Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Juvé & Camps joins Bibendum

Published:  15 February, 2022

Ultra-premium Cava, Juvé & Camps, has appointed Bibendum Wine as their exclusive distributor in the UK. Juvé & Camps joins Bibendum’s portfolio of sparkling wines from around the world, with the supplier to distribute Juvé & Camps in the on-trade and to independent merchants via Walker & Wodehouse.

Read more...

Copper Rivet’s Masthouse to partner with Cask Liquid Marketing

Published:  14 February, 2022

Copper Rivet Distillery of Chatham in Kent has agreed a multi-year partnership with Cask Liquid Marketing for the exclusive UK marketing and distribution of its Masthouse Whisky products. Launched in 2020, the burgeoning Masthouse Whisky range is at the vanguard of all the exciting English whiskies now hitting the market after years of maturation.

Read more...

US investment firm makes bid for Corbin & King

Published:  14 February, 2022

A New York-based company, Knighthead Capital Management, has pledged to refinance Corbin & King's restaurants after making an offer to the administrators FRP Advisory.

Read more...

Scotch whisky exports on road to recovery after growth in 2021

Published:  14 February, 2022

Global exports of Scotch whisky grew to £4.51bn during 2021, according to figures released today by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), as the industry continues to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and US tariffs. 

Read more...

Nyetimber announces record year as estate leads the way for English sparkling

Published:  14 February, 2022

The UK’s leading English sparkling wine brand, Nyetimber, enjoyed a record year in 2021 in both sales and production. Following its largest ever harvest, Nyetimber’s UK sales increased by 55% on the previous year. Situated in the south of England, the 30-year-old winemakers saw sales in Europe grow by a whopping 89%.

Read more...

Absolut unveils new bottle design amid brand shakeup

Published:  14 February, 2022

Vodka brand Absolut has revealed a new bottle design and remixed flavoured range in what will be the brand’s biggest shake-up since its launch in 1979.

Read more...

New campaign to reinvigorate sherry's image in UK

Published:  11 February, 2022

Promotional body Sherry from Spain has launched a new promotional drive in the UK market, designed to build awareness and transform sherry's image across both the on-trade and direct-to-consumer channels.

Read more...

D’Yquem puts the emphasis on young and old with new Lighthouse series

Published:  11 February, 2022

Chateau d’Yquem is encouraging consumers to try their sweet wines young as part of a global by-the-glass initiatives with key on-trade players, while also allowing more time for the wines to age at the winery before being bottled and released to market.

Read more...

Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris to showcase emerging Italy

Published:  11 February, 2022

As the buzz surrounding Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2022 continues to build, its organisers have unveiled an impressive line-up, including a significant Italian offering at the fair.

Read more...

Bourgogne Wine Board announces landmark collaboration to achieve carbon neutral status

Published:  11 February, 2022

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has enlisted the help of Paris-based waste management firm Adelphe, working together to develop an overarching strategic vision to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050.

Read more...

Harpers Sustainability Charter gathers momentum

Published:  10 February, 2022

In the short week since its launch, Harpers Sustainability Charter has attracted several high-profile companies as founding signatories, along with further interest from many quarters of the trade.

Read more...

Justerini & Brooks expands Portuguese range with three new agencies

Published:  10 February, 2022

Leading importer Justerini & Brooks will distribute three niche Portuguese wine brands in the UK, in anticipation of rising consumer demand.

Read more...

Freixenet Copestick picks up Wither Hills

Published:  10 February, 2022

Marlborough-based winery Wither Hills has joined the expanding family of Freixenet Copestick agencies, after the firm entered into a partnership with brand owner Lion New Zealand.

Read more...

Pernod Ricard celebrates record breaking sales in first half of fiscal year

Published:  10 February, 2022

Multinational Pernod Ricard has posted record turnover from sales during the first half of the fiscal year (beginning July 2021), earning global revenues of €5,959m, with an organic growth of +17%.

Read more...

Atkin unveils latest Rioja Report

Published:  10 February, 2022

Harpers columnist Tim Atkin MW has launched the 2022 edition of his Rioja Report – the seventh in-depth study, published via Atkin's website.

Read more...

Hospitality sector embarks upon landmark recruitment campaign

Published:  10 February, 2022

Grass-roots organisation Hospitality Rising has been appointed strategic leader of the industry’s biggest ever recruitment campaign, working in collaboration with the Hospitality & Tourism Sector Skills Board (HTSB).

Read more...

50 Top Drinks Wholesaler 2022 nominations are open

Published:  09 February, 2022

Following a change of format during the pandemic, we’re delighted to announce that Harpers' annual 50 Top Drinks Wholesaler list, celebrating the best wholesalers in the UK, is back its original form.

Read more...

Leeds and Glasgow hospitality sectors resurgent despite pandemic disruption

Published:  09 February, 2022

New research from CGA Strategy has uncovered a stark division between hospitality businesses in London and regional cities across the UK, with the latter thriving in the context of a difficult trading period, while London continues to struggle.

Read more...

Dramatic rise in Franciacorta sales

Published:  09 February, 2022

Italy's premier traditional method fizz saw encouraging sales growth in 2021, jumping beyond pre-pandemic levels to a record 20.3 million bottles.

Read more...

Wines of Roussillon launches three-year promotional campaign

Published:  08 February, 2022

The Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon (CIVR) has unveiled a new three year generic campaign, designed to raise the profile of the region in the UK, supporting the commercial efforts of its wine producers and importers.

Read more...