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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.

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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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F1 stars sign up with Johnnie Walker for anti drink-driving pact

06 Jul 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Johnnie Walker has joined up with the Honda Formula 1 team to launch a campaign for consumers to make an anti drink-driving pact.

Roberson's Kensington High Street Shop

Roberson Wine to close Kensington shop to focus future on more ‘dynamic’ channels

06 Jul 2015 | By Erin Smith

Roberson Wine is set to close its flagship Kensington High Street shop on August 30, 2015 to focus its future growth on “sectors that are really showing the most dynamic growth.”

Chronic Cellars California Paso Robles

UK retailers and the on-trade can now catch a Chronic case of wine

03 Jul 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

A brand which aims to do for wine what hip craft brewers have for beer is making its UK debut.

Electric Bear, Bath, Chris Lewis, Jacqueline Lewis, Guillermo Alvarez

Electric Bear plans to turn on the craft beer taps in Bath

03 Jul 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

A former transport IT entrepreneur is investing £300,000 to set-up a brewery and taproom in Bath.


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