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wine links

Choose from five categories of links:
wine-pages sponsors - UK merchants - personal - commercial - non-wine

   Use the excellent Wine Searcher facility to consult a database of merchants for any fine wine - in the UK or anywhere around the world.
It will return a list of stockists, prices and contact details.

wine pages sponsors

Berry Brothers - UK institution's site - well worth a visit in person too
Bordeaux Wine Investments - fine wine advice, sales & information
Bancroft Wines - one of the UK's leading merchants, private and trade clients
Wine Owners - sophisticated online trading platform for fine wine
Santa Rita Estates - fine wines from Argentina and Chile since 1880
Great Western Wine - great value hand-crafted wines
Around Wine - fantastic range of wine accessories, storage and glassware
Richard Dawes Fine Wine - the world's most desirable red wines
Armit Wines - award winning online fine wine retailer with UK delivery
From Vineyards Direct - a hand-picked selection of wines direct from growers
M-Wines - limited edition dream wines from talented winemakers
Bid For Wine - buy and sell rare and vintage fine wines via real-time auctions
Clarence Dillon - Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion & Clarendelle
Waitrose Direct Fine wines and mixed everyday cases from a trusted name
Ten Acre Wines - simple, honest and fair pricing; quality and service come first
Edencroft Wines - the most fabulous wines and spirits in the world
To Tuscany - Apartments and villas in Tuscany to rent
Insure & Away - worldwide travel insurance

     five top UK wine writers give comprehensive, independent wine reviews and guidance

wine merchants

Only merchants with reciprocal links to are listed

Vintage Roots - organic wine and beer specialist run with passion
Edencroft Fine Wine - independent advice and personal service
Wine Discoveries - feel good about buying small producer wines
Nick Dobson Wines - Cru Beaujolais and southern Burgundy specialsts
Exquisite Wine - rare and unusual fine wines from Moldova
Hand Picked Burgundy - buy red Burgundy (and more) with confidence
Leon Stolarski Fine Wines - "new classics" of the French south
Bottle Apostle - with self-service wine sampling and tasting events
Adnams Cellar and Kitchen - wines, beers, gifts and kitchenware
Appellation Wines - wines from small estates, chosen for complexity
Amordivino - importing and selling a unique range of Italian wines
Michael Morgan - buying and selling the great wines of the World
Thomas Panton - interesting list with special web offers
Big Red Wine Company - plus organic wines & olive oils
James Nicholson - Northern Ireland's top merchant
Turton Wines - Georgia, Moldova, Slovenia and other unusual wines

personal sites

fine wine diary - collection of tasting notes from the Bailley brothers (UK)
wineanorak - information & opinion from Jamie Goode (UK)
winedoctor - tasting, reports and more from Chris Kissack (UK)
Sommelier Consultant - shop window for wine and sake guru Jean-Louis Naveilhan (UK)
wine life - blog from Spanish-based Oliver Styles,
the wine post - from wine lover and blogger Tim Carlisle (UK)
matching food and wine - wine writer Fiona Beckett's revamped site (UK)
Jim's Loire - blog by Jim Budd on Loire wines, people and places (UK)
winewriting - alternative site for wine enthusiasts from Richard James (UK)
redwinereview - focuses on value for money red wines (UK)
Wine FAQ - frequently asked questions and answers (UK)
Vinifera - tasting notes, mostly upper-end wines (UK) - dedicated to exposing wine investment scams (UK)
vins d'Alsace - site packed with Alsace info in English (Swe)
Pinotage Club - the name says it all - nuts about pinotage! (UK)
Stephen Barrett - UK wine broadcaster and entertainer
Food and Wine Net - for Irish gourmets and wine-lovers (Ire)
Britt Karlsson's Wine Tastings - in Swedish, French and English (Sweden)
The Wine Cellar Insider - Jeff Leve focuses on Bordeaux wines, food and travel (US)
Cork Jester - US writer Jennifer Rosen's sideways look at wine (US)
California Winery Guide - SteveO's long-running, useful guide (US)
Vini-Web - information and articles on the Finnish drinks scene (Finland)
Winemega - brings together critics' scores for top wines (Switzerland)
Wine Geeks - wine reviews and food pairings (US)
Cellar Geek - a community-built tasting notes archive (USA)
Wine Lovers Page - long-established US site and discussion forum (US)
Irish Wine - a bunch of enthusiasts share lots of notes and more
Grape Nutz - fun and well organised info from US wine-lover - bring your own restaurant listings in the United states
Mark Squires - up-to-date, in-depth and interesting (US)
Wine of the Week - and a lot more on wine & food (New Zealand)
Bob Campbell - wine writer and educator's informative site (New Zealand)
Wines of New Zealand - numerous wine and winery listings (New Zealand)
Wine People - profiles of wine people & good general information (US)
Wine Report - classy, information-packed Italian site (in Italian only)
Dr Vino - wine politics, information and resources (US)
Restaurant Spy - straight talking, independent restaurant reviews (UK)
Gidleigh Park - top UK hotel, lots of good wine and food information
Languedoc dining - restaurant and wine information and links (UK)
Wineclub Ansvar - lots of notes (in English) from Swedish wine-lovers
Corkscrew Page - everything you ever wanted to know.... (US)
Wine Labels World - resources, images and information (Belgium)
Wine Release Update - Notification of US wine releases (US)

commercial sites

Around Wine - Eurocave specialists and high quality wine accessories Jancis Robinson - one of the world's great writers online (UK)
Cephas - Mick Rock's specialist wine and food photography site (UK)
Decanter - website of leading UK print magazine, with price tracker
Travel Wine Guides - Independent travel guides for wine lovers (UK)
eRobertParker searchable online version of RP's notes and articles (USA)
Wine Education Service - professional wine courses, across the UK
Case Studies Wine School - offering courses, events & WSET training (UK)
Grape Vine Social - wine-based alternative take on speed dating (UK)
Winedater - relaxed dating events for wine-loving singles (UK)
UK Wine Jobs - matches people to positions in the UK wine trade
WSET - UK site for the world's major wine education trust
Wine Cabinets UK - wine cabinets, wine cellar products and wine coolers (UK)
Sorrells Wine Racks - wine storage systems, accessories and glassware (UK)
Cranville Wine Racks - quality wine racks for the trade and public (UK)
Wine Maps - educational and artistic maps of world wine regions (UK)
Vintillect - wine tastings, consultancy and training (UK)
Thirty Fifty - wine tasting parties, e.g. for corporate events (UK)
Champagne Tuesdays - wine events, courses and WSET training (UK)
Barkeeper - jobs and resources for the food and beverage industry (Ire)
Grape Magazine - Independent view of the South African scene (SA)
VinoPhoria - exclusive guided and customized wine tours in Spain (Sp)
Robertson Wine Tours - wine tours and adventure in Argentina (Ar)
Hidden Wineries - find the right wineries on your wine holiday
Ô Château - friendly wine tastings in the heart of Paris
Cucina Paradiso - unique wine & food-themed kitchen accessories (Italy)
Dracula Wines - Romanian wines, shipped Europe-wide (Rom)
Domaine Sainte Rose - Languedoc wine estate, run by a British couple
Vinote - downloadable wine cellar software and bottle tags (NZ)
Wine Diva - information about and for the Australian wine industry (Aus)
Magda Wine Tours - professional wine tours in Argentina
CellarMan - Internet based cellar management system. free trial (US)
Cellars Wine Club wine of the month club, gifts, wine baskets (US)
Wine Racks - wine storage and accessories, commercial and residential (US)
Wally's - long-established Los Angeles wine store and club (US)
Personal Wine - Personalised wines, private labeled wines, accessories (US)
Travelenvoy - lots of wine links in the USA and worldwide (US)
Wine Country Getaways - lots of info for wine visits to California (US)
Arblaster & Clarke - specialists in guided wine tours and holidays (UK)
Wineholidays - Stephen Barrett's guided wine tour holidays (UK)
French Wine Explorers - luxury wine and culinary tours (France)
Rosehill Wine Cellars - racks, cabinets, cooling units, accessories (US) - very useful database of auction prices, wineries and more (US)
Wineware - standard and custom-built wine racking and accessories (UK)
Brizard & Co. - a range of useful gifts for wine enthusiasts (UK)
Winebase - quality cellar management software plus wine info (Australia)
Brentwood Wines - online auctions & sales; rare wines & cheap Riedel (US)
Cellar Tours - luxury wine vacations in Spain and Portugal (Spain)
Chicago Wine Company - on-line auctions, wine price database (US)
Otago Wine Cellar - sales, info about this New Zealand wine area
Cellar Exchange - wine auction and cellar exchange network (US)
Bacchus - storage company with cellaring advice and good links (US)
A Winery Review - itineraries for visiting Napa and Sonoma (US)
Wine for Spice - specialist supplier of wines suitable for spicy foods (UK)

not wine-related

Some sites I like with little, or nothing to do with wine. John Clark is an artist working with painted and stained glass and doing some incredible work. is a terrific service.

Painting Scotland - original paintings for sale and on commission (UK)
John Clark - one of the world's most renowned glass artists (UK)
Glasgow West End - lively, info-packed look at my neighbourhood! (UK)
MyOffers Competition - loads of big name competitions (UK)
ThePrizeFinder - UK Competitions Loquax - UK competitions portal

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