This past Sunday, as winemakers wound down from this year’s condensed harvest, the well-to-do Sonoma town of Healdsburg hosted the annual Pinot on the River festival, a celebration of the region’s exciting up-and-coming Pinot Noirs. Originally held on the sometimes muddy banks of the Russian River, the festival is now located in Healdsburg’s picturesque, well-paved main square, attracting an enthusiastic sell-out crowd on the busiest day of ...
To create something genuinely different in any market you need to try and satisfy an “unmet need” that “makes people’s lives better” in that sector, according to Greg Lambrecht, founder and inventor of the Coravin wine preservation system.
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.
Wines of South Africa is stepping up its marketing efforts in Asia with the opening of a dedicated office in Hong Kong.
The drinks industry faces renewed calls for calorie labelling on drinks, following research which shows strong public backing for the measure and a lack of consumer awareness on how calorific drinks can be.
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Analysis: The new Bibendum PLB supergroup Subscription
Bibendum’s acquisition of UK drinks rival PLB and the merger of both businesses has created a supergroup, complete with five divisions, catering to the on and off-trades, independents, specialist beer and spirits and events sectors.