Collection of Goods

Collection of Goods & Authorized Release Form

Your Lots

Lower Falls Wine Co. will release your goods to you as quickly as possible. The inherent nature of fine wine and spirits requires that due care be taken in storage and transport. We request your partnership in making sure no harm arises during storage, collection or transportation. Bottles that are old or unusually shaped need to be collected in person. Skinner and Lower Falls Wine has the right to use discretion when the circumstance arises.

Pick-up

Collection is available by prior arrangement only at:

Lower Falls Wine Co.
2366 Washington Street
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462

Please schedule your pick up with Lower Falls Wine Co. using the automated scheduler (included with your payment confirmation) a minimum of 3 business days in advance after payment has been received by Skinner. Full payment of all applicable charges must be received prior to release of any goods. Goods will only be released to those over twenty-one years of age. Proof of age will be required.

Complete the Release Form

Local Delivery

Lower Falls Wine Co. will deliver inside Route 495 for a fee. Deliveries are made Monday through Friday during normal business hours. All fees associated with delivery must be paid in advance. Lower Falls Wine Co. reserves the right to (re)package items if deemed necessary for a nominal fee. Goods will only be delivered to, and must be signed for by, someone over twenty-one years of age.

Transportation

All bidders should make themselves aware of the restrictions imposed by individual states and countries with regard to the importation of alcoholic beverages prior to participation in any auction to ensure compliance with local and federal statutes. Buyers are responsible for researching, understanding, and complying with all permit or license requirements before the collection and transport of purchases. For non-local delivery it is the buyer’s sole responsibility to contract a third-party for collection and delivery service and ensure the third party is correctly licensed to transport alcohol.

For any third-party collections, an Authorized Release Form must be signed and submitted to Lower Falls Wine Co. prior to pick-up.

Storage

All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from Lower Falls Wine’s premises within thirty days of the auction. Lower Falls Wine Co. may impose a monthly interest charges of 1.5% of the purchase price of any item not removed within thirty days of the date of sale. For long term storage we recommend International Wine Vault (617.739.4401, www.internationalwinevault.com).

Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Authorized Release Form

When using a shipping company or someone other than the invoiced party to collect your purchases, the release form needs to be completed.  Lots will not be released to anyone other than the invoiced or authorized party. Wine and spirits will only be released to those over 21 years of age. Proof of age will be required.

Please keep in mind payment must be made to Skinner Inc. once the auction has closed, and collection/delivery arrangements can only be made after payment has been processed by Skinner via the auction scheduler for pick up (included with your payment confirmation), or at lfw@skinnerinc.com for delivery. We request a minimum of 3 business days before collection. For questions please contact lfw@skinnerinc.com or finewines@skinnerinc.com. Any applicable fees to Lower Falls Wine Co. or the designated third party shipping company must be paid prior to the release of goods.

Complete the Release Form

 

 

Revised 05-12-2021