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Harpers Wine Stars Awards 2018: South Africa and New Zealand

Published:  11 May, 2018

Two quite different countries, with quite different strengths and selling points featured in our latest Wine Stars judging session at The Worx in London’s leafy Parsons Green.

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Fells welcomes Yalumba into portfolio

Published:  11 May, 2018

Iconic Australian winery Yalumba is to join John E Fells, bringing its portfolio of antipodean estates into the fold, while also taking an equity stake in the UK-based company.

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The week that was

Published:  11 May, 2018

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

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Provence rosé faces supply slump

Published:  11 May, 2018

The sweltering bank holiday temperatures, higher than average winter sales and poor French harvests could mean a “potential draught” for rosé wines from Provence, according to Majestic.

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Hayman’s Gin launches debate on protecting gin authenticity

Published:  11 May, 2018

Hayman’s Gin is launching an inaugural debate on how to protect the spirit.

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Inverarity Morton partnership to bring New York wines to the UK

Published:  10 May, 2018

A new partnership between European importer New York Wines and Glasgow-based wine and spirits specialists Inverarity Morton is primed to introduce a new range of wines from New York State to the UK market.

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Berkmann Wine Cellars brings Canevel to the UK

Published:  10 May, 2018

Berkmann Wine Cellars has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of Canevel.

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Bibendum bolsters English wine portfolio with two new producers

Published:  10 May, 2018

Bibendum has bolstered its English wine portfolio with two new producers - Greyfriars and Litmus.

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East London Liquor Company raises £1m in four days

Published:  10 May, 2018

The East London Liquor Company has raised over £1 million from over 600 investors during its crowdfunding campaign in just four days of the public funding opening.

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UK wine export set to soar

Published:  09 May, 2018

WineGB has set the bar high, predicting the value of UK wine exports could reach up to £350 million by 2040. That’s no mean feat with export accounting for just 5% of production in 2017 – a figure that is expected to rise to 25% by 2025.

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VinPro reports 15% smaller harvest

Published:  09 May, 2018

VinPro has reported a 15% smaller harvest (1 220 920 tonnes) across South Africa compared to 2017 – one of the smallest crops in more than a decade.

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The Vineyard Cellars adds two Napa Valley wineries

Published:  09 May, 2018

The Vineyard Cellars has been appointed exclusive UK agent for Napa Valley boutique wineries Somnium and Revana Estate – both specialists in Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Lower alcohol Marlborough wines launch in M&S

Published:  09 May, 2018

New Zealand Lighter Wines has launched two new 9.5% abv wines in Marks & Spencer to tap into the growing demand for naturally lower alcohol wine.

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WSTA reveals this year’s Brexit LWF debate panel

Published:  08 May, 2018

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has revealed the industry experts that will form part of its Brexit debate panel at this year’s London Wine Fair (LWF).

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Premium agenda at Sicilia en Primeur as bottled exports hit new high

Published:  08 May, 2018

Bottlings of Sicilian wine rose 123% in the first quarter of 2018 (vs Q1 2017), reflected in both an ongoing trend to more premium exports and a reduction in bulk sales following the short 2017 harvest.

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UK sales of Aperol and Campari drive group growth

Published:  08 May, 2018

Campari’s stable of brands continue to drive “sustainable growth” for the group, including Aperol and Campari, where sales rose in the UK during the first three months of the year.

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Distell sells Uitkyk to Warwick Wine Estate

Published:  08 May, 2018

Distell has sold its Uitkyk wine farm to Warwick Wine Estate for an undisclosed sum.

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Hallgarten & Novum signs UK distribution deal for Jim Barry Wines

Published:  08 May, 2018

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of Jim Barry Wines, taking over from Negociants UK.

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Buckingham Schenk boosts off-trade team

Published:  08 May, 2018

Buckingham Schenk has appointed John Ruck-Keene as off-trade account manager.

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Co-op's major own label conversion boosts UK Fairtrade wine volumes by 20%

Published:  07 May, 2018

The Co-op’s new conversion of its major own-label range will boost the UK’s Fairtrade wine volumes by 20%.

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