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Babich among new additions to Berkmann’s Antipodean range

Published:  12 January, 2018

Leading New Zealand winery Babich has joined the Berkmann Wine Cellars portfolio, along with the Unico Zelo and Harvest labels and Woodlands winery from Australian.

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UK consumer spend to hold steady in 2018

Published:  11 January, 2018

Research reveals that despite economic uncertainty two-thirds of UK consumers will continue to spend the same amount when it comes to nights out in 2018.

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Still wine swipes the Christmas sales crown

Published:  11 January, 2018

Still wine has emerged as the surprising winner of the wine aisle across the all-important Christmas season, with sales finally back in growth and outperforming Prosecco for the first time in several years.

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The week that was

Published:  12 January, 2018

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, here’s our Friday round up of the top online news, analysis, opinion pieces, interviews and features.

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Saunders spreads his wings

Published:  11 January, 2018

Ex-Bibendum MD and Conviviality business development director Michael Saunders has stepped back from a full time roll at the UK drinks giant with plans to explore other avenues including consultancy to the industry.

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Wines of Germany shifts focus to ‘younger’ wine drinkers

Published:  11 January, 2018

Wines of Germany has revealed its marketing push for this year will be targeting ‘younger more engaged’ wine drinkers in the 35 – 44 age bracket.

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Matthew Clark sets out to stir up cocktail sales

Published:  11 January, 2018

Matthew Clark has launched a ‘cocktail package’ to help licensees tap into the burgeoning sector.

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Great Wine Estates signs distribution deal with Voyager Estate

Published:  11 January, 2018

Wine Estates (GWE) has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of Voyager Estate, taking over from Justerini & Brooks.  

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Boutinot partners with Cantine Riondo

Published:  11 January, 2018

Boutinot has partnered with Italian producer Cantine Riondo to become the exclusive UK agent for wines targeted at the UK multiple off-trade.

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Fever-Tree adds two non-executive directors

Published:  11 January, 2018

Fever-Tree has added two non-executive directors, Kevin Havelock and Jeff Popkin, to its board.

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Top 5 wine predictions for 2018

Published:  10 January, 2018

Wine Intelligence has provided its top five predictions for the coming year.

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Luscombe Drinks adds light tonic water to mixers portfolio

Published:  10 January, 2018

Luscombe Drinks has expanded its mixer portfolio with a Light Devon tonic water.

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Bier Huis signs exclusive distribution deal for Clover Gin

Published:  10 January, 2018

Bier Huis, the Ossett-based specialist beer, cider and spirits shop, has added Clover Gin from Belgium to its wholesale section as a UK exclusive.

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The Co-op expands vegan portfolio with 23 wines

Published:  09 January, 2018

The Co-op is set to expand its vegan wine portfolio with 23 new offerings by the end of 2018, taking it to 100 lines.

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Buckingham Schenk introduces new brand

Published:  09 January, 2018

Buckingham Schenk has launched a new brand called Latis in response to the growing trend for Malbec and wines from Cahors.

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British wine trade figures receive top French accolade

Published:  09 January, 2018

Four prominent figures from the British wine trade have received the ‘Ordre du Mérite Agricole’ from the French Ambassador, Jean-Pierre Jouyet.

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Majestic reports strong Christmas sales

Published:  09 January, 2018

Majestic Wine saw bumper trading over the Christmas period with group sales increasing by 3.2% compared to last year.

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Pebblebed Vineyards founder Geoff Bowen passes away

Published:  08 January, 2018

Geoff Bowen, founder of Devon vineyard Pebblebed, has passed away.

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Halewood reports 100% leap in net profits

Published:  08 January, 2018

Halewood Wines and Spirits has reported a 100% leap in net profits for the year ending 1 July, 2017.

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Chinese investor Peter Kwok buys seventh Bordeaux vineyard

Published:  08 January, 2018

Chinese investor Peter Kwok has acquired his seventh vineyard in Bordeaux with the purchase of Château Bellefont-Belcier - a Grand Cru Classé estate in Saint-Emilion.

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