Terms and Conditions

By accepting these Terms & Conditions, you are confirming you are 18 years old or more. All purchases made by the customer from us will be on these Terms & Conditions. All prices quoted are per unit and are inclusive of VAT at the current rate of 20%. Glasses will be sold in cases of 6 and cannot be split.

Payment Terms:

Payment can be made by either Mastercard, Visa, all Debit Cards and BACS (bank transfer). (American Express not accepted). Payment will be taken at point of despatch from our cellars. Credit Card payments will incur a 2.5% surcharge.

Dual Vintages:

Where products are shown as being “dual vintage” please note that it is Cockburns of Leith (COL) policy to select the oldest vintage first, when picking stock. COL will not supply a mixed vintage unless requested by the customer.


All breakages, short deliveries or defective goods must be notified to us, together with full details of the alleged defects immediately upon the customer becoming aware of the same. Save in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or fraudulent misrepresentation. Our sale liability to you arising in connection with our supply of goods to you will be the replacement of the relevant goods or the reimbursement by us of all sums paid by you in respect of the relevant goods.

Uplift/return of goods:

We retain the right to deduct 10% of the credit value of any goods requested to be uplifted or returned to cover the additional costs involved. Any uplift charges may be charged at cost. We also retain the right not to accept back for credit any stock that has damaged labels or is not current vintage.

Retention of Title:

Title to goods supplied by Cockburns of Leith shall not pass to the customer until payment has been received in full and until such payment is made the customer shall hold the goods, and all items incorporating the goods, as Trustees for the company, and must store them in such a way as to maintain them in good condition. The goods must be identifiable as the property of the company, Cockburns of Leith. In the event of non-payment, the company shall be entitled in addition to all rights to enter into any premises where the goods may be and recover possession of them. We retain the right to charge interest at 2% above the current bank rate to any overdue accounts. We retain the right to charge £10.00 per returned cheque. This list is subject to stock being unsold, and to duty, market and current fluctuations.

Data Protection Act:

We will monitor and record information relating to your credit performance and such records will be made available to other organisations to assess applications for credit. All information correct at the time of printing. E. & O E

Minimum Purchase:

12 x 75cl or a 9 litre equivalent