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Gareth Groves

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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Jonas Tofterup

Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

01 Dec 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Chile’s Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.

Broadland's Mark Lansley

Broadland sales up 20%, ahead of ambitious 12-year growth plans

26 Nov 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Turnover at Norwich-based wine supplier Broadland Wineries is up 20% year on year to XXXX, the company has reported.

Marcus O'Brien, Bancroft Wines

Bancroft strengthens management, on-trade, fine-wine teams

24 Nov 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

London-based specialist wine distributor Bancroft Wines has announced a range of senior and sales appointments as part of its ambitious expansion plans.

James Tanner

Q&A: Merchant Vintners' chairman James Tanner Subscription

05 Nov 2015 | By Erin Smith

James Tanner is the third chairman of the buying group which is celebrating 50 years of business and looking for new recruits.


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