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French wine is the lifeblood of a good independent business. But as the five top merchants who joined Harpers on a recent tour with Les Grands Chais de France discovered, there is still much to learn, even for the most experienced retailer. Richard Siddle reports
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 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
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
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Independent merchants with “fire in their bellies” for retailing could win up to £200,000 of investment and mentoring from the Worth Foundation.
Members of Harpers’ new Independent Wine Crew are willing to put their competitive instincts to one side to find ways in which they can work together, share experiences and offer advice on how to run wine stores more effectively.
Here Richard Dudley Craig explains what Dudley Craig Wines will have on show at the SITT Autumn tasting on September 24 at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London.
This week saw the Yes campaign edge ahead in the latest “serious” opinion poll. As an Englishman with no connections to Scotland, this is indeed cause for cheer.