Shopping Terms

Shopping Terms

The following terms apply to all of the orders we accept. Once incorporated they will continue to apply to all future transactions unless and until modified by written agreement between us.

By placing an order with us, you confirm and acknowledge that:
(a) You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
(b) You are at least 18 years old

Time of Contract
A contract for sale incorporating these terms comes into existence when we expressly accept your order. The contract is conditional upon wines not having been previously sold by us and we will notify you without delay should this occur.

Time for Payment
For retail sales including 'en primeur' sales payment is due immediatley.
Trade & corporate clients can apply for 30 day credit accounts.
All export orders to be paid in full prior to being released.

Retention of Goods Pending Payment
We will retain title in all goods sold by us until all sums due or to become due to us from the purchaser in respect of any order have been paid. This will include goods held to your account in bond but will not include goods for which we have been paid in full and which are in your personal physical possession. Risk in goods passes to you as soon as we inform you that they are identified by us to meet your order.

Relating to trade/corporate account holders
Until the title to the goods has passed to the customer, we reserve the right to require the customer to deliver up those wines to us and in the event of failure to do so we may enter any premises where the wines are stored to repossess them. Deliveries may be suspended by us if any sum is outstanding.
The vast majority of deliveries are performed by London City Bond. Some local (DE area) deliveries are performed by us.  We aim to deliver all wines within 3 working days. Indications of delivery dates are estimates and not intended to be contractually binding. Regarding under bond transactions, If instruction is not recieved within three months we will be entitled to make a reasonable storage and administration charge (currently £10.oo including VAT per year).

Accepting Goods
It is your obligation to inspect goods immediately upon receipt and notify the ourselves or the carrier immediately of any issue relating to the goods. Notification of any issue after two days from delivery date will be deemed to have occurred after delivery to you.

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

Quality and Attributes
Whilst we make every effort to ensure the proper cellaring of wines in our possession and will act in good faith in purchasing wines, we cannot be responsible for the condition of wines and it is at our absolute discretion that we consider requests for replacing the unopened balance of an order which is undrinkable.

Personal Information
You agree that we may use Personal information provided by you in order to conduct appropriate anti fraud checks. Personal Information that you provide may be disclosed to a credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of that information.

This contract is made under English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts

Darley Abbey Wines

Shopping Terms & Conditions


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Shopping Terms and Conditions at Darley Abbey Wines