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Brexit pushed Californian wine price up by a fifth

Published:  27 June, 2018

The average price of Californian wine imported to the European Union surged by nearly a fifth in the year of the Brexit vote, analysis by Harpers reveals.

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The urbane spread of urban wineries

Published:  26 June, 2018

London’s growing number of urban wineries is cleverly capitalising on the hyper-local trend by bringing winemaking and wine tourism to consumers’ doorsteps. 

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Jerry Lockspieser: Selling equity in your business - great for growth or dancing with the devil?

Published:  26 June, 2018

Much is being written these days about consumers wanting authenticity, honesty and transparency in the products they buy, and the companies they buy them from. The news from across the drinks aisle that craft brewer Beavertown has sold an undisclosed minority stake to corporate giant Heineken for £40m raises interesting questions in this arena.

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Bancroft turns to Delicato for latest Cali partnership

Published:  25 June, 2018

Bancroft Wines is ramping up its distribution of Californian wines via a new partnership with Delicato Family Vineyards' – the seventh largest exporter of wines from the Golden State.

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Kiwi winegrowers predict ‘modest’ export growth in spite of good harvest

Published:  25 June, 2018

New Zealand winegrowers are predicting only modest export growth for the coming year in spite of a 6% surge in grape production.

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Italian innovation

Published:  25 June, 2018

Harpers approached leading producers and consorzios to discover where investment is taking place and what new varieties, styles and initiatives are being driven forward

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Harpers Industry Briefing: The Future of the Agency Model

Published:  21 June, 2018

Harpers editor Andrew Catchpole gathered a cross-trade panel at the London Wine Fair to examine the evolving role of the agent in a fast-changing world, sparking a lively debate among those present. This event took in the implications for all those in the supply chain, asking what added service and value both producers and accounts now expect from agents, along with the issues, challenges and opportunities presented by a highly competitive marketplace. Here are some of the key points from the session

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Bibendum to supply Market Halls’ pop-up venture

Published:  21 June, 2018

Bibendum has teamed up with Market Halls to supply the company’s new pop-up venture in Fulham.

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Plumpton College introduces awareness day to highlight ‘light strike’ damage

Published:  20 June, 2018

Plumpton College has, in partnership with Sparkling Wine World Championship (CSWWC) and Nyetimber introduced a ‘light strike’ awareness day coinciding with summer solstice - the longest day of the year.

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Italian diversity paving the way for premium Prosecco?

Published:  20 June, 2018

A greater appreciation of Italy’s regions and varietal diversity could be laying the groundwork for the longevity of Prosecco, according to experts.

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Loire Valley estate Coteau des Treilles changes hands

Published:  20 June, 2018

Coteau des Treilles owner Jo Pithon has after 40 years transmitted his estate to ‘wine enthusiast’ Ivan Massonnat.

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Österreichische Traditionsweingüter nearly doubles number of estate members

Published:  19 June, 2018

The Österreichische Traditionsweingüter (Traditional Austrian Winemakers) association has welcomed two new regions - Wien and Carnuntum, nearly doubling its number of wine estates.

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Gonzalez Byass turns focus on Champagne Deutz

Published:  19 June, 2018

Gonzalez Byass has turned the focus on Champagne Deutz with a summer push to promote the premium French fizz.

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Red Squirrel grows buying team

Published:  18 June, 2018

London-based wine importer Red Squirrel has expanded its team with a new buyer.

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Jascots appoints new head of sales

Published:  18 June, 2018

Jascots has appointed Miles Platt as its new head of sales.

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Meet the buyers: Shaun Healy, LWC Drinks

Published:  18 June, 2018

This month’s Meet the Buyers series zones in on some of the best suppliers the to UK’s vibrant on-trade.

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Piper-Heidsieck promotes Séverine Frerson to Chef de Cave

Published:  15 June, 2018

Piper-Heidsieck has promoted Séverine Frerson to the role of Chef de Cave.

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California Wine Institute welcomes new chairman

Published:  15 June, 2018

Chris Indelicato of Delicato Family Vineyards has been voted in by members as Wine Institute chairman for 2018 to 2019 at the association’s 84th annual meeting.

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Concha y Toro unveils new look for on-trade portfolio

Published:  15 June, 2018

Concha y Toro has unveiled a new look for its on-trade exclusive CyT branded house wines and Mountain Range premium-house option.

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The week that was

Published:  15 June, 2018

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, here’s a review of the top online news, analysis, opinions and features.

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