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Deadline for Harpers Awards 2014 extended for a further week

Published:  10 March, 2014

The deadline for entries to this year's Harpers Awards has been extended for another week.

 

 

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Christmas 2013: the winners and losers

Published:  07 March, 2014

Helen Stares, client business partner at Nielsen, takes a look at premiumisation across the drinks trade last Christmas and how the solid growth was at the top end

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The merchants of vintage

Published:  07 March, 2014

The third meeting of Harpers' Independent Wine Crew of leading multi-site wine merchants reflected a real step-change in how they are able to help each other in buying, sourcing and storing wine. Richard Siddle and Erin Smith report

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New device aims to turn water into wine

Published:  06 March, 2014

The founder of struggling flash wine sale site Lot 18 has come up with another radical idea for the wine trade -a machine to turn water into wine within three days.

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Vente-privee.com to launch wine flash sales in the UK

Published:  06 March, 2014

The growth of flash-sales sites looks set to hit online wine retailers as French giant vente-privee.com prepares for its UK wine launch.

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The Co-operative looks to convert mainstream wine brands to Fairtrade

Published:  04 March, 2014

The Co-operative is looking to recruit more mainstream wine brands into Fairtrade as it prepares to relaunch its range.

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Virgin Wines to sell fine wines from New World

Published:  04 March, 2014

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Specialist drinks retailers not enjoying same level of growth as rest of high street says CBI

Published:  28 February, 2014

Specialist drink and food retailers are not performing as strongly as the rest of the retail industry which has seen sales grow at their fastest pace since June 2012, according to the latest figures from the CBI.

 

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Online retailer Winetrust100 hits targets for first year

Published:  18 February, 2014

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Q&A with John Valentine, founder of Winetrust100, the online wine retailer

Published:  18 February, 2014

Set up in March 2013, Winetrust100 gathers experts to seek out the world's top 100 wines based on the price quality ratio. Founder John Valentine tells Dominic Weaver how it works.

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PLB says 'change inevitable'

Published:  17 February, 2014

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  14 February, 2014

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

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Harpers Awards 2014: still time to enter

Published:  14 February, 2014

The Harpers Awards is a opportunity to be recognised as a key merchant, retailer and UK on-trade establishment in the trade. Be rewarded for all the hard work you and your team do. With a host of categories across the industry and the on- and off-trade, here's how you can get involved.

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Major drinks firms back Harpers call to get producers behind Call Time on Duty campaign

Published:  13 February, 2014

Direct Wines, Matthew Clark and Bibendum are just three of the big name UK wine companies that have got behind the Harpers initiative to get as many wine producers as possible to back the Wine & Spirit Trade Association-led Call Time on Duty campaign and make the government aware how damaging its on-going alcohol duty strategy is on the UK drinks industry.

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Naked Wines promotes Eamon FitzGerald to managing director

Published:  13 February, 2014

The online wine retailer Naked Wines has promoted Eamon FitzGerald to managing director of its UK operation

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?India's Soul Tree Wines targets UK retail

Published:  12 February, 2014

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Free Run Wines to boost its French portfolio

Published:  12 February, 2014

Free Run Wines is planning a boost its French portfolio and develop intellectual property to add value to the business.

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?The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  07 February, 2014

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

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PLB takes its wines on the road to independents

Published:  07 February, 2014

Harpers has teamed up with national wine distributor PLB to run a special debate on the growth and opportunity in online retailing as part of its series of regional roadshows that is taking its wines to the independent trade in March.

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Below cost ban means average bottle of wine must sell above £2.41

Published:  05 February, 2014

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