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Black Chalk to market two versions of its signature vintage cuvées

Published:  07 September, 2021

Hampshire-based Black Chalk has unveiled plans to release two distinct interpretations of its Classic and Wild Rosé wines, based on the same vintage.

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Continued plantings spell new growth for English vino at Wine GB

Published:  06 September, 2021

Continued plantings across England and Wales are expected to insulate the growing England and Welsh wine industry against climate issues and smaller-than-usual crop sizes.

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HGV shortage could lead to a watered-down Christmas, Accolade warns

Published:  06 September, 2021

Accolade Wines has warned that truck driver shortages could have a major impact on Christmas sales, with on-going recruitment issues likely to limit stocks and drive up costs.

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50 Best Indies reveal begins

Published:  06 September, 2021

The big reveal of Harpers UK’s 50 Best Indies 2021 has begun, with the first tranche – 50 to 41 – available to stream on our website from 11am today (Monday 6 September).

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UKH: ‘Mandatory vaccine passports unworkable’

Published:  06 September, 2021

UK Hospitality (UKH) has said a mandatory Covid vaccine passports scheme for certain venues and events would be unworkable, cause conflict between staff and customers and would force business to deal with “complex equality rules”.

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Flint Wines adds Domaine de Lorient

Published:  06 September, 2021

Flint Wines has added Rhône Valley producer Domaine de Lorient to it burgeoning portfolio.

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Ramón Bilbao brings ‘forgotten grapes’ to life

Published:  02 September, 2021

Rioja’s Ramón Bilbao has launched Limite Norte and Limite Sur – a red and white duo from viticultural extremes of the region designed to show the richness and diversity of the DO by bringing Rioja’s “forgotten grapes” to life.

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Billecart-Salmon appoints Crosby UK MD

Published:  02 September, 2021

Billecart-Salmon UK has appointed its current vice president Chris Crosby as its new MD of the UK.

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Register for our 50 Best Indies Top 10 live countdown

Published:  02 September, 2021

Harpers UK’s 50 Best Indies 2021 results are primed to be revealed throughout this coming week, with the final, live Top 10 countdown taking place on Friday 10 September from 11am.

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M&S buyer Yves Fourcade passes away

Published:  02 September, 2021

Yves Fourcade, senior wine buyer at M&S, has passed away after 35 years at the heart of the supermarket’s buying team.

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Long read: Are hard seltzers over before they really began?

Published:  02 September, 2021

Richard Horwell, owner of specialist food and drink marketing and branding company Brand Relations, anticipates a hard year ahead for a fledgling drinks trend.

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Scottish vaccine passport plan ‘threat hanging over the whole hospitality industry’

Published:  02 September, 2021

Industry bodies have voiced their concern following the Scottich government’s announcement yesterday that vaccine passports will be required for entry to nightclubs and many large events in the country from later this month.

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UK remains third biggest destination for Portuguese wine

Published:  01 September, 2021

The UK remained the third biggest destination for Portuguese wine in the first half of 2021 in value terms, according to new export data released by Wines of Portugal.

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Encirc expands filling capability by 40%

Published:  01 September, 2021

UK glass manufacturer Encirc is set to expand its filling capacity by 40%, increasing its wine filling capacity by 75 million litres over the next year, to meet growing demand.

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No-shows cost sector £17.6bn

Published:  01 September, 2021

Customers not turning up for their bookings are costing the hospitality sector £17.6bn each year, according to a new CGA and Zonal report.

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UK helps boost sales recovery at Pernod Ricard

Published:  01 September, 2021

Pernod Ricard, producer of Campo Viejo and Absolut has announced a “dynamic rebound” of sales in Europe following a tough 2020, with the UK, Germany and Eastern Europe offsetting declines in Spain, Ireland and Travel Retail.

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Majestic launches new subscription club

Published:  01 September, 2021

Majestic has revealed details of its new subscription model — Wine Club’ by Majestic.

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Bouncing Back Q&A: David Gates, Direct Wines

Published:  31 August, 2021

It’s been a one-of-a-kind 18 months for the trade. Here, as we begin to push into the second half of the second year of the pandemic, Harpers is catching up with businesses to find out how they’re focusing on recovering from the shock, and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.

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Majestic lists Kosher wines for first time

Published:  31 August, 2021

Majestic Wines has listed four Kosher wines online and in 14 stores across the UK, marking a first for the retailer.

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Wine Scholar Guild to develop new way to assess wine

Published:  31 August, 2021

The Wine Scholar Guild (WSG) has unveiled a new project aimed at developing a new way to assess wine.

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