The Best Wine Shops in London

Read our guide to our favourite wine shops and wine merchants in London, which has been updated to include information relevant to the current lockdown.

Looking for where to buy wine in London during lockdown? Read on for our favourite places.

Passione Vino

Passione Vino, ‘Passion for Wine’, is a wine shop and bar on Leonard Street in Shoreditch.

The wine shop and bar specialises in and serves only Italian wines, usually from smaller artisan producers.

Passione e Vino

Knowledgeable staff and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere make it a joy to visit and the cheese and meat platters are a delicious accompaniment to some excellent wines.

They are currently offering a delivery service on all wines – I love that they do “Memories of…” packages with wines from a particular part of Italy delivered with some charcuterie.

Quality Wines at The Quality Chop House

Opened originally in 1869, The Quality Chop House at the top of Farringdon Road near Exmouth Market, re-opened in 2013 as a restaurant, wine bar, butchers and shop, selling a range of British meat and fresh produce.

Quality Wines at The Quality Chop House

In normal times, Quality Wines operates as a shop during the day and then as a small wine bar serving food in the evenings.

Quality Wines is currently open from Wednesday to Sunday 9am – 5pm – they will also deliver wine within a 10km radius every Friday.

Noble Rot / Keeling Andrew & Co

The team behind Noble Rot wine magazine opened a restaurant and wine bar on Lamb’s Conduit Street back in 2015.

Noble Rot Wine Bar

Noble Rot’s sibling company, Keeling Andrew & Co, which they use to import their favourite wines to their own and other restaurants, is now offering its services directly to us.

For the next few months Keeling Andrew & Co are offering cases of some of their best-loved wines, from Noble Rot restaurant’s house red and whites and most popular ‘greatest hits’ to cases of new discoveries and some classics.

Hedonism Wines

Located in Mayfair, just north of Berkeley square, Hedonism Wines is a fine wine and spirits boutique with over 3,000 spirits and 6,500 wines.

You will find a wide range of rare and expensive items – they have something for every wine and spirits lover.

Hedonism Wines Mayfair

There are 32 fine wines and 10 champagnes to taste on the Enomatic machines, so you can always pop-in to try something new.

An added bonus at Hedonism is that they have a children’s play area in the shop allowing you all the time you need to browse their collection.

Hedonism Wines is currently offering free UK delivery on all orders of more than 6 bottles or over £200.

Berry Bros & Rudd

Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698.

It has an extensive range of wines and spirits from £5 to £5000 and a team of extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Berry Bros & Rudd Wine Shop

There is also a well-regarded wine school that hosts informal events for the public and private dining rooms available to hire for lunch, dinner, meetings or tastings.

Berry Bros & Rudd is still offering home deliveries on all items.

Borough Wines

Borough Wines started out as a stall in the market and has since set up multiple wine shops across London.

Borough Wines in London

They offer over 300 hundred wines, including natural, organic and biodynamic bottles, as well as a selection of local and international craft beers and boutique spirits.

Borough Wines is still offering home deliveries on all wines.

10 Cases / Cave a Vin

10 Cases is a small, unpretentious restaurant in Covent Garden with wine as its main focus.

The restaurant only ever buys 10 cases of wine on a revolving basis so there are always new wines to try.

Cave a Vin from 10 Cases in Covent Garden

The Cave a Vin is the wine bar and shop next door showcasing a regularly changing selection of 300+ fine wines from across the world.

You can buy wine for take-away, enjoy in-house for £12 corkage or use their wine delivery service, Drop, which brings wine to your doorstep 7 days a week.

The Laughing Heart

The Laughing Heart is a late-night wine bar, dining room and off licence on Hackney Road.

The Laughing Heart

There is a basement wine shop serving up organic and biodynamic wine – half of which you can have for under £50 in the upstairs dining room or less than £30 to take away.

The menu changes daily and to accompany the food, there is a wine list of 300 bottles to choose from.

The wine shop is still available for online collections or deliveries along with a selection of deli items.

Diogenes the Dog

Diogenes the Dog is a neighbourhood boutique wine bar, shop and café in Elephant & Castle, which has just launched a home delivery and sommelier service.

Diogenes the Dog wine bar and shop

If you’re cooking a meal at home and need advice on which wine to pair with, give Diogenes the Dog a call and they’ll match the wine and deliver to your door.

The Grocery Shop

A recent discovery for me, The Grocery is an organic and natural food store located on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch.

The Grocery Organic Shop in Shoreditch

The Natural Wine Store has over 400 natural and organic wines from independent producers, along with a large amount of craft beers and spirits.

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