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Qubit: Beers Wines and Spirits Online Benchmark Report

Published:  19 July, 2013

This Qubit benchmark looks at the onsite effectiveness of some of the UK's most popular alcohol retailers' websites. It uses industry best practice criteria to analyse the performance of each site against set customer user journeys.

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Chileans breaking the mould

Published:  11 June, 2013

In the first instalment of a two-part Chile focus, Laura Heywood meets the winemakers in the north of the country who are breaking new vinous ground

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Portugal sets its sights on pushing quality

Published:  11 June, 2013

As Portuguese wines gain steadier ground in the UK, Carol Emmas asks what the country needs to do to attract a wider audience

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What does the future hold for independents?

Published:  22 May, 2013

We reveal the results of phase two of Harpers' Indies Uncovered project ? the most comprehensive survey of independent merchants to date.

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Country reports: South Africa

Published:  15 March, 2013

To purchase the full report, priced £99 (ex-VAT), go to the Harpers Shop. This could well be South Africa's year, so say its proponents and supporters in the UK trade. As do high-profile writers ranging from Tim Atkin MW to Neal Martin, both of whom have singled the country out as being the most exciting New World producer today - and they are not alone. There is a groundswell of opinion that South Africa's time has come, so long as it can now capitalise wisely on the many positive currently in its favour.

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Country reports: Spain

Published:  30 November, 2012

Spain has been reaching out to export markets, such as the UK, with an increasingly "can-do" attitude...

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Country reports: Argentina

Published:  25 May, 2012

One of the joys of communicating about Argentina is that the country provokes such a positive...

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Country reports: Australia

Published:  27 January, 2012

For my money, Australia remains the most diverse and exciting wine producer in the southern hemisphere...

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