Harpers Wine & Spirit

Trusted for over 100 years by producers, suppliers and retailers from across the on and off trades, Harpers Wine & Spirit provides unrivalled knowledge of the wine and spirit industry. Keep up-to-date with unique news coverage, analysis of key business trends and the latest market developments. Boost your drinks knowledge and be confident that Harpers provides all the information you need to stay on top

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  • Harpers Wine & Spirit - Online Only

    Harpers Wine & Spirit - Online Only

    Full access to Harpers.co.uk
    Access to Harpers digital archive
    Exclusive newsletters

    From £180

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  • Harpers Wine & Spirit - Print & Online

    Harpers Wine & Spirit - Print & Online

    Print edition
    Full access to Harpers.co.uk
    Access to Harpers digital archive
    A copy of Harpers’ Directory
    Exclusive newsletters


    From £267

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  • Harpers Wine & Spirit - Print Only

    Harpers Wine & Spirit - Print Only

    Print Edition
    A copy of Harpers’ acclaimed Directory; the leading source of contacts for the trade

    From £240.30

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Why subscribe?

  • News: All the breaking and exclusive stories you need to know about. Accurate reporting, setting the agenda and being the campaigning and supportive voice of the trade are the hallmarks of our news coverage.
  • Events: A diary of industry events produced with the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.
  • Analysis: Includes an in-depth news feature, featuring authoritative analysis of an issue impacting the trade as well as bite-sized charts and tables. In addition, The Briefing crunches the numbers that matter and The Big Question examines a controversial issue
  • Opinion: Harpers provides a forum for debate. Includes regular trade columnists, letters and critics
  • Taste: This section forms the heart of the magazine’s drinks coverage. Includes First Taste: an expert review of the latest wine releases; New Taste which looks at new product launches; My Taste where various trade figures review recent tastings
  • Features: In-depth analysis of the issues that matter, as well as regular country reports, people and company profiles and the occasional themed issue around a topic such as duty.
  • The Business: Practical advice and inspiring articles to help people not only in their businesses but in their careers

At Harpers we are opening up the world of wine and spirits to you like never before. Our new digital strategy will look to get you the vital business information you need, at the time and in the publishing format you need: every day and not just every issue. At the forefront of this is our website, www.harpers.co.uk, which you will now be able to access on any electronic device you like, be it your desk computer, your smartphone or iPad, taking the world of wine and spirits with you as you go.


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Harpers Digital Edition
Harpers Digital Edition

Harpers Digital Edition

Have Harpers on your iPad and iPhone – enjoy the latest issue of the magazine a day before the magazine hits doorsteps. Flick through the pages as if you were holding a copy in your hands with full access to previous editions wherever you need them!

Harpers Digital Edition
Harpers Digital Edition

Harpers Directory

Search by alphabetical listings, the Buyer’s Guide section or by brand or product name. We have a full range of companies including key trade and educational organisations to help keep you up to date with developments in the industry.



Read all the latest news and analysis on harpers.co.uk with exclusive subscriber access to subscriber only articles, insights, reports and directory listings. Hear it first on harpers.co.uk.

Printed Edition
Printed Edition

Printed Edition

Receive your monthly magazine direct to your designated doorstep. Explore the latest stories affecting the industry, exclusive interviews, comprehensive insight and analysis and much more.



We gather all the data, examine it then report it in one tidy package. Digest valuable specialist research pieces, saving you time where it matters.

You will get:

  • The monthly magazine delivered in print direct to your desk and accessed online through Harpers.co.uk
  • Unlimited access to our revamped website, harpers.co.uk. Highlights include:
    • Channel specific breaking news and analysis
    • Highly targeted content for retailers, merchants, on-trade, suppliers and producers
    • Search for wine and spirits news by country, spirits type, or individual brand owner and producer
    • Dedicated sections for independent merchants and sommeliers
  • Harpers business reports
  • Harpers Directory on-line including:
    • UK Buyers Guide: comprehensive search of UK wine and spirits trade
    • Wineries Guide: covering over 7,000 leading wineries worldwide
  • A selection of Email newsletters including the popular Top Merchant and At Your Service


Harpers provides a great insight into both innovative products and analysis from sommeliers and industry professionals that we find invaluable. As a growing independent wine merchant, Harpers is certainly a tool we will be using for many years to come... it is a mine of information.

Mark Davies, Director, Hard to Find Wines

Harpers is a must-read. It delivers news, informed content and market analysis on a regular basis and helps give me a broader perspective on what’s happening within the trade. I have been a reader for over 15 years...there is something about turning the pages of Harpers that makes me feel connected to my industry.

Helen McGinn, ex buyer at Tesco and now owner

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Harpers provides a one-stop source of industry news and information across a variety of platforms to suit you. Act now to stay up to date and take your business to the next level—Harpers is one investment you won’t want to miss!

Customer Services

If you want to speak to one of our Customer Service team about any issues connected with your order, please call +44 (0)1371 853630

Alternatively, please email us on agilemedia@escosubs.co.uk

Ordering a subscription

How long until I start receiving my magazine?

You will be sent your first magazine within 10 working days of receipt of payment.


How can I pay for my order?

  1. We accept payment from all major debit and credit cards.
  2. Pay by Direct Debit to enjoy a 10% discount and hassle free renewals.

Can I pay by invoice?
Yes, If you would prefer to pay by invoice please call Customer Services on +44 (0)1371 853630.

Can I have a different billing and delivery address?
Yes, the checkout procedure offers you the chance to set out both addresses.

How can I amend my order after checking out?
Just call our Customer Services department on +44 (0)1371 853630 for assistance.

Order confirmation
You will be sent a confirmatory email following completion of the online checkout process; this is why it is vital to provide your full email address. If you have selected an online component your order confirmation email will contain details on how to activate your order.

Can I get a discount for multiple copies?
Yes, discounts on more than six subscriptions or memberships are available – simply contact our Customer Services team on +44 (0)1371 853630.

Direct Debits
Ordering by Direct Debit today is quick, easy and guarantees you’ll never miss an issue. Our exclusive first year Direct Debit offer ensures that you will enjoy a 10% discount off your package.

In addition you will have:

  • Greater control over your budgets
  • No more cheque mailings
  • Advanced notice of price changes
  • Our money back guarantee for the un-expired portion of your subscription
  • The right to cancel at any time

Returns policy

We offer a money back guarantee on our magazines and online information services; you can cancel at any time for a full refund on any unused portion. No questions asked. Simply ring our customer services team on +44 (0)1371 853630 and they will process your request.

Books and Directories
If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, you can return it to us in its original condition, within 14 days, and we will issue a full refund for the price you paid for the item.

  • When returning goods please ask for an authorisation code from our customer services team on +44 (0)1371 853630 within 7 days of purchase.
  • All returns need be accompanied by the proof of payment and a valid authorisation code.
  • All goods returned must be in re-sellable condition.

You will be able to cancel up to 10 working days prior to the event; cancellations should be confirmed in writing to us and will be subject to a 20% cancellation charge. Cancellations after that date will be subject to full payment.

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