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Terms and Conditions

These are the terms and conditions applying to all sales and are the basis of which all orders to Richard Dawes Fine Wine Limited are accepted. They will apply to all sales unless varied in writing by Richard Dawes Fine Wine Limited to all future transactions.


All wines prices are quoted in Sterling (£) excluding Duty and VAT
All orders must be for a minimum of £500.00 (ex VAT)
All prices are provisional and are subject to our final written confirmation upon order
Delivery is excluded from the price unless otherwise agreed
DP = Duty Paid / IB = In Bond


All payments are due in full upon invoice by cheque or bank transfer. Approved credit accounts are due to be paid 30 days upon invoice date although we reserve the right to charge 5% interest per calendar month on invoices not paid within the 30 days. All further deliveries will be suspended until the account is paid in full.
We accept payments by cheque, bank transfer and credit card. However we reserve the right to charge a 1.5% surcharge on each transaction on major cards such as VISA & MasterCard. We do not accept AMEX.
For all Export Orders - Bank Transfer is required in full before release of goods.


Title to all wines purchased shall remain the property of Richard Dawes Fine Wine until payment has been paid in full.


All deliveries are charged at cost excluding VAT and are also available for collection from our account London City Bond. Naional and International transport can be arranged at their previaling costs. We also offer bonded storage and insurance. Please notify us of any damages or shortfalls upon collection or delivery within 48 hours of receiving the goods. Transfers from London City Bond Tilbury, to London City Bond Barking or Purfleet will be liable for a transfer charge of £8 per order. Transfers to Vinotheque will be liable for a transfer charge of £8 per order.


We purchase wines in good faith which meet our quality criteria with respect to provenance and cellarage conditions. However, we are unable to accept responsibilty for expected quality in the bottle as percieved by you the cusomter.


All oral orders shall form a contract conditional upon our written confirmation.


All export orders are to be paid in full within 30 days upon invoice. Payment in full must be received before goods will be released for onward shipment unless otherwise being agreed in writing. Payment for any International Government charges will be passed onto the customer in full and in no way are the reponsibilty of Richard Dawes Fine Wine.


Our contracts are made under English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts of law. We are not liable for any failure to meet our obligations due to occasional circumstances beyond Richard Dawes Fine Wine Ltd's control.

E&OE (July 2015)