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?Brangelina's Rosé to be sold at Berry Bros

Published:  10 February, 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Château Miraval Rosé released its second vintage last week and Berry Bros. & Rudd will get the first pre-allocation of the wine to be sold in the UK.

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Bodegas Muriel to target independents with its Rioja wines through Moreno Wines

Published:  07 February, 2014

Spanish producer, Bodegas Muriel, is looking to strengthen its distibution in the independent sector after signing an exclusive agreement with Moreno Wines having already built up good distribution in the multiple off-trade through Off Piste Wines. 

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?The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  07 February, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Brazilian wines are all set for mainstream distribution across the UK ahead of the World Cup

Published:  07 February, 2014

Wines of Brasil is looking to galvanise support for its wines in the UK on the back of this summer's World Cup with new marketing and promotional campaigns.

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Bibendum's Michael Saunders: "Why wine isn't enough..."

Published:  07 February, 2014

Sourcing and selling wine at Bibendum is the day job; it stands out from the competition by what it can tell its customers about their own businesses. Managing director, Michael Saunders

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Getting ready for SITT : Spring clean your wine list

Published:  07 February, 2014

Ahead of this month's SITT tastings, Erin Smith talks to key suppliers about how they hope to help independents give their range a boost

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?The Smith report: The rise of the Great British pound

Published:  07 February, 2014

Erin Smith assesses the currency map as the pound continues to gain ground

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Improving picture for UK wine trade, says Rabobank

Published:  06 February, 2014
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New single serve wine glasses prepare to ramp up UK distribution

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Liv-ex boss says fine wine storage Vine could be 'game-changer'

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Q&A with James Miles, Liv-ex co-founder and managing director

Published:  06 February, 2014

Miles tells harpers.co.uk about making fine wine trading easier, innovation around supply chain, and why regions outside Bordeaux are becoming more important.

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Domaines Paul Mas acquires eighth vineyard in Languedoc

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Villa Maria buys Hawkes Bay vineyard

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Below cost ban means average bottle of wine must sell above £2.41

Published:  05 February, 2014
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Bibendum to stop its annual tasting in favour of smaller channel specific events

Published:  05 February, 2014

Bibendum has no intention of ever running again the kind of large scale annual company tasting it has become so well known for in the trade and will instead run channel specific smaller events around the country.

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California's drought could raise foreign wine imports to the US and bulk wine prices

Published:  05 February, 2014

With California in the midst of one the most severe droughts in its history, the shortfall in domestic wine supply in the US could see a rise in bulk wine prices and an increase in foregin wine imports. 

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Natural wines don't need quirky category, argues Real Wine Fair founder

Published:  05 February, 2014
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Oxford Wine Festival hopes to attract 3,000 consumers

Published:  05 February, 2014
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New African importer looks to distribute premium European wine across the continent

Published:  04 February, 2014

Africa Wine Merchants, a new specialist wine importer based in Cape Town, is looking to bring premium European wines to key emerging markets across Africa.

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Argentina, Chile and South Africa team up again at ProWein

Published:  04 February, 2014

Following their tasting tie up last September in London the generic bodies of Argentina, Chile and South Africa are teaming up again to present their wines under the banner of Wines of the Beautiful South at this year's Prowein trade fair in Dusseldorf in March.

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