Bisol

Prosecco producer Bisol reveals plans to launch new Venetian wine

24 Jul 2014 | By James Lawrence

Bisol, the leading Italian Prosecoo producer, is to release a Venissa red in 2014, accroding to Matteo Bisol, the director of the family’s Venissa tourism project on the Venetian island of Mazzorbo.

Jeremy Rockett

Jeremy Rockett leaves González Byass GB after 10 years

30 Jul 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

González Byass GB marketing director Jeremy Rockett has left the business after 10 years of service.

Winemaker at MAD winery Hungary

Douglas Blyde joins a sommelier tour of Hungary

08 May 2014 | By Douglas Blyde

A gentle breeze sifts scrub as an old orange Russian-made truck wobbles by, threatening to spill its cargo of freshly-hewn boulders. Far away on the periphery of the crater that is this open mine stands a supervisor, surveying István Szepsy Jr. and our troupe of transplanted sommeliers.

This week

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

25 Jul 2014 | 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, Q&As, and opinion stories.

Jean-Claude Mas

James Lawrence tries to keep up with France's whirlwind wine producer Jean-Claude Mas

29 Jul 2014 | By James Lawrence

Jean-Claude Mas works at a pace that would put any Olympic athlete to shame. Since acquiring his eighth estate, Domaine La Ferrandiere in February 2014, Mas has negotiated the purchase of land on a Venetian island, overseen a new tourism project, released a new range of wines and finally decided to get into bed with French supermarkets. Oh, and he still finds time to see his family, “occasionally” he admits, with a wry smile.

IWC 2014

Five wines awarded Champion status at the IWC 2014 awards

17 Jul 2014 | By Erin Smith

France, Germany, Australia, and Portugal shared the honours last night as the overall Champion Wines were announced at the 31st annual International Wine Challenge awards ceremony in London. 

IWC 2014

Five wines awarded Champion status at the IWC 2014 awards

17 Jul 2014 | By Erin Smith

France, Germany, Australia, and Portugal shared the honours last night as the overall Champion Wines were announced at the 31st annual International Wine Challenge awards ceremony in London. 

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