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Les Grand Chais de France backs independents by signing up to Best Practice Guidelines

21 Mar 2014 | By Richard Siddle

French wine producer, Les Grand Chais de France, is the biggest wine name to show its commitment to the independent merchant sector by signing up to the Harpers Best Practice Guidelines that oversee how producers and suppliers are working in the independent sector.

The Independent Wine Crew

Working together: leading independent merchants pool their skills and resources Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Richard Siddle, Erin Smith

The third meeting of Harpers’ Independent Wine Crew of leading multi-site wine merchants reflected a real step-change in how they are able to help each other in buying, sourcing and storing wine. Richard Siddle and Erin Smith report

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Treasury Wine Estates presents its independent strategy to Top Merchants Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Richard Siddle, Erin Smith

Treasury Wine Estates is one of a number of major wine companies looking to build sales in the independent sector. Its fine wine team joined the latest Independent Wine Crew meeting to set out its strategy and find out how it can better serve the sector. Richard Siddle and Erin Smith report

Harpers Awards 2014

Harpers Awards 2014: still time to enter

14 Feb 2014 | By Richard Siddle, Erin Smith

The Harpers Awards is a opportunity to be recognised as a key merchant, retailer and UK on-trade establishment in the trade. Be rewarded for all the hard work you and your team do. With a host of categories ...

Worth Retail

Independent wine merchants could win £200k investment

23 Jan 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

Independent merchants with “fire in their bellies” for retailing could win up to £200,000 of investment and mentoring from the Worth Foundation.

Harpers Awards 2014

Stand out from the crowd and enter the Harpers Awards 2014

22 Jan 2014 | By Richard Siddle

The Harpers Awards is your opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for all the hard work you do. With a host of categories across the industry and the on- and off-trade, here’s how you can get involved.

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