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Mentzendorff boosts premium Australian wine range with Kilikanoon

Published:  01 July, 2014

Mentzendorff is looking to ramp up its premium Australian wine offering and has taken on distribution of Clare Valley's Kilikanoon as a first step.

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Mentzendorff

Published:  11 June, 2013

Mentzendorff: Why have you signed up to the Best Practice Guidelines?

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Fortified wines: brimming with potential

Published:  03 June, 2013

As Port shows its resilience, premium sherry is gaining new ground as Spanish cuisine becomes ever popular. Richard Woodard assesses the fortified market

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WSET appoints two new trustees

Published:  27 February, 2013

Andrew Hawes, the managing director of Mentzendorff, and global drinks consultant Jonathan Driver have been appointed as WSET trustees.

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Bollinger Rosé harks back to 1846 bottle shape

Published:  21 January, 2013

As we all attempt to hark back to another era, wanting more of 1913 than 2013, Bollinger Rosé (rrp £47.50) has opted for its 1846 bottle shape, based on a design that is both aesthetic and scientific, and that was debuted for its Bollinger Special Cuvée in May 2012.

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Top-end bubbly hits all-time high

Published:  15 November, 2012

Sales of top-end fizz have hit record highs as consumers "tired of austerity" splash out on affordable luxuries, according to leading trade players.

 

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Calls for trade to join Harpers Debate

Published:  06 September, 2012

Independent wine merchants and suppliers interested in working more closely together are urged to join an open Harpers debate to be held in London on September 20.

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Harpers Best Practice Guidelines debate lined up for September 20

Published:  23 August, 2012

Independent wine merchants and suppliers are to discuss how well the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines are working, along with other key trading issues, at an open debate to be held in London on September 20.

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Supplier who have signed up to Best Practice Guidelines for independent merchants

Published:  20 July, 2012

More suppliers are signing up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines designed to make trading arrangements with independent wine merchants as open and transparent as posible.

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Industry figures complete 10k for Benevolent

Published:  10 July, 2012

Runners from Accolade, Codorníu, Concha y Toro, Halewood International and Mentzendorff have completed the British 10k in aid of drinks industry charity The Benevolent

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De Bortoli is latest big name to join Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independents

Published:  03 July, 2012

De Bortoli Wines is the latest major supplier to sign up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independent wine merchants designed to bring greater channel transparency to the wine industry's fastest growing retail sector.

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De Bortoli is latest big name to join Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independents

Published:  03 July, 2012

De Bortoli Wines is the latest major supplier to sign up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independent wine merchants designed to bring greater channel transparency to the wine industry's fastest growing retail sector.

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London on-trade resilient for Mentzendorff

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

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Mentzendorff benefits from London on-trade resilience

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

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LIWF Day Three: live blog

Published:  24 May, 2012

It's the third and final day of LIWF and Harpers' news team will be keeping you posted about what's going on at the fair.

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De Bortoli latest big name to join Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independents

Published:  30 January, 2012

De Bortoli Wines is the latest major supplier to sign up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for independent wine merchants designed to bring greater channel transparency to the wine industry's fastest growing retail sector.

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'Crazy' offers dismay Champagne suppliers

Published:  19 December, 2011

Champagne suppliers have expressed dismay at deep discounting in the category this year, at a time when their own costs are rising.

 

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Harpers Best Practice Guidelines: Taking action

Published:  06 December, 2011

Suppliers and their independent customers have welcomed the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines for supplying independent wine merchants.

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Waitrose success at IWC awards

Published:  07 September, 2011

Waitrose and Majestic scooped the top gongs for best supermarket and high street retailers at this year's International Wine Challenge awards.

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Merger creates major privately-owned Kiwi wine company

Published:  30 August, 2011

A merger has been announced between New Zealand's leading sustainable wine producer, Yealands Estate, and Kiwi wine investment company, Ager Sectus.

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Jamie Hutchinson calls for suppliers' charter

Published:  01 August, 2011

Independent wine merchant Jamie Hutchinson has called for a suppliers' charter to be set up for any business serious about servicing the independent sector.

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Suppliers hit back at Hutchinson's 'leakage' claims

Published:  01 August, 2011

Suppliers have hit back at Jamie Hutchinson's claims they have not been supporting independents, and say there are enough wines for all sectors to choose from.

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Suppliers hit back at Hutchinson's 'leakage' claims

Published:  01 August, 2011

Suppliers have hit back at Jamie Hutchinson's claims they have not been supporting independents, and say there are enough wines for all sectors to choose from.

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Jamie Hutchinson calls for suppliers' charter

Published:  01 August, 2011

Independent wine merchant Jamie Hutchinson has called for a suppliers' charter to be set up for any business serious about servicing the independent sector.

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UK is no longer number one wine market, says Mentzendorff's Andrew Hawes

Published:  22 June, 2011


The UK wine trade needs to come to terms with the fact it is no longer the number one market for many international wine producers, according to Andrew Hawes, managing director for Mentzendorff.

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Trade warned after Chapoutier wine theft

Published:  08 April, 2011

The trade has been urged to take care when buying M.Chapoutier wines after stock was stolen en route to Cert Octavian's Hoddesdon warehouse last week.

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2010 Port Bursary launches tomorrow

Published:  25 October, 2010
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Benevolent charity cycle team complete day two

Published:  08 June, 2010

The second day of the Benevolent cycle ride to Champagne sees the charity fundraising team on their 130km ride from St Omer to Peronne.

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Benevolent cyclists complete their first day

Published:  07 June, 2010

The Benevolent charity cycle ride fundraisers organised by Mentzendorff, have completed their first day and are mid-way through their second.

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Support trade Benevolent cycle ride to Champagne

Published:  28 May, 2010

This weekend members of the UK wine trade will set off on a 375km bike ride from Calais to Champagne to help raise money for the drinks charity, The Benevolent.

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Fladgate releases 2008 ports

Published:  25 April, 2010

The Fladgate Partnership has announced the release of 2008 single quinta vintage ports from Taylor's, Croft and Fonseca.

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Diageo takes biggest hit in First Quench collapse

Published:  04 January, 2010

The drinks giant Diageo has taken the hardest hit after the First Quench collapse, as figures filed by administrators KPMG reveal it was owed more than £1.9m in unpaid debts.

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Profile: Hamish Anderson, the Tate's wine buyer on earning what all businesses strive for - respect

Published:  16 June, 2009

Hamish Anderson has what many in business strive for - respect - and has spent the past 11 years buying wine for the Tate.

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Recession 'could help Champagne'

Published:  20 March, 2009

The recent fall in Champagne sales caused by the global financial crisis could help Champagne producers to balance their stocks, according to the head of the Union of Champagne Houses.

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Tastings

Published:  20 February, 2009

Winetraders Portfolio Tasting, Hallgarten Druitt Annual Tasting, Maisons, Marques et Domaines Portfolio Tasting, Mentzendorff Portfolio Tasting, Australia Day Tastings and Pol Roger Portfolio Tasting.

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Mentzendorff cycles to Benevolent benefit

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Benevolent charity for the drinks trade received a cheque for more than 3,000 following a fundraising cycle from Calais to Champagne that took place earlier this year.

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Mentzendorff agrees Roda deal

Published:  23 July, 2008

Mentzendorff have been appointed agents for Spanish winery Bodegas Roda. It is the first time that the winery has been represented in the UK by an agent, and Mentzendorff MD Andrew Hawes said: This is a great opportunity for their wines to become known to a wider audience.'
Roda's wines are Roda I, Roda II (to be renamed just Roda after the '02 vintage), and the award-winning Cirsion.

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Mentzendorff takes H&H

Published:  23 July, 2008

Henriques & Henriques (H&H), the premium Madeira producer, has moved to the Mentzendorff portfolio in an exclusive arrangement. A spokesman for the agency said: This expansion builds upon the foundation of the Fladgate Partnership Port brands and the more recently introduced Hidalgo-La Gitana premium Manzanillas.'
Mentzendorff's fortified wine consultant, Joanna Delaforce, will manage the brand.

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La Gitana for Mentzendorff

Published:  23 July, 2008

Bodegas Hidalgo-La Gitana, the Sherry house responsible for La Gitana Manzanilla, has joined the Mentzendorff portfolio in an exclusive arrangement.

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From Mentzendorff to Manchester

Published:  23 July, 2008

Vicky Steel has joined the Co-op's BWS team as category marketing manager.

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FESTIVE CHEERS

Published:  23 July, 2008

As Christmas draws nigh, with all its attendant parties, Giles Fallowfield looks at the Champagne market in the UK

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Last Orders

Published:  23 July, 2008

No-one has a post-prandial drink any more. Oh really? asks James Aufenast

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BOLLINGER BUYS CHAMPAGNE AYALA

Published:  23 July, 2008

By Jack Hibberd

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WSA WORKING GROUP ANNOUNCED

Published:  23 July, 2008
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200,000 PORT HAUL AS CONTAINER STOLEN

Published:  23 July, 2008
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COCKBURN'S IS STILL NO. 1

Published:  23 July, 2008
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LION NATHAN JOIN FORCES WITH BIBENDUM TO OPEN UK OFFICE

Published:  23 July, 2008

By David Williams

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CHANGES AT MENTZENDORFF

Published:  23 July, 2008

By Christian Davis

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MENTZENDORFF REPORTS STOLEN PORT

Published:  23 July, 2008
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BOLLY GOES TO TWICKERS

Published:  23 July, 2008
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ROYAL TOKAJI SETS UP LONDON OFFICE

Published:  23 July, 2008
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FORTIFIEDS ON THE MOVE

Published:  23 July, 2008
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DROUHIN LEAVES MENTZENDORFF

Published:  23 July, 2008

A mutual decision

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CHAPOUTIER TO LAUNCH A KIWI JOINT VENTURE

Published:  23 July, 2008

by James Aufenast

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Bordeaux 2000 price concern

Published:  23 July, 2008

By Neil Beckett

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