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Terms and Conditions of Sale

These are the terms applying to all sales by R & B Wines Ltd. (RBWL) and are the basis upon which all orders are accepted. They will apply to all present and future transactions, unless varied in writing.

1. Prices: All prices are in UK Pounds Sterling per 75cl bottle (other sizes are indicated, price relates to bottle size).
All prices are inclusive of UK VAT at 20.0%.

Most wines are stored on an IN BOND (IB) basis, so they can be purchased on this basis if required (i.e. exclusive of VAT), but only for delivery to a HMRC approved IB Warehouse.
All Trade/Wholesale business can only be done on a IB basis; for delivery to an HMRC approved IB Warehouse account.

2. Minimum Orders:
1 mixed case of 12x75cl bottles or equivalent per delivery destination, of any of the wines listed on the RBWL web site.

3. Availability: All wines are physically available at Octavian Cellars, subject to remaining unsold at time of order and subsequent to written confirmation in the form of an invoice.

4. Payment:
Is due within 7 days from receipt of invoice, and may be made by BACS/Electronic Transfer. e-commerce  payment via MasterCard/VISA card can be done at no extra cost via our web site.
Any invoice that remains unpaid 15 days from invoice date will be automatically cancelled, and the reserved wines will be released for sale via our web site.

5. Title: All wines will remain the property of RBWL until you have paid all sums due in respect of any order.
Any wines that remain unpaid after 15days from invoice date will revert back to RBWL for disposal at their discretion.

6. Acceptance: You undertake to inspect all goods immediately on delivery, and to notify RBWL forthwith of any shortages, damage or other deficiency. If no such notification is received by RBWL within 2 days from delivery, then you will be deemed to have accepted the goods as satisfying your order.

7. Description/Quality: All wines offered are the property and in the possession of RBWL (we do not ‘broke’ for third parties), and are professionally stored at Octavian Cellars Ltd. in Corsham near Bath.
Although we purchase wines in good faith, RBWL will not be responsible for the state and condition of wines or whether the wines correspond to the qualities, which might be expected from their description.
Where you have purchased wines from us, then you accept that these wines may be subject to defects, imperfections, shortages, damage and normal wear and tear. You accept that wines will be in the condition to be expected having regard to their age, provenance and nature, or where we have notified you of any such condition or defect.
Our Refund/Return Policy as detailed below is limited/restricted to wines that are no more than 10years old from their vintage date.
At our complete discretion - after discussion with the client -, RBWL will consider replacing the remainder of any case sold which is not drinkable. Or in the case of a mixed bottle case purchase, we will only consider replacing the un-drinkable wine.
===>We regret that given the nature of wines we sell, we do not provide refunds for corked wine.
8. Delivery: Is FREE of Charge UK Mainland by courier from Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm only.
Delivery will be arranged within 5working days from receipt of invoice payment.
Deliveries required for a specific time during the week or on Saturday, will be charged at cost and are not included in the Free delivery service.
Any non-delivery claim needs to be notified to RBWL within 7 days from the agreed delivery date. After this period, it will deemed that the wines have been delivered and accepted by the client.

9. Export: For export all prices are valid ex-cellar Octavian in the UK.
For delivery outside the UK Mainland, freight and insurance will be charged additional at cost-rice; please ask for a quotation.

10. Force Majeure: We shall not be liable for any failure to meet our obligations occasioned by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

11. Liability: Our liability in any circumstances under, or in connection with, any sale of wines will be limited to the purchase price paid by you for the wines.
- We will not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses or damages including lost bargain, lost profit, lost reputation, loss of anticipated savings.
- We will not be liable to you or to any other party following the onward sale of wines by you.

12. Law: Our contracts are made under English Law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

13. Privacy Policy: We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

14 Bank Details: National Westminster Bank Plc, 10 Market Place, Boston, Lincs, PE21 6EJ.
 Sterling Account No: 30251192, Sort Code: 51-81-08,  IBAN GB37 NWBK 5181 0830 2511 92

Last Updated 20.08.2019

R and B Wines Ltd

Suite 507, 28 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 3SS

Tel: +44 (0) 771 880 6337 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7581 4851 Email:

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