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Analysis: Generation Riesling's young winemakers are changing the country's wine image

Published:  19 July, 2016

In just 10 short years, Generation Riesling's young producers have created game-changing momentum.

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Insights: What does the currency rollercoaster mean for the UK wine trade?

Published:  19 July, 2016

Following the referendum vote and the UK voting to leave the European Union, currency has been in a state of flux. What could it mean for the trade in the long term?

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The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  15 July, 2016

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Insights: Italy's Montalcino producers are adapting and looking to the future

Published:  13 July, 2016

As one of Italy's best known DOCGs Montalcino is slowly remodulating to changing consumer habits and patterns of demand. 

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Analysis: Wines from the south of France's dramatic evolution

Published:  11 July, 2016

The revolution in Languedoc-Roussillon winemaking is one of the most dramatic in France's wine industry in recent times.

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The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  08 July, 2016

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The Smith Report: Transparency in the digital age

Published:  08 July, 2016

In today's digital age with so much business and information changing hands electronically, the digital trail that is left behind is hard to erase. Similarly, authenticity and transparency with customers and consumers is becoming increasingly important.

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Think Indie: Survey results show independent sector had been improving leading up to Brexit

Published:  08 July, 2016

Ahead of our Think Indie, Drink Indie symposium on July 12, Harpers took the temperature of the sector with a far-reaching survey, revealing a generally positive outlook for the future of the independent trade, but with several common challenges.

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COPY: The Drinks Wholesaler: Intriguing Times

Published:  05 July, 2016

We've covered a far-reaching spread of issues, insights, interviews and profiles in these pages along with focuses on the sparkling wine category, gin, British beer and the contrasting, but in some ways complementary, wine offers of Chile and Argentina. We also examine what the word 'craft' means to consumers and ask whether it can be better applied to wine to engage millennials.

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The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  01 July, 2016

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Insights: Unravelling the state of Georgian wine

Published:  23 June, 2016

The 9th annual Winexpo wine fair in Tbilisi this June saw a renewed focus on kvevri, 8,000 years of winemaking history, along with the evolution of Georgia's mainstream wines

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Analysis: Franciacorta looks to expand its exports

Published:  22 June, 2016

It is hard to think of an Italian wine region with a lower international profile than Franciacorta.

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Insights: Selling wine's 'craft' credentials

Published:  20 June, 2016

Last month at Harper's London Wine Fair Industry Briefing the debate focused on whether wine can cash in on the craft boom.

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Insights: The current state of Georgian wines

Published:  16 June, 2016

Following Winexpo held in Gerogia earlier this month wine professionals had the opprotunity to discover the diveristy of country.

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Analysis: Austrian winemakers today are a mix of traditionalists and renegades

Published:  16 June, 2016

Austria continues on its highly creative and diversified path through its vast mix of traditionalist and renegade producers. They have taken the Grüner Veltliner ball and sprinted with it, meaning the same ambition, talent and individual drive that turned an unknown grape variety into one of the wine and culinary world's darlings over the past couple of decades continues full speed ahead today.

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Insights: Somms are in high demand during casual dining boom

Published:  14 June, 2016

The role of sommelier has fast evolved in our ever more competitive and casual dining era and are in high demand across the UK.

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Analysis: How directly engaging with consumer can pay big dividends

Published:  09 June, 2016

Directly engaging with consumers can pay big dividends for a modest outlay, if coupled with imagination. One Cork One Point from the Haciendas Company, the Beronia Txoko Club with Gonzáles Byass and Concha Y Toro all are offering winning initiatives where wine companies are building relationships directly with consumers.

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Insights: The future of bricks and mortar

Published:  08 June, 2016

In a tough and increasingly online retail environment why are wine shops continuing to open?

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Selling wine's 'craft' credentials

Published:  07 June, 2016
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Analysis: LWF has sophisticated its offer, but could it do more?

Published:  07 June, 2016

Looking back at last month's London Wine Fair, many were pleased with the amount of activity at the trade show and how it added value to its offer this year. But could it do more?

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