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Thieves steal £500,000 of wine from Paris restaurant

Published:  03 July, 2019

Thieves have broken into the cellar of a two-star Michelin restaurant in Paris and stolen at least 150 bottlse of wine, it has been reported.

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Fine Wine beats hedge funds and art works as stable investment

Published:  11 April, 2019

Fine wine is a less volatile investment than all other major alternative assets, according to a new report released today by fine wine investment management specialist Cult Wines.

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Bibendum signs deal as wine supplier to Cubitt House 


Published:  20 February, 2019

Bibendum Wine has been appointed sole wine supplier for Cubitt House as the London-based group looks to expand.

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Conversion Group adds Gracie Events to investment portfolio

Published:  30 January, 2019

The Conversion Group has added fine wine events specialists Gracie Events to its expanding portfolio of investments in luxury businesses.

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Stannary St Wine Co appoints fine wine account manager

Published:  24 January, 2019

Stannary St Wine Co has expanded its team with the addition of Kim Suddens as fine wine account manager.

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BI reports 8% increase in turnover boosted by UK

Published:  17 January, 2019

Fine wine and spirits merchant BI has reported an 8% increase in annual turnover to £95 million boosted by a hike in sales to UK buyers.

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New website to revamp the world of fine wine

Published:  09 January, 2019

A new fine wine website launching in February 2019 will “redefine the way consumers experience and purchase fine wine” according to its founders.

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Looking ahead: Talya Roberson, director, Roberson Wine

Published:  19 December, 2018

Once again we are catching up with the trade over the next few weeks to find out how businesses are making the most of the all-important Christmas trading period, while also looking ahead to the challenges and opportunities 2019 will bring.

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Fine wine more stable than gold as Burgundy drives record high for investment market

Published:  13 December, 2018

Burgundy thrived, Bordeaux consolidated and wine investment proved more stable than gold, according to the Liv-ex annual summary of the 2018 market, described as “a record breaking year”.

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Looking ahead: Andrew Johnson, Woodwinters

Published:  13 December, 2018

Tumultuous political times are offering an interesting backdrop to our latest Looking Ahead series.

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‘Ready to drink’ 2017 Burgundies could ease sky-high prices ahead of Brexit

Published:  15 November, 2018

The wines now emerging from Burgundy’s 2017 vintage could help to ease the pockets of restaurants and fine wine merchants, it has been suggested.

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Distell to launch fine wine division

Published:  14 November, 2018

African wine, spirits and cider giant Distell is set to launch a new premium wine division with Nederburg as its flagship, Harpers can reveal.

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Fine Wine Partners collaborates with The Vinorium

Published:  05 November, 2018

Fine Wine Partners, the fine wine division of Accolade Wines, has announced an ongoing partnership with UK Australian wine specialist, The Vinorium.

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Accolade sparkling head and wine icon Ed Carr on launching Tasmanian fizz onto the world stage

Published:  01 November, 2018

Fresh from his win at the Lifetime Achievement Awards at last week’s Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships in London, Ed Carr, group head sparkling winemaker at Accolade Wines talked to Harpers about putting Tasmania on the map.

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Schloss Gobelsburg urges Austrian winemakers to adopt ‘Champenoise’ approach to distribution

Published:  10 October, 2018

The Austrian fine wine industry has been urged to adopt a more 'Champenoise' approach to distribution by leading producer Schloss Gobelsburg.

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Stannary St Wine Co appoints co-head of private client sales

Published:  10 October, 2018

Specialist online wine merchant Stannary St Wine Co has appointed wine expert and current MW candidate Sara Guiducci to the newly created position of co-head of private client sales.

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London’s K Bar taps into trend of serving wine by the glass

Published:  13 August, 2018

Kensington Hotel’s The K Bar and Town House restaurant has begun selling its entire wine list by the glass.

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BI reports soaring sales

Published:  06 August, 2018

Fine wine and rare spirits merchant BI has reported a 6.1% hike in turnover to £51 million for the first half of 2018.

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Accolade appoints account manager for Fine Wine Partners

Published:  04 June, 2018

Accolade Wines has appointed Hansi Baumann as account manager, UK & Ireland, for its recently launched fine wine division - Fine Wine Partners.

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Fattorini joins Berry Bros as head of FMV London sales

Published:  24 May, 2018

Berry Bros & Rudd (BB&R) has appointed Joe Fattorini as head of London sales for its in-house UK wholesale arm, Fields Morris & Verdin (FMV).

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