Audrey Tautou on the red carpet, French brands get sophisticated

Analysis: French brands are now adopting sophisticated day brand building plans Subscription

09 Jun 2015 | By Erin Smith

France is often seen as the most traditional of the world’s wine regions but, as Erin Smith discovers, things are often far more modern than meets the eye.

Wine variety

Analysis: Italian indigenous varietals set to boom Subscription

08 Jun 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Italy has some of the largest choice of indigenous varietals that produce a dizzying range of wine styles and consumers are increasingly embracing them.

Sud de France TOP 100 2015

Sud de France Languedoc-Roussillon TOP 100

08 May 2015 | By Harpers Bespoke

The Sud de France Languedoc-Roussillon Top 100 is an annual competition organised by the Comité Interprofessionnel des Vins du Languedoc (CIVL) and Sud de France Développement to encourage producers to show their best wines without restrictive criteria such as pricing bands.

Germany A Fresh Perspective

Wines of Germany | The New Face of Germany

09 Apr 2015 | Updated: 10 Apr 2015 | By Andrew Catchpole, Harpers Bespoke

supplThe upshot can be seen – or rather tasted – in the fantastic selection of Top 50 wines on these pages, wines that represent the whole panoply of German winemaking, from the traditional to the modern, representing a superb snapshot of all that is going on.

Cristiano Ronaldo, possibly Portugal's biggest export

Portugal: Wines offering high quality at good value Subscription

06 Feb 2015 | By Erin Smith

Wine may struggle to be as big as Portugal’s most famous export but it is quickly earning its place in Europe’s premier league of wine.

New Zealand is pursuing new avenues when it comes to white grape varieties

New Zealand looks to break away from Sauvignon Blanc Subscription

09 Jan 2015 | By Anne Krebiehl MW

New Zealand maintains a privileged, premium position in the UK market and is working hard to shake its over-reliance on Sauvignon Blanc by introducing new styles. Anne Krebiehl MW reports

Chile and Argentina: how shoppers buy their wines online

Exclusive survey: how wine drinkers shop Chile and Argentina online Subscription

06 Oct 2014

Harpers has once again linked up with Wines Direct to analyse the shopping trends of consumers buying South American wines online.

Direct Wines inforgraphic

South American online focus: what are wine consumers looking for online? Subscription

15 Sep 2014 | By Richard Siddle

Harpers has linked up with to find out who’s drinking what in the South American category and what makes consumers tick

Spain country report

Spain Country Report 2014 Subscription

10 Sep 2014 | By Subscriptions

Spanish wines are becoming increasingly popular across all channels of the trade and at all price points. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest trends, regions, varieties, including what key buyers across the UK wine trade think will happen to the Spanish wine category in the next year by reading this special Harpers Country report. 

Mendoza: the heartland of the Argentinian wine industry

Argentina bucks economic difficulties to compete on international stage Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Erin Smith

Despite the domestic economic challenges Argentinian producers are facing, UK consumers still can’t get enough of their wines. Ahead of the Wines of the Beautiful South tasting Erin Smith analyses the category

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