Cockburn's Port

Cockburn’s Port lines up year of celebrations for bicentenary

20 Jan 2015 | By Gemma McKenna

Cockburn’s Port is embarking on a year of celebration in 2015 to mark the company’s bicentenary – including launching a commemorative edition of its Special Reserve.

Nick Oakley

2014 Review and Hopes and Fears for 2015: Nick Oakley

02 Jan 2015

Nick Oakley of Oakley Wine Agencies on the growth of Portuguese wines in 2014, and how he’d like to sell more to independent merchants.

Douro Valley

Marisa D'Vari on how Portugal's Douro valley is now a natural home for wine as well as Port

12 Dec 2014 | By Marisa D'Vari

With the holidays well underway, many consumers are enjoying what is turning out to be their seasonal flirtation with Port. Yet apart from the party season, clerks and sommeliers increasingly report that quality-driven dry red wine made from traditional Douro grapes is gaining favour over the fortified style, citing consumer preference for lighter, less alcoholic and less sweet styles. According to the IVDP, last year over half of all wine exported from the Douro was unfortified. Does ...

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Spain country report

Spain Country Report 2014

03 Sep 2014 | Updated: 03 Sep 2014 | By Subscriptions

Spanish wines are becoming increasingly popular across all channels of the trade and at all price points. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest trends, regions, varieties, including what key buyers across the UK wine trade think will happen to the Spanish wine category in the next year by reading this special Harpers Country report. 

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