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Friday read: Women in Wine Expo arrives in London

Published:  12 May, 2023

After a very successful return last May in Georgia, the Women in Wine Expo (WIWE) has landed in London (10-12 May), followed by women from across the globe.

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Kanonkop marks 50th with salvo of older vintages in London

Published:  11 May, 2023

Kanonkop Wine Estate celebrated its half century yesterday (11 May) with a masterclass looking back at notable older vintages of Estate Pinotage and Cabernet Sauvignon, stretching back several decades.

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Independents encouraged to sign up for summer Beaujolais promotion

Published:  09 May, 2023

In association with Harpers’ publisher Agile Media, independents are invited to sign up for the Share the Spirit of Beaujolais promotion, to help elevate the profile of the region and drive an uplift in sales.

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IMW reveals programme for 10th international symposium

Published:  04 May, 2023

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) has unveiled the full programme of events at the organisation’s 10th annual symposium, A Taste for the Future, with the flagship event boasting a line-up of tastings, debates and internationally renowned speakers ranging from Jancis Robinson MW to actor and winery owner John Malkovich.

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LWF to categorise all waste bottles used at the show in new initiative

Published:  28 April, 2023

This year’s London Wine Fair (LWF) will launch its first edition of a Bottle Collection Initiative to help catalyse reuse bottle schemes.

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Walker & Wodehouse to host ‘Wine Emporium’ tasting

Published:  26 April, 2023

Walker & Wodehouse, partner to Harpers 50 Best Indies, is lining up a ‘carefully curated selection’ of indie-focused wines for its annual tasting on 3 May.

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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.

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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’.

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Canned momentum grows with competition launch

Published:  30 March, 2023

Picking up from the success of canned cocktails, G&Ts and hard seltzers, canned wine is here to stay, and the inaugural Independent Canned Wine Awards (ICWA) is a further testament to that.

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Alliance Wine to run for The Drinks Trust in Edinburgh Marathon

Published:  27 March, 2023

Established in Scotland 39 years ago, Alliance Wine is an importer of over 200 producers from 21 countries to the UK on-trade and independent sector.

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Oxo Tower to host 46 biodynamic winegrowers in trade tasting

Published:  23 March, 2023

Said to be “London’s most comprehensive biodynamic wine tasting”, the Biodyvin tasting will showcase 46 biodynamic winemakers from 13 different European wine regions.

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WSET launches programme for ‘management-level’ wine professionals

Published:  21 March, 2023

WSET (the Wine & Spirit Education Trust) has announced the launch of its new Impact in Wine leadership programme. 

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National Wine Agency of Georgia reveals 2023 UK campaign

Published:  20 March, 2023

The 2023 Wines of Georgia campaign run by Swirl Wine Group on behalf of the National Wine Agency of Georgia, has been launched. The campaign, which includes a Trade & Press Tasting in London on 23 May, will further develop the growing market for Georgian wines in the UK.

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Dr. Laura Catena wins the first Old Vine Hero Award

Published:  20 March, 2023

The co-founders of The Old Vine Conference announced the winner of the first Old Vine Hero Award last week, during a ceremony in London.

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Indigenous grapes to fly the flag for Wines from Spain tasting

Published:  23 February, 2023

Over 900 wines from over 280 Spanish bodegas will be available to taste at the Wines from Spain Annual Tasting in London on 28 February. Alongside Spain’s best-known indigenous grapes, like Tempranillo or Verdejo, a plethora of lesser-known varietals will also come to the fore, bringing together classic and newer DOs alike.

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Dry whites come to the fore at Furmint February

Published:  22 February, 2023

Wines of Hungary hosted its fifth Furmint February tasting on Monday (20 February), to some 350 visitors, featuring a snapshot of dry whites from the 2021 vintage and a handful from a promising 2022 vintage as well.

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Justerini & Brooks plug Verdicchio hole at Spring/Summer tasting

Published:  22 February, 2023

This week, the fine wine and whisky merchants Justerini & Brooks welcomed the trade to its Spring/Summer portfolio tasting at Quo Vadis on Dean Street, Soho. 

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Record number of new importers to showcase at SITT

Published:  16 February, 2023

SITT, the tasting for independents from the on and off-trades has announced a record number of new importers for the annual event.

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Registration open for the Future of Spanish Wines webinar

Published:  15 February, 2023

In association with Wines from Spain, Harpers has organised a webinar for the trade, focusing on the young Spanish winemaker and how they are shaping the future of the industry.

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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.

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