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The Champagne Academy celebrates 60 years and unveils its 2016 course programme

Published:  11 May, 2016
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English wines shine at annual tasting

Published:  10 May, 2016

At yesterday's English Wine Producers trade tasting thirty-five producers exhibited making it the largest tasting for the EWP to date.

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Q&A: Dermot Sugrue, Wiston Estate

Published:  10 May, 2016

With his Wiston Estate and Sugrue Pierre sparkling wines scooping up accolades and awards, Dermot Sugrue, the Irish-born winemaker is at the forefront of the English fizz scene.

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Kantar Worldpanel: It is the 'golden' age of groceries for consumers, but not for retailers

Published:  09 May, 2016

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel released last week show all major supermarkets posted a slowdown in their rate of growth, but consumers are saving more than ever.

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LWF: WSTA's chief warns of uncertainty ahead for trade

Published:  09 May, 2016

At the London Wine Fair 2016 held last week at Kensington Olympia, chief executive officer of the Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) warned the trade may face some challenges in the year ahead following the Chief Medical Officer's revised guidelines for alcohol consumption.

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Gilbert's Grape: Surviving the LWF

Published:  09 May, 2016

The world of wine and spirits can be a minefield for newcomers. So Harpers senior reporter and wine newbie Jo Gilbert has decided to give a straight-talking account of what it's like to be a wannabe wino in an experts' industry.

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LWF: UK wine market niche trends

Published:  06 May, 2016

Masculine wines, sophisticated rosés and fruit-flavoured sparkling offerings have put themselves on the map as emerging trends, which will continue to gain traction over the course of the next few years.

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Lanchester adds Vintrigue to its wines

Published:  06 May, 2016
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LWF: UK wine market major trends

Published:  06 May, 2016
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Masi launches "world's first" sparkling appassimento wine in to UK's booming sparkling category

Published:  06 May, 2016

Masi Agricola is looking to grab a slice of the pie in the UK's sparkling market - which is set to become the world's largest by 2020.

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Distell looks to increase market share in the UK

Published:  05 May, 2016

South African wine and spirits conglomerate Distell is focusing on expanding its market share in the UK according to Joseph Walsh the commercial director UK & Ireland.

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LWF: Is a Wikipedia for the wine industry possible?

Published:  05 May, 2016

A hot topic of conversation on the last day of the London Wine Fair is about how those in the industry share knowledge and information - and if the trade is working towards encyclopaedic database in the vein of Wikipedia.

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Off-Piste go after flavoured drinks market with alcoholic wine cocktail

Published:  05 May, 2016

Makers & Co., a new range of lightly sparkling 4% alcohol drinks, is taking centre at the Off-Piste stand at this year's London Wine Fair.

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Negociants UK launches Australian winery's rare grape variety

Published:  05 May, 2016

Chaffey Bros Wine Company's quirky names like Not Your Grandma's Rose and Düfte Punkt are the type that catch the eye while wandering around the London Wine Fair.

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LWF: Bibendum PLB expands its Chinese offering with new range

Published:  05 May, 2016

Bibendum PLB unveiled the latest addition to its portfolio at the London Wine Fair yesterday (May 4) - a Chinese wine created by Austrian winemaker Lenz Moser.

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Domaines Paul Mas aims to remove sulphur by 2020

Published:  04 May, 2016

Over the past year, Domaines Paul Mas has succeeded in fermenting without using any SO2 until right at the end of the vinification process.

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Sandeman: Port bottled with spirit attitude

Published:  04 May, 2016

Sandeman is showcasing its rebranded tawny port at the London Wine Fair - which has been bottled to resemble a whiskey bottle.

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Q&A: Sunaina Sethi, JKS Restaurants

Published:  04 May, 2016

At just 29, Sethi has already developed the wine lists for London restaurants Trishna, Gymkhana and Hoppers. Jo Gilbert asks what it's like to jump ship.

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LWF: Can wine be 'cool'? Selling Wines Craft Credentials

Published:  03 May, 2016

Harpers took to the stage at the LWF to ask a panel of experts what is the definition of 'craft' - and can it help to boost excitement in the wine industry?

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LWF: Esoterica - A fair within a fair

Published:  03 May, 2016

The upper floor of the Kensington Olympia is buzzing this morning.

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