Wine is an important beverage – it enhances your enjoyment of food, and features heavily in celebrations of all kinds, including religious ceremonies.
Having a nice bottle of wine to open can elevate a meal, or make an occasion feel a little bit more special, so if your local supermarket doesn’t stock a great selection or you don’t have access to a decent wine merchant in your area it can be difficult to find the right bottle.
Whether you know what you like and are keen to stock up, or fancy trying something new, there are a wide range of wine merchants who deliver. Many will deliver next day if you’re local or offer free delivery if you meet a minimum spend. It’s also a great way to support local businesses without having to leave the house!
Here is a list of some great London based wine sellers who delivery locally and nationwide.
Thomson & Scott
Founded by Le Cordon Bleu alumna, Amanda Thomson, who created her own sparkling wine portfolio that is organic, vegan-friendly and avoids adding any unnecessary sugar to the production process. You can order their wine by creating delivery plan, which can be changed or cancelled at any time, and offers a 10% discount when you start. Delivery is available throughout the UK.
The Good Wine Shop
The Good Wine Shop are an independent wine merchant located in West London with shops in Kew, Chiswick and Richmond Hill. They specialise in selling wines from small family wine producers, particularly those who farm organically and vinify without additives. You can collect orders in store, and delivery is available throughout the UK.
Theatre of Wine
With shops in Tufnell Park, Greenwich and Leytonstone, Theatre of Wine covers quite a lot of ground. This is one for the more curious wine lover, as they champion less-well known classics and emerging regions. They deliver to local addresses and further afield, but there is a minimum spend for delivery outside London.
The Finest Bubble
If you’re a big fan of fizz, The Finest Bubble is a great choice. Based near Angel tube station, this Champagne and English sparkling wine specialist offer same day deliveries to London addresses, and two-day delivery to the rest of the UK. You could be popping a bottle open in no time!
As one of the UK’s leading small, independent wine merchants, Uncorked is very discerning when choosing the wines they stock. This is one for those who really know their wine, as you can refine your search by vintage, grape variety and farming style to name a few of the parameters. They will deliver next day to most of London and the Home Counties, and standard to the rest of the UK.
If you’re keen to learn more about wine, browse our list of wine courses. For more information on excellent wine merchants, we recommend visiting JancisRobinson.com, they have compiled a great list of wine retailers who are currently delivering.