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Written by:
Ed Wells
Published:
07 Jul 2017

10 Golden Rules of Wine Investment

10 Golden Rules of Wine Investment

With the Bordeaux En Primeur market about to flex its muscles again in April and a growing number of poorly remunerated investors looking for alternative markets it's worth considering some pros and cons of the fine wine investment market with these easy to follow guidelines for beginners.
 

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Written by:
samuel@harperwells.com
Published:
16 May 2017

Cellar valuation for the purpose of Probate

Cellar valuation for the purpose of Probate

Probate is the legal process whereby a will is "proved" in a court and accepted as a valid public document that is the true last testament of the deceased.

The granting of probate is the first step in the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person's property under a will. 

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Written by:
samuel@harperwells.com
Published:
05 Jan 2017

Working for an Independent Wine Merchant

Working for an Independent Wine Merchant

With close to 1,000 independent wine shops in the UK, the high street is carving out its own niche in the national drinks market. When compared against the Supermarket, your local independent wine merchant is increasingly punching above its weight when compared on price, range and service.

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Written by:
samuel@harperwells.com
Published:
23 May 2016

Breakwater IT - LAUNCHING THE EASTERN TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE

Breakwater IT - LAUNCHING THE EASTERN TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE

To add a dash more entertainment to the traditional tasting event our wine experts, HarperWells, challenged guests with a quiz – with clients leaving happy in the knowledge that they knew which winemaking country gave its name to a dinosaur…
a) Argentinosaurs b) Francosaurs c) Chileraptor

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Written by:
samuel@harperwells.com
Published:
21 Mar 2016

Zalto - glass perfection

Zalto - glass perfection

This boutique company is producing unique products in non-lead toughened glass. Used in the finest restaurants worldwide and in the homes of many wine enthusiasts, these products offer incredible value for money considering the methods used to produce them, the unparalleled feeling in the hand and the way that they transmit the quality of wine. Wine journalists and professionals hold them in the highest regard, once used, nothing else compares.

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Written by:
samuel@harperwells.com
Published:
03 Mar 2016

Tuscan Rarity - Pugnitello 2011 from San Felice

Tuscan Rarity - Pugnitello 2011 from San Felice

Dear All

I don’t get the pleasure of writing up too many wines myself these days, which is ironic as I taste more wine than ever.  That said, one particular wine stopped me in my tracks last week, and I felt compelled to make a fuss about it.  

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Written by:
Ed Wells
Published:
24 Jan 2014

Domaine Danjou Banessy

Domaine Danjou Banessy

Located at Espira, a few kilometres away from Rivesaltes, Domaine Danjou-Banessy is an old family estate that was producing only fortified and dry rancio wines until Benoit took over from his father 10 years ago. 

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Written by:
Ed Wells
Published:
29 May 2013

Cycling Team HarperWells

Cycling Team HarperWells

Back in February of this year we though a handful of local bike riders might like to sport some stylish cycling kit emblazoned with the stylish HarperWells logo. Little did we know...

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Written by:
Ed Wells
Published:
18 Mar 2013

Ridge Vineyards Spring 2013 Releases

Ridge Vineyards Spring 2013 Releases

This offer includes the sensuous Estate Cabernet 2010 and the mineral Estate Chardonnay 2011. Some of the intensely flavoured Geyserville and very focussed Lytton Springs. As ever we’ll also have a small quantity of the two flagship Monte Bello wines to offer. Winemaker Eric Baugher suggested that more may yet be included. We anticipate that this will be a true superstar to once again rival the greatest wines of Bordeaux and beyond.

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Written by:
Ed Wells
Published:
08 Mar 2012

Rhone Valley 2010

Rhone Valley 2010

2010 is clearly a wonderful year in the Rhone - how often have you heard that? But it is! In both the North & South of the region we have tasted some amazing wines.    

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