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Guy Woodward: Celeb overload

Published:  14 November, 2023

I've been trying to figure out just why I’m so instinctively hostile to celebrity wines. Ultimately, I suspect it’s an inherent aversion to smug egotists enjoying gushing media coverage and immediate space on supermarket shelves despite a complete lack of winemaking credentials. I also suspect I’m not alone in this stance. But journalistic rigour demands that I essay a more objective appraisal of the worth of such wines to the industry, so in a bid to get over myself, here goes…


Wine Future reveals full programme

Published:  29 September, 2023

Wine Future has announced its full programme for its fourth edition, ‘Breaking Barriers’, which will take place between 7-9 November at the Convento de São Francisco in Coimbra. 


Think France: Pitching the dragons

Published:  10 April, 2019

A Dragons’ Den-style debate opened Harpers exciting new Think France day of tastings and masterclasses, promising to be both lively and informative, and so it proved on the day, delivering passionate pitches across a host of diverse ideas aimed at benefitting the French wine category.