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Sustainability Report: Plotting Progress

Published:  05 December, 2023

James Lawrence charts the progress being made by the growing number of Harpers Sustainability Charter participants.

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Spain report: Extremes roundtable with Ramón Bilbao

Published:  06 November, 2023

Andrew Catchpole gathered a specialist panel to explore the evolution and boundary pushing across Spain.

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Harpers exclusive: Enotria’s new CEO

Published:  02 October, 2023

Enotria & Coe has announced a new CEO, Harpers can exclusively reveal, with Julian Momen taking over in the top job from long-standing CEO Troy Christensen.

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Round Table: Low & no

Published:  20 September, 2023

In partnership with Wild Idol and Spirits of Virtue

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Spain needs greater penetration of secondary market to raise profile

Published:  18 September, 2023

To lift the perception of Spain’s more premium and off-beat offerings, the country’s top wines need to be more visible on the high-end buying circuit. 

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Enotria & Coe welcomes new COO

Published:  15 August, 2023

Enotria & Coe has announced the appointment of Julian Momen as its new chief operating officer (COO), who has joined the company after holding several top jobs across the industry.

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Multiples: Shoppers to pay price for duty

Published:  07 August, 2023

With wine duty set to increase by 20% and spirits duty by more than 10%, how might supermarkets offset these costs? James Bayley reports.

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Sustainability Report: Work in progress

Published:  07 July, 2023

The takeaways from both a Harpers sustainability panel and a joint session with Enotria & Coe at LWF all pointed to the ever-increasing need to act – and act fast – to stay ahead of the curve.

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France Report: Agile approach

Published:  26 June, 2023

Frozen out at the entry level by difficult harvests, and with increasingly eye-watering prices at the top, France is having to be nimble as a category – though its brand equity remains high, writes Jo Gilbert.

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Wine in the festival spirit

Published:  12 June, 2023

Portable wine formats tend to get overlooked at many of the big music festivals, but there are still plenty of opportunities. James Bayley reports.

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Trading sustainability

Published:  28 April, 2023

A year on from the launch of the Harpers Sustainability Charter, the signatures continue to come, as Andrew Catchpole reports.

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C&C Group’s Bibendum and Matthew Clark join Harpers Sustainability Charter

Published:  10 February, 2023

One of the UK’s leading premium wine specialists, Bibendum, has signed onto the Harpers Sustainability Charter as a ‘Sustainability Champion’. 

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The tipping point for sustainable packaging

Published:  09 January, 2023

James Lawrence charts the onward creep of sustainable packaging solutions into the mainstream.

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Harpers Sustainability Charter progress: Green agenda

Published:  02 December, 2022

As the Harpers Sustainability Charter gathers momentum, James Lawrence looks at the progress made by just some of those involved.

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Drink brands still going strong despite rise of discounters

Published:  29 November, 2022

According to Kantar, food price inflation jumped to a record high of 14.7% in October, and these rising costs have coincided with a surge in sales for discount retailers like Aldi and Lidl.

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Enotria&Coe adds six new producers to portfolio on 50th anniversary

Published:  14 September, 2022

The UK’s leading premium wine and drinks distributor has announced the addition of six new producers to its portfolio on the company’s 50th anniversary.

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Great Whites: in-depth analysis of Italian white wines

Published:  15 June, 2022

Who hasn’t had a love affair with Italian wines? It’s a rite of passage for any true wine lover. Before heading off to the extremes of Chile or the slopes of the Mosel or Douro, wine buffs tend to fall into the arms of Piedmont, Tuscany and Etna. With so much varietal and stylistic diversity, it’s easy to be carried away by the sheer breadth – and to be very promiscuous with – Italy’s array of choice.

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What to expect from this year's London Wine Fair

Published:  01 June, 2022

Back with a bang, the UK’s premier wine event has evolved into an exciting hybrid hub for the trade.

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Bouncing Back Q&A: Sam Thackeray, MD, Enotria & Coe

Published:  08 December, 2021

Continuing our seasonal Bouncing Back Q&A series, Sam Thackery of Enotria & Coe takes stock of the challenges and lessons of 2021 and considers the path ahead for the trade.

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Sustainability: Join the Myths Around Food Miles debate

Published:  21 January, 2021

In just under a fortnight, Harpers and New Zealand Winegrowers is bringing together an international panel of leading trade voices for our Challenging the Myths Around Food Miles webinar.

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