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30 Under 30 is back for 2024: Nominate now!

Published:  19 January, 2024

Harpers 30 Under 30 is officially back for its third year as we embark on our latest search to find the wine & spirit industry’s future leaders.


Guy Woodward: The case for wineries with soul

Published:  12 September, 2023

The World’s Best Vineyards awards are something of a misnomer. The competition recognises wineries for the quality of their visitor experience rather than their vineyard – tourism over terroir, if you will. But they are no less reputed, or noteworthy, for that.


50 Best Indies: Deadline extended

Published:  11 July, 2023

There is still time to add nominations for Harpers’ 50 Best Indies – the definitive list of the best indie merchants operating in the UK.


Harpers Design Awards 2022: The results

Published:  08 December, 2022

Judging the package, rather than the liquid within, is always an eye-opening and interesting exercise, and this year’s Harpers Design Awards once again delivered some sublime entries worthy of celebration. Andrew Catchpole dips in.


London bars win big at US ‘Tales’

Published:  29 July, 2022

Some of London’s top bars have made a splash at Tales of the Cocktail’s annual Spirited Awards, where they picked up five of the eight international awards – including the gong for the World’s Best Bar.


English wine comes of age at the UK’s wine ‘BAFTAs’

Published:  18 July, 2022

English and Welsh wine appears to have entered a new era of maturity, as ‘newcomers’ to the scene continue to rake in accolades alongside more established names.


IWC Awards 2022: See the results

Published:  08 July, 2022

The International Wine Challenge (IWC) awards were announced on a fine summer’s evening last night at London’s Hurlingham Club, where the achievements of both on and off-trade were celebrated alongside a number of new award categories.


English sparkling triumphs at Vivino Community Awards

Published:  17 November, 2021

Vivino’s 2021 Community Awards has revealed some fascinating insights into the preferences of consumers worldwide, including the enormous popularity of English fizz in the UK.


Diversity scholars recognised at The 2021 Golden Vines Awards

Published:  11 October, 2021

The 2021 Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships have been awarded to Angela Elizabeth Scott from the USA and Dr Erna Blancquaert from South Africa.


Vintners’ Company inaugural awards celebrates UK wine talent

Published:  20 September, 2021

The Vintners’ Company hosted its brand new awards at the Vintners’ Hall in the City of London last Friday (September 17), where Liberty Wines and Ruth Spivey of Wine Car Boot were among those recognised for their contributions to the UK wine industry.


IWC 2021 award winners revealed

Published:  30 June, 2021

The International Wine Challenge (IWC) has revealed the winners of its much anticipated annual awards at its first in-person gala dinner this evening since the beginning of the pandemic.


Chaine’s GB young chef and somm winning duo announced

Published:  30 June, 2021

Chef Kieran Bradley and sommelier Markron Patana have been announced as the winners of the Chaine des Rotisseurs Awards, recognising up-and-coming young talent in the industry.


Scottish Wholesale Association’s Achievers Awards open for entries

Published:  29 June, 2021

Entries are now open for the Achievers Awards 2022, the industry programme that rewards outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland.


Wine GB unveils 2021 award winners

Published:  24 June, 2021

Wine GB has unveiled the the winners of this year’s awards for which there was a record number of entries and first-time entrants from all over England and Wales.


Entries now open for Harpers Design Awards 2021

Published:  21 May, 2021

Harpers is delighted to announce that our Design Awards 2021 is now open for entries from all areas of the drinks industry.


Awards recognising ‘pandemic start-ups’ launches

Published:  10 March, 2021

International Food &  Drink Event (IFE) has teamed  up with challenger brand builder Mission Ventures to showcase  innovative  start-ups  in the food and drink sector, including alcohol, which have launched during the Covid-19 pandemic.   


Basset legacy scholarships to tackle “shameful lack” of MW and MS diversity

Published:  03 March, 2021

Leading lights from the world of fine wine have announced plans to find the future BAME and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of colour) hospitality leaders, by launching two new MS and MW scholarships which will be funded via a new glittering awards ceremony at London hotspot Annabel’s.


Kleine Zalze tops Platter’s gongs

Published:  13 November, 2020

Stellenbosch producer Kleine Zalze has been named Top Performing Winery of the Year in the latest annual Platter’s South African wine guide.


WinesDirect Awards 2020

Published:  16 September, 2020

Harpers teamed up with WinesDirect for its third annual WinesDirect Awards. Voted for purely by consumers, the awards celebrate supermarkets, wine merchants 
and brands in the beers, wines and spirits industry.


Wine GB 2020 awards announced

Published:  08 September, 2020

Hattingley Valley Wines has won the Supreme Champion trophy for its King’s Cuvée 2014 at the 2020 Wine GB Awards, which were revealed in a virtual ceremony today.