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Bibendum PLB's new independent channel to sign up to Harpers Best Practice Guidelines

08 May 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Bibendum PLB’s new independent wine company, Walker & Wodehouse is set to sign up Harpers Best Practice Guidelines, shortly after its launch in June.

Julia Jenkins

Suppliers and indpendents unite for Best Practice debate Subscription

07 Nov 2014 | By Richard Siddle, Erin Smith

To help independents and suppliers work together more effectively Harpers hosted an open trade debate to see the difference the Best Practice Guidelines are having on day-to-day business.

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North South latest supplier to sign up to Best Practice Guidelines

03 Nov 2014 | By Richard Siddle

North South Wines is the 21st supplier and the latest company to sign up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines which looks to help suppliers and independent wine merchants work closer together.


An introduction to Harpers' Best Practice Guidelines, where it started and how it has grown.

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To sign up you simply have to set out what it is your company is doing to comply with and follow the guidelines

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The 7 pledges to help ensure greater transparency between suppliers and independents

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There are now a number of ways in which you can help publicise the fact you have signed up to the Best Practice Guidelines

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English Wine Week 2015

Retailers and UK vineyards celebrate English Wine Week

28 May 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

English Wine Week kicked off this week on the bank holiday as vineyards, high street retailers, and independent merchants opened up to promote the burgeoning English wine industry.


Wines of Rioja looking to crown a 'Rioja retailer of the year'

27 May 2015

There’s still time to enter Wines from Rioja campaign for independent retailers, which runs throughout October.

Akura winemaker Matt Connell

Liberty Wines boost New Zealand portfolio

27 May 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Liberty Wines has boosted its New Zealand portfolio after signing up wine producer Akarua.

New Zealand Cellar launches next week.

Online retailer New Zealand Cellar set to open first London shop this week

27 May 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Online wine retailer The New Zealand Cellar is set to open its first retail shop in London this week, which has been funded entirely through crowd-funding.


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