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The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on Harpers.co.uk

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Independent Merchants

The Oxford Wine Company

Oxford Wine Company refurbishes remaining retail outlets amid shifting business model

21 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The Oxford Wine Company has refurbished its two remaining shops, although owner Ted Sandbach says that retail will continue to play a less important role in the future of the business.

New Zealand Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers launch independent retail promotion

18 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Independent retailers can be in with a chance of winning one of two tickets to Pinot Noir NZ 2017 in New Zealand.

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Brewers

In-Bev

Biggest beer merger in history given go-ahead

21 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The US Justice Department has given antitrust approval for Anheuser-Busch InBev - the world’s largest beer company - to acquire SABMiller – the world’s second largest beer company.

Craft Beer Clan of Scotland

Whisky barrel-aged beers spark international interest

19 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

A Scottish beer producerd has attracted the interest of key international markets by combining two of Scotland’s best-loved drinks.

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On-trade

Beer, ale service in a pub, Beer Academy training

School holiday boosts trading in June for casual dining and pub chains in the UK

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

While the lack of summer weather in June might have been a challenge, the school holiday has helped to boost trading figures for casual dining and pub chains according to new figures released by the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Sue Jones pours wine to  Sir Stanley Thomas

The Harrow at Little Bedwyn raises nearly £40,000 for charity

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

Roger Jones and his team from The Harrow at Little Bedwyn raised £36,000 for the NSPCC Wales and nearly £1,400 for drinks charity The Benevolent over the past week.

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Producers

John Casella, managing director, Casella Family Brands

Casella Family Brands acquires and avoids closure of iconic Morris Wines

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

Casella Family Brands announced today that they have acquired full ownership of iconic Australian Morris Wines with an immediate effect for an undisclosed sum from Pernod Ricard.

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Robert Hill-Smith, chairman, Yalumba, Barossa Valley

Family Affair Part 2: Robert Hill-Smith, chairman, Yalumba, Barossa Valley Subscription

22 Jul 2016 | By Andrew Catchpole

Family-owned wineries still thrive in an increasingly consolidated world. Andrew Catchpole speaks with Robert Hill-Smith, chairman of Yalumba in Barossa Valley about the benefits of being independently run. This is the second article in a four part series.

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Retailers

This week

The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on Harpers.co.uk

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

Survival of the fittest

Analysis: Is consolidation a challenge to the traditional importer business model? Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Angela Mount

With consolidation rife and buying patterns changing are the roles of UK wine distributors changing?

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Sommeliers

Lukasz Walkowiak and Davide Dall’Amico Wines of Portugal winners

Wines of Portugal Wine Quest winner talks Encruzado and Alvarinho

21 Jul 2016

Lukasz Walkowiak, sommelier at Oxo Tower, has been named the Wines of Portugal Wine Quest winner 2016.

Somms in the on-trade

Insights: Somms are in high demand during casual dining boom Subscription

14 Jun 2016 | By Andrew Catchpole

The role of sommelier has fast evolved in our ever more competitive and casual dining era and are in high demand across the UK.

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Suppliers

Beer, ale service in a pub, Beer Academy training

School holiday boosts trading in June for casual dining and pub chains in the UK

22 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

While the lack of summer weather in June might have been a challenge, the school holiday has helped to boost trading figures for casual dining and pub chains according to new figures released by the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Survival of the fittest

Analysis: Is consolidation a challenge to the traditional importer business model? Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Angela Mount

With consolidation rife and buying patterns changing are the roles of UK wine distributors changing?

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