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Wines of Japan: Harpers takes a closer look at what the country has to offer

Published:  08 November, 2018

Japan has had a boost in winemaking productivity over the past decade, particularly among smaller, artisanal producers who are now leading the charge for quality and innovation. We took a closer look at a country which is focusing outwards on growing its reputation and inwards on winemaking expertise.

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Matthew Clark strengthens wine buying team with new trio

Published:  07 November, 2018

Matthew Clark has expanded its wine buying team with a director and two new buyers.

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Majestic signs up as RFU sponsor and launches bespoke rugby range

Published:  07 November, 2018

Majestic Wine has signed a sponsorship deal with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to become the official wine merchant to England Rugby and Twickenham Stadium.

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Japan prepares to take on the world at second Wines of Japan tasting

Published:  07 November, 2018

As Japan continues to make waves in whisky, pushing outwards with its own distinctive style and winning awards left, right and centre, wine is poised to follow suit. Harpers joined Sarah Abbott MW at a recent Wines of Japan tasting – the follow-up to the inaugural UK event in February this year. We discovered a country ready to build on the newly signed free trade deal with Europe and take on the wine world.

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IMW officially welcomes 14 new MWs to the fold

Published:  07 November, 2018

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) officially welcomed 14 new MW to its fold at its annual awards ceremony last night.

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Billecart-Salmon appoints Mathieu Roland-Billecart CEO

Published:  07 November, 2018

Champagne Billecart-Salmon has appointed Mathieu Roland-Billecart to the position of chief executive officer.

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BrewDog appoints David Gates to MD of its distilling arm

Published:  06 November, 2018

BrewDog has appointed David Gates, former managing director of Diageo Futures, as managing director of its distilling arm.

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Judean winemakers front up drive for quality recognition

Published:  06 November, 2018

Four winemakers styling themselves as The Judean Hills Quartet returned to London on Monday to mark the anniversary of their collaboration to promote quality Israeli wines.

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WSTA expands board as part of strategy to support import and export

Published:  06 November, 2018

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has appointed two new board members as part of a strategy to increasingly concentrate on supporting import and export in a ‘new era of trading’.

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Jascots expands Port portfolio with Vieira de Sousa

Published:  06 November, 2018

Jascots has expanded its Port portfolio with the addition of family Port House Vieira de Sousa.

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Europe ups its craft game as new leader of NPD

Published:  06 November, 2018

Europe is reclaiming its reputation as the hub of the beer world as it overtakes the US as the biggest driver of NPD in the craft segment. Jo Gilbert looks at the re-emergence of the world’s oldest beer market.

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The IMW adds Estates and Wines to international supporters

Published:  05 November, 2018

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) has added Estates and Wines to its international supporters community 

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Harpers expands events portfolio with Think France

Published:  05 November, 2018

Harpers is gearing up to launch a new event dedicated to French wines - Think France.

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Ban on post duty point dilution could hammer British made and low abv wine

Published:  05 November, 2018

A change to legislation in the 2018 Budget policy document could have a significant impact on products made from concentrate in the UK, including British made wine, low abv wines, RTDs, sherry-style drinks and flavoured ciders – anything which is diluted after fermentation.

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Fine Wine Partners collaborates with The Vinorium

Published:  05 November, 2018

Fine Wine Partners, the fine wine division of Accolade Wines, has announced an ongoing partnership with UK Australian wine specialist, The Vinorium.

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Hattingley signs nationwide deal with Whole Foods Market

Published:  05 November, 2018

Hattingley Valley has has signed a nationwide deal with Whole Foods Market and expanded its reach in Australia and Germany. 

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Diageo appoints new MD for GB as Ireland steps down

Published:  02 November, 2018

Diageo managing director GB Charles Ireland is leaving the business at the end of this year after 21 years of service, with current managing director for global travel Dayalan Nayager set to step into his shoes.

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Pernod Ricard looks to Canada for latest premium gin

Published:  02 November, 2018

Pernod Ricard UK is further expanding the top end of its gin portfolio with leading Canadian brand Ungava.

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The week that was

Published:  02 November, 2018

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, here’s a review of the top online news, analysis, opinions and features.

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Black Tower chooses low cal range for new campaign

Published:  02 November, 2018

Leading German brand Black Tower has announced it will be highlighting its low calorie range ahead of the festive season with a new neck collar campaign.

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