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  • Matthew Clark lorry

    Matthew Clark launches 80-strong Boutique Beer range

    Matthew Clark will today introduce a new range of 80 different beers to cater to on-trade’s fastest growing category.

  • IWC 2014

    Five wines awarded Champion status at the IWC 2014 awards

    France, Germany, Australia, and Portugal shared the honours last night as the overall Champion Wines were announced at the 31st annual International Wine Challenge awards ceremony in London. 

  • Tesco Wine Fairs alreeady sold half its tickets

    Tesco Wine Fairs set to attact 15,000 visitors to shows this autumn

    Tesco Wine Fairs are set to return this coming autumn at five locations throughout the UK, including a switch to Earls Court in London to cope with the expected increase in visitors.

  • Sud de France

    Sud de France

    Sud de France represents wines of Languedoc-Roussillon under one single banner: red, white, rosé, sweet (vin doux naturel) and sparkling wines

  • France Summit, Gerrard Basset

    France Summit to focus on how the country is adapting to UK consumer needs

    Harpers will once again be turning the spotlight well and truly on the ins and outs, ups and downs of the French wine category as the French Summit returns for its second year on October 21 at London’s St Ermin’s Hotel.

  • Wine Vision 2014, November 17 to 19, at London's Shard and Hurlingham Club

    Wine Vision to focus on how industry must adapt to millennials' needs

    Wine Vision’s return to London in November will examine key issues affecting growth in the industry as relationships between wine brands and consumers change and competition from spirits and beer intensifies.

  • Wine Vision 2014

    Major global speakers lined up for Wine Vision 2014

    An international line up of major global wine players is being built up for the second Wine Vision event, being run in association with Harpers, in London between November 17 and 19.

  • IWC

    IWC 2014 sake finalists to appear at specialist London tasting

    The UK drinks trade will get the chance to taste potentially award winning and champion sakes from the 2014 International Wine Challenge at a special tasting to be held at the Embassy of Japan on July 17.   

  • Langtons No. 1 Gin


    Silver: Langtons No. 1 Gin, Brand owner: Langtons Gin, Design agency: Langtons Gin

  • The Entertainer

    Limited Edition

    Gold: Gran Stead’s, Mellow Ginger, Brand Owner: Gran Stead’s Ginger Co, Design Agency: What Came Next

  • Ballistic Brewing

    Beer/Cider range

    Bronze: Ballistic Brewing, Brand owner: Copestick Murray, Design agency: Stranger & Stranger

  • Gran Stead’s, Mellow Ginger

    Soft Drinks/water

    Gold: Gran Stead’s, Mellow Ginger, Brand Owner: Gran Stead’s Ginger Co, Design Agency: What Came Next

  • Ola Dubh 1991


    Gold: Ola Dubh 1991, Brand owner: Harviestoun Brewery, Design agency: threebrand

  • Bundustar

    Boxed Wine

    Gold: Bundustar, Brand owner: Origin Wine, Design agency: Simon Frouws

  • Keep Light and Be Fair

    Wine-Based Drinks

    Bronze: Keep Light and Be Fair, Brand owner: Origin Wine, Design agency: Simon Frouws

  • I Heart Brasil Moscato Spumante

    Sparkling Wine

    Gold: I Heart Brasil Moscato Spumante, Brand owner: Copestick Murray, Design agency: Stranger & Stranger

  • Thirsty Earth

    Special Packaging

    Gold: Thirsty Earth, Brand owner: Legacy Wines, Label design: Amphora, Bottle design: Green Bottle

  • Safeway Bottle Sleeves

    White Wine

    Gold: Safeway Bottle Sleeves, Brand owner: Truett-Hurst, Design agency: Stranger & Stranger

  • Safeway Bottle Sleeves

    Rosé Wine

    Gold: Safeway Bottle Sleeves

  • Red Wine

    Red Wine

    Gold: House of Cards ‘The Royals’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Brand owner: House of Cards, Design agency: The Collective Design Consultants Gold: Schild Estate Wines Barossa Shiraz, Brand owner: Schild Estate Wines, Design agency: Black Squid Gold: Baboon’s Back Shiraz, Brand owner: Slent Farms, Design agency: Mumble Design

Event highlights

Windsor 2014

SITT Tasting 2014

Wine Vision 2013

Harpers France Summit 2013

SITT Tasting 2013

International Wine Challenge 2013

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Now in its third year, the Harpers Awards has quickly established itself within the industry as a key event of the year. The awards ceremony is the perfect opportunity for businesses and personalities to make their mark on the sector and stand out further from the competition.


The Specialist Importers Trade Tastings, better known as SITT within the industry, are a collection of focused wine tastings dedicated to serving the independent sector.


The conference heard from experts in many fields including branding, packaging, multi-channel retailing, digital communications and emerging markets, starting the debate about how the industry can innovate and prepare better for the future.


The Emerging Regions Tasting has been created to offer a unique proposition as the only tasting showcasing wine regions of the globe yet to be fully discovered by the UK market.


Every year the International Wine Challenge celebrate outstanding achievements in the UK wine trade and are recognised as the leading industry awards.


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