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Terms of Sale & Social Responsibility 

Terms and Conditions of Sale



1. General 

1.1. In these terms “Silverton Estate” means “Silverton Estate Limited” and “Customer” or “you” means the person, firm or corporation to whom Silverton Estate products are supplied. 

1.2. These terms apply from the date specified above. These terms may be varied by Silverton Estate from time to time. 


2. Prices 

2.1. The prices charged by Silverton Estate, as set out in Silverton Estate’s applicable price list, and these prices may be altered at any time without notice. 

2.2. Prices quoted include GST, all other taxes and duties but exclude freight and are in New Zealand dollars.

2.3   Freight cost will depend on the amount of wine purchased and the destination. Freight costs will be provided at the point of purchase. 


3. Orders

3.1. When placing an order with Silverton Estate, you confirm that all the details that you have provided in completing the order and offer to purchase the Goods are true and correct.

3.2 It is a condition of purchase that you verify that you are 18 years of age or over.  All orders are subject to acceptance by Silverton Estate. 

3.3. Supply of products is subject to availability and to any order minimums or limits imposed in respect of a product by Silverton Estate. Silverton Estate may, in its sole discretion, waive the application of a minimum order requirement or an order limit in respect of an order.

3.4. The Customer cannot cancel an order nor delay delivery once an order has been accepted without Silverton Estate’s written consent. 

3.5 Where an order for a wine vintage is not available, another vintage may be substituted.

3.6 All specials, promotions, clearances, offers and discounted items are subject to their specific terms and conditions and are whilst stocks last unless otherwise indicated. 


4. Delivery

4.1. Products will be delivered to the address provided at time of check-out. Currently Silverton Estate only accepts orders within New Zealand.

4.2 The freight cost will be provided at check-out.

4.3.  Risk in the products passes to the Customer upon delivery to the Customer.

4.4.  Silverton Estate may consign or ship products to the Customer in instalments at varying times. 

4.5. Silverton Estate is not responsible for, and does not accept liability for delay or non-delivery of products. In the case of late delivery, the Customer must accept goods delivered. 

4.6 If you are not at the delivery address at the time of delivery your Goods may be left with a person at the delivery address who is, for deliveries within New Zealand, 18 years or older and for deliveries to all other countries, a person who is legally entitled to receive deliveries of alcohol in the form of wine under the local laws of the destination country. This person may be required to show proof of age. In the event nobody is at the delivery address who meets the criteria under these terms and conditions, a waiting card will be left in your mailbox. This card will advise the next steps required to obtain delivery of your order. Your order will not be left with person under the age of 18 years (proof of age may be required in the sole discretion of the delivery person or Silverton Estate). Silverton Estate cannot agree to unattended deliveries in any circumstances.

4.7 Orders are despatched Monday – Friday, excluding public holidays and subject to any restrictions under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2013. If we are in stock of your item at time of picking, we aim to dispatch your order within the next two business days. Shipping is usually completed within 3 to 4 working days via courier, and we guarantee delivery within 10 working days of your order.

4.8 Each order may only be sent to one delivery address. If you need to send products to more than one delivery address, you will need to place a separate order for each delivery address. Once an order has been completed, addresses cannot be changed, please contact Bruce Leppard with any queries or changes and they will try their best to accommodate you.


5. Payment 

5.1. For corporate Customers, payment terms will, at Silverton Estate’s discretion, be payment on order or credit.

5.2 For all other Customers payment terms will be payment on order.

5.2 Silverton Estate accepts the following forms of payment online: - Visa and Mastercard.


5.3. Credit accounts must be paid in accordance with the payment terms notified in writing to the Customer. At present payment may be made by internet banking to Silverton Estate Ltd, Account: 06 0701 0222191 00. Please state invoice number in the reference field.

5.4. If the Customer’s account has not been paid by the due date, Silverton Estate may cease supplying products to the Customer, and withdraw credit facilities.  


6. Returns

6.1  The Customer’s rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 are not affected by these terms and conditions. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for failure of substantial character. You are also entitled to have the Goods repaired or replaced if the Goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a failure of substantial character.


6.2 In the event your purchase is faulty, damaged, wrongly described or breaches a consumer guarantee we will refund your money or exchange the product upon presentation of your proof of purchase. If your purchase incurred a delivery fee, then we will cover the cost of delivery for the return (only when Silverton Estate is at fault, that is if the wrong product is delivered, there is a fault with the product (including any damage caused in transit) or Silverton Estate has breached a consumer guarantee. In all other circumstances, the delivery charge will be deducted from the refund to the consumer).


6.3 Unfortunately, you cannot amend an order after it has been placed. If in the event that you change your mind then please contact Bruce Leppard during business hours, exchanges may be possible if the order has not be processed and at Silverton Estate’s discretion. If Silverton Estate agree to exchange a delivered product, additional delivery charges will be incurred at your expense. All returns (with the exception of faulty, damaged or inaccurate orders must be in their original condition and packaging.


7. Website Content

7.1 Silverton Estate may make changes to the contents at this site, or to the products and services described in them, at any time without notice. The contents may be out of date, and Silverton Estate makes no commitment to update the contents.

7.2 Information published at this site refers to products and services in New Zealand.


8. Liability 

8.1. Subject to any relevant statutory provision, these terms contain the entire agreement between Silverton Estate and the Customer and all representations, warranties and agreements (whether express or implied and whether statutory or otherwise) are expressly excluded and Silverton Estate’s liability is limited to the lesser of: 

•  the cost of replacing the products; or 

•  the cost of obtaining equivalent products. 

8.2 Contents of the site do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making, or refraining from making, any decision.

8.3 To the extent permitted by law, Silverton Estate disclaims all liability (however arising) in connection with any loss and/or damage, arising out of or in connection with any use of, or inability to use, all or any part of the content, the site and/or any website to which the site is linked, or any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using any of these.

8.4. Silverton Estate will not be liable in any circumstances to the Customer for consequential damages.


9. Third Party Sites

This website may contain links to third party sites. The links do not indicate any endorsement of Silverton Estate of the site or the products or services provided at those sites. The Customer accesses those sites and use the products and services made available at those sites solely at their own risk.


10. Promotional Vouchers

Promotional vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash, used in conjunction with one another, re-used on another transaction, or partially used across multiple orders.

11. On Supply of Products 

11.1. The Customer must not sell, solicit sales of  or promote Silverton Estate products outside of New Zealand or to any person whom the Customer knows, believes or ought to reasonably suspect will buy those products:- for resale outside New Zealand; for sale to a third party who will sell those products outside New Zealand.

11.2. The Customer must indemnify Silverton Estate against all claims, actions, liabilities, charges, expenses, losses damages and  costs (whether incurred by or awarded against Silverton Estate) arising out of or in connection with a breach of clause 13.1 by the Customer.


12. Registration for an account

12.1 Customers who register for an account acknowledge and agree that Silverton Estate may email, post or include in any delivery of Goods, special offers from Silverton Estate or on behalf of third parties. You can opt out of receiving email and post special offers by contacting Bruce Leppard. Our Privacy Policy can be found here.

12.2 Silverton Estate may require additional information and Silverton Estate reserve the right to decline, suspend or terminate your account at any time at Silverton Estate’s absolute discretion.

12.3 The Customer is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and or access code (“Password”) and they will be liable for any breach of privacy arising from unauthorised access to the site caused by or connected with the disclosure of the email address and/or password. The Customer is further responsible for all fees and charges incurred on the account arising from access to the account due to this. 


13.   Responsible Service of Alcohol

Silverton Estate supports the responsible service and consumption of alcohol and recommends that alcohol be enjoyed in moderation. It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. By entering our web-site you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or over and that any person that you are obtaining the products for, is also 18 years or over.

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