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Aidy Smith launches mentorship program for aspiring drinks writers

Published:  11 December, 2023

Founded by drinks presenter and journalist Aidy Smith, DRINKLUSIVE aims to support aspiring drinks writers and content creators from diverse communities. The scheme boasts the support of several industry leaders including Global Brands, Jancis Robinson MW and the WSET.


LWF 2024 venue and programme details announced

Published:  11 July, 2023

Hot on the heels of its 2023 show, which saw visitor numbers increase by 14% YOY, the organisers of the London Wine Fair (LWF) have today (11 July) announced the dates and venue for the 2024 edition.


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.


Diversity panel highlights economic fail

Published:  13 June, 2023

With wine failing to attract a younger, diverse audience, there are compelling reasons for change. One of them is financial, as Andrew Catchpole reports.


LWF continues post-Covid recovery with visitor increase

Published:  19 May, 2023

The London Wine Fair (LWF) organisers have given their verdict on a ‘successful’ 2023 show, which pulled in the visitors to above the 10,000 mark.


LWF analysis: A 'different' proposition

Published:  18 May, 2023

Several exhibitors eschewed the traditional walk-up model at the London Wine Fair (LWF) this year, in a move to more creative ways of appealing to would-be customers, with interesting results.


30 Under 30: Winners revealed

Published:  15 May, 2023

Straight from the live announcement at the London Wine Fair, Harpers brings you 2023's 30 Under 30 – the definitive list of the year’s up and coming talent. 


LWF chief marks 'joyful' return

Published:  15 May, 2023

London Wine Fair (LWF) boss Hannah Tovey officially opened the event this morning with a resounding note of ‘back to form’ optimism.


Trade's upcoming movers and shakers to be revealed at LWF

Published:  28 April, 2023

Harpers is calling all nominees of 30 Under 30, along with friends and colleagues, to help celebrate this year's big reveal.


LWF reveals 'mini preview' ahead of May opening

Published:  25 April, 2023

Held between 15-17 May at the London Olympia, the London Wine Fair (LWF) has revealed a preview of what attendees might expect from the UK’s largest drinks industry exhibition.


Sustainability takes centre stage at LWF

Published:  19 April, 2023

The London Wine Fair is gearing up for a schedule of events featuring a heightened sustainability focus at this year’s fair, with no fewer than ten sessions taking place across three days – including Harper’s own session highlighting how to align sustainability goals across the supply chain.


Rioja’s Ramón Bilbao launches ‘Spanish Wine Master’ competition

Published:  18 April, 2023

In a bid to promote Spanish wine in this country, Rioja’s Ramón Bilbao has launched a competition, aimed at WSET Level 3 (and above), to find the UK’s ‘Spanish Wine Master’.


Fine Wines Direct launches Kosovan wine range

Published:  03 April, 2023

Fine Wines Direct UK is launching a new range of wines from Kosovo, “believed to be the first in the UK”.  The company has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Stone Castle Vineyards, the largest winery in Kosovo.


New, compact format for LWF

Published:  10 March, 2023

The London Wine Fair (LWF) has released its exhibitor list for 2023 amid a re-shuffle and quite substantially contracted floor plan, with two floors being combined into one. 


New LWF layout hints at UK trade refocus

Published:  15 February, 2023

The London Wine Fair (LWF), self-billed as the ‘most intelligent wine event in the world’, has announced a new layout which will bring UK importers to the fore.


London Wine Fair bounces back following Prowein ‘shock’

Published:  13 June, 2022

The 40th live London Wine Fair landed at the Olympia last week – a full three years since its last in-person outing and one month later than planned due to the postponement of Prowein.


30 Under 30 list to debut at the Harpers Discovery Zone at LWF

Published:  13 April, 2022

30 Under 30, Harpers’ inaugural listing highlighting the industry’s best and brightest young talent, will be officially launched at the London Wine Fair (LWF), with new content also set to tackle some of the key issues around staffing and progression for those in the first chapter of their careers.


2022 London Wine Fair almost sold out after increased investment

Published:  15 March, 2022

The London Wine Fair is back in physical form after a two-year hiatus, with increased investment in the event reflecting renewed confidence in the UK wine market.


London Wine Fair pushed back by ProWein

Published:  27 January, 2022

London Wine Fair (LWF) has shifted to new dates in summer in response to a clash created by the move of rival exhibition ProWein.


London Wine Fair brands ProWein move ‘aggressive’

Published:  20 January, 2022

The London Wine Fair (LWF) organisers have called the new direct clash between their event and a rescheduled ProWein a ‘direct attack’ on the UK’s biggest wine trade show event.