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Bottle-shaped tins to encase Cockburn's Special Reserve in run-up to Christmas

Published:  17 September, 2015

Cockburn's Special Reserve port is to be available in three brightly-coloured tins in selected retail accounts from November.

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Analysis: A rise in white and red wines from Bordeaux demostrate its diversity

Published:  16 September, 2015

Looking beyond red and the hype of en primeur there seems to be a resurgence in white and rosé wines from Bordeaux.

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Caliterra winemaker tips Malbec to do big things in Chile

Published:  16 September, 2015

A leading Chilean winemaker thinks Malbec could be a grape with a big future in the country.

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Italian producer Piccini launches sparkling wine as a competitive alternative to Prosecco

Published:  16 September, 2015

Chianti producer Piccini has launched a sparkling wine made with grapes from Prosecco territory.

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Prestige Champagne cuvée from Taittinger gets UK release

Published:  15 September, 2015

Taittinger is releasing its 2006 vintage Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut this month.

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Raul Diaz and hospitality industry veteran John Davey launch Hospitality Workshops

Published:  15 September, 2015

Following the success of the launching his own programme WineTraining Ltd earlier this year Raul Diaz has partnered with John Davey to offer a comprehensive service and wine training programme for the on-trade called Hospitality Workshops.

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Sparkling wine continues to fizz with on-trade sales up by more than half in a year

Published:  15 September, 2015

Sparkling wine is the star performer in the drinks trade with the value of on-trade sales up by more than half in the year to July 7, according to Nielsen figures in the third quarter market report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Accolade buys Chilean producer Viña Anakena

Published:  15 September, 2015

Accolade Wines claims to be the first company to have a presence in each of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, North America and South America after buying Chilean producer Viña Anakena.

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Insights: How effective are sponsorship deals really?

Published:  14 September, 2015

As the Rugby World Cup fast approaches, Harpers.co.uk looks at the lucrative sponsorship deals and the drinks brands lucky enough to have landed them.

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Q&A: Philippe Dhalluin, managing director of Châteaux wines, Château Mouton Rothschild

Published:  14 September, 2015

Dhalluin has been overseeing the winemaking at Mouton Rothschild and several of its estates since 2003. He talks about the joys, as well as the pressures, of leading arguably one of the most iconic wine labels in the world.

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Sparkling wine helps push up online sales by 11% in first quarter of 2015 says WDR

Published:  14 September, 2015

The value of online wine sales rose 11% in the first quarter of 2015 according to analysis by the Wilson Drinks Report.

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Bibendum PLB aims to showcase regional Argentina with two new wine ranges

Published:  14 September, 2015

Bibendum PLB has launched two new wine ranges from Argentina.

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Australian wine bodies unite in call for tax reform and more marketing investment

Published:  14 September, 2015

Two leading Australian wine trade bodies have called on the federal government to make tax reforms and invest more in global marketing to help the industry.

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Riesling competition wins for Luvians and London House

Published:  14 September, 2015

Luvians Bottle Shop in St Andrews has been named retail winner of Wines of Germany's 31 Days of German Riesling promotion this year.

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Gallo launches Canyon Road and adds Barefoot single-serve bottles

Published:  14 September, 2015

Gallo is launching the Canyon Road premium Californian wine brand in the UK market.

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South America | Strength in diversity

Published:  11 September, 2015

Bringing together the flavours and cultures of South America paints a wine picture that's as colourful as it is diverse

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Harpers Global Design Awards 2015: The Results

Published:  11 September, 2015

The competition to stand out not just on-shelf but also on-screen means there is intense pressure on wine producers, suppliers and, most of all, the creative and design agencies behind the labels to really up their game. Here are the results from the first worldwide Harpers Design Awards where we invited entries from around the world, attracting designs from the US, Australia and across Europe.

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Majestic launches first own-label range under Definition umbrella

Published:  11 September, 2015

Majestic has launched its first own-label range of wines.

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South African wine producer Perdeberg joins Boutinot portfolio in the UK

Published:  11 September, 2015
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Guy Woodward: Are wine and humour like a joyless marriage?

Published:  11 September, 2015

Guy Woodward asks whether the wine trade needs to loosen up a bit.

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