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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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Wines of Portugal promotion offers consumers chance to win holiday

31 Jul 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Wines of Portugal is offering consumers the chance to win a three-day autumn trip to Portugal through a new on-bottle neck-tag promotion.

Borough Wines

Borough Wines heads for the coast

27 Jul 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

London-based independent wine merchant Borough Wines has announced plans for its first shop outside the capital. Borough Wines, Beers & Books will open in Hastings, East Sussex towards the end of the summer.

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Euroboozer ships ‘biggest range’ of US craft beers to hit UK in one go

24 Jul 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

World beer importer Euroboozer has launched what it claims is the biggest range of American craft beers and ciders to ever land in the UK at one time.

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Diageo facing scrutiny in US over claims of artificially inflating sales

24 Jul 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Diageo is facing a probe from the US Securities & Exchange Commission into its distribution activities in the country.


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