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Consumers pick up on smoke tainted wine, says study

Published:  23 July, 2008

Smoke can affect the quality of grapes in a harvest with a resulting drop in quality noticeable by consumers, a study has found.

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Australia Tasting: Podcast

Published:  23 July, 2008

Harpers' latest podcast, produced in association with Wines of Australia, covers January's Australia Tastings at the Emirates Stadium.

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Harpers features on UK Wine Show: Podcast

Published:  23 July, 2008

Richard Siddle, Harpers' editor, speaks to Chris Scott from the UK Wine Show, on Harpers relaunch in May 2007 and what the future holds for both the magazine and website.

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New wine train carries 350,000 bottles a day

Published:  23 July, 2008

JF Hillebrand, the wine industry logistics specialist, has introduced a new rail service which can transport more than 350,000 bottles a day.

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Wine industry brainstorms on lighter bottles

Published:  23 July, 2008

Members of the wine industry have admitted more could be done to reduce the environmental impact of heavy weight bottles.

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LIWF incorporates interactive map in 2008

Published:  23 July, 2008

Visitors to this year's London International Wine Fair (LIWF) will be guided through the event by an online interactive planner.

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Fischer Boel: EU must promote responsible drinking

Published:  23 July, 2008

Winemaking member states must work together to promote responsible drinking if they are to the tackle the binge drinking culture, Mariann Fischer Boel, EU commissioner for agriculture and rural development, has said.

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Wine consumption to exceed 26.2bn litres by 2010

Published:  23 July, 2008

Worldwide wine consumption is expected to exceed 26.2 billion litres by 2010.

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Pancho Campo, President of the Wine Academy of Spain: Harpers TV interview

Published:  23 July, 2008

Pancho Campo, president of the Wine Academy of Spain and organiser of the series of Climate Change and Wine Conferences, spoke to Harpers TV.

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Day 33 of the Clare Valley Vintage - Getting the house in order

Published:  23 July, 2008

G'day Folks. When it comes to a tsunami of grapes - there's generally little time to sit around and smell the roses and so finally when the tide subsides it's time to throw nose to glass. Or at least throw something.

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Constellation Europe recruits Oddbins marketing director

Published:  23 July, 2008

Emma Nichols has left specialist off-licence chain Oddbins, where she was buying and marketing director, to take up the appointment of director of premium wine for wine giant Constellation Europe.

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Budget 2008: Wine and Spirits focus

Published:  23 July, 2008

Alcohol has come under close scrutiny in Chancellor Alistair Darling's first Budget with duty up across the board for wine and spirits.

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Day 34 of Clare Valley Vintage - Biodynamically thinking

Published:  23 July, 2008

G'day Folks. As a practicing fan of biodynamic farming, I'm well aware of the moon's influence on our environment and with the early Easter weekend fast approaching, it's obviously not just here to fulfill my hot cross bun addiction. There's a full moon rising.

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Harpers' First French Podcast approaches

Published:  23 July, 2008

This Wednesay (March 19), the Harpers' team will be covering a special panel debate at the France under One Roof Tasting'.

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New Zealand Tasting: Podcast

Published:  23 July, 2008

The first Harpers' podcast, sponsored by New Zealand Winegrowers and produced by the UK Wine Show, gives behind-the-scene insight at this industry tasting.

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Record wine crop for Oregon in 2007

Published:  23 July, 2008

Oregon has produced a record crop of grapes for third consecutive year, new figures show.

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Vodka product marketed for women only: Video Report

Published:  23 July, 2008

A Russian drinks company has launched a vodka product targeted specifically at women.

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Industry urged to dump price promotions

Published:  23 July, 2008

Alcohol industry urged to drop price-led promotions in favour of more socially responsible marketing.

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Jameson Whiskey gets playful' with new campaign

Published:  23 July, 2008

Pernod Ricard UK is investing 1.5m in a new-look advertising campaign for Jameson, the UK's number one selling Irish whiskey.

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Champagne region expands to 357 villages

Published:  23 July, 2008

France's highly prized Champagne appellation will be officially expanded, it was announced last week (Thursday March 14).

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