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Curious Vines launches higher education support platform

Published:  11 December, 2023

Curious Vines, the online community connecting women in wine, has launched a support programme focusing on MW, MS, WSET Diploma and CMS Advanced qualifications.


On-trade: To somm or not to somm?

Published:  24 July, 2023

Weighing up the worth of a good sommelier, Chris Losh explores the benefits they can deliver.


Kai Mayfair sommelier takes home the 2023 UK Ruinart gong

Published:  22 February, 2023

Mateusz Kowlczyk of Kai Mayfair has been announced as the winner of the 2023 UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge, taking home the title in the seventh year of the competition.


Armit welcomes new agencies from the southern Rhône

Published:  03 October, 2022

Armit Wines, renowned for its strong Italian portfolio, has signed an agreement to represent to Domaine le Prieuré des Papes and Domaine de la Pousterle in the UK.


Harpers' new Top 25 Sommeliers in the UK revealed

Published:  04 July, 2022

As the on-trade bounces back, Harpers is delighted to unveil its new annual list of the best somms in the UK.


Gosset Matchmakers Competition returns for its seventh year

Published:  09 May, 2022

Champagne Gosset welcome entries for the 2022 edition of its landmark Matchmakers Competition, run in collaboration with The Sommelier Collective and Le Cordon Bleu in London.


New Zealand Winegrowers launch 'Wine Trade Hub' as part of NZ Wine Week

Published:  07 February, 2022

As the second digital edition of the New Zealand Wine Week gets under way, NZ Winegrowers has launched a new educational tool – the New Zealand Wine Trade Hub.


Two travel bursaries awarded for 2021 Gerard Basset Travel Scholarship

Published:  19 October, 2021

Two travel bursaries in Gerard Basset’s name are set to be awarded this year.


SITT: The Future of the On-Trade

Published:  19 October, 2021

Harpers’ Shaping the Future of the On-Trade debate at SITT London brought together leading operators to discuss the changing face of business in a post-pandemic world.


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.


NTIA calls Welsh Covid passport vote a ‘shambles’

Published:  06 October, 2021

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has called the vote on the introduction of Welsh Covid passports a ‘shambles’ and has called for an urgent revote.


Future-proofing the on-trade

Published:  22 September, 2021

With the buffeting the on-trade has received it’s hardly surprising that many are talking about ongoing change, as Andrew Catchpole asks what form that may take.


Foundation puts Basset front and centre as it unveils expanded remit

Published:  15 September, 2021

The charity founded by family and colleagues of the late Gerard Basset OBE MW MS has broadened its mission statement to include promoting diversity and inclusion across the hospitality industry, in addition to embracing a shorter title.


Neumann joins Fells

Published:  05 July, 2021

Stefan Neumann MS has joined John E Fells in the role of wine consultant, to work alongside the London and regional wine teams.


Flint takes on on-trade distribution of M.Chapoutier

Published:  14 June, 2021

Hatch Mansfield has appointed Flint Wines as one of its key on-trade partners of five wine ranges from Rhône producer M.Chapoutier.


Rousset and Pineau extend partnership with new bar

Published:  08 June, 2021

Xavier Rousset MS and bar owner Steve Pineau have teamed up again, this time to open a new prohibition style bar named Nocturne. 


Trade Hospitality app adds new membership tiers ahead of re-opening

Published:  07 April, 2021

The Trade Hospitality app has launched two new membership tiers ahead of the 12 April partial on-trade re-opening, with access to private member clubs and a corporate deal now featured.


Champagne Gosset Matchmakers 2021 open for entries

Published:  22 March, 2021

Champagne Gosset is once again reaching out to chefs and sommeliers to take part in its annual Matchmakers competition and be in with a chance of winning an all expenses paid trip to its estate.


Webinar to address the ‘existential’ on-trade staffing crisis

Published:  18 March, 2021

Robin Hutson, CEO of The Pig and Lime Wood hotels, Chantelle Nicholson, chef-patron of Tredwells and All's Well, and restaurateur Xavier Rousset MS are to headline a Staffing for Success webinar on Monday 22 March (3.30pm) on one of the biggest challenges facing the post-pandemic restaurant world.


All-star judging line up for Copa Jerez 2021 revealed

Published:  16 March, 2021

Sherry’s flagship culinary competition has announced the judges for this year’s edition, with Sarah Jane Evans MW, Matthieu Longuere MS, and Anna Haugh all due to appear in this year’s prestigious hot seat.