We pride ourselves on our links to local wine retailers. Here's a list and also some information websites we hope will be useful to you...
Local wine retailers
Bacchanalia - with two branches in Mill Road and Victoria Road, Ed and Paul stock some great wines and a fabulous collection of speciality beers
Cambridge Wine Merchants - specialist wine merchants with four shops in various locations around Cambridge and very helpful staff
Majestic Wine Warehouse - situated on Newmarket Road, you have to buy a minimum of six bottles in a mixed box but they do have some great discounts if you are willing to stock up...
Noel Young Wines - a world renowned influencer in the world of wine, Noel blends his own at his Magpie Estates vineyard in Australia and works between there and his shop in Trumpington, on the south side of Cambridge
Cozzi and Boffa - premium wine merchant specialist a little further out of Cambridge in Barton, focusing on specific select producers
Joseph Barnes Wines - tucked away in a back street in Saffron Walden, this retailer picks some very special wines from small producers in the fascinating Languedoc and Roussillon areas of southern France
Adnams Cellar and Kitchen - (Adnams is not just beer!). Saffron Walden is the closest this East Anglian wine retailer comes to Cambridge and they offer a wide range of wines with some exclusive New World brands
Private Cellar - for the serious wine enthusiast. Recently moved from Wicken to Newmarket (but same journey time from Cambridge) Private Cellar hand select wines from around the world to be bought from their website for home delivery. They also offer Fine Wines, En Primeur (buying while still in the barrel) and wine storage
Region's Finest - 'gourmet' wine and food supplier just opened, based outside Cambridge in Elsworth but you can order online. The emphasis is on top quality European food and wine from small, hand selected producers who reflect the character of their place in their products. Lovely.
Other local friends
Our three most frequently used venues in Cambridge:
Royal Cambridge Hotel - very friendly and helpful staff, central location
The Cambridge Brew House - making a splash on the Cambridge food & drink scene with good food and a micro-brewery upstairs!
d'Arry's Restaurant - lovely restaurant with a perfect private room for small groups
We also do a lot with these people:
Let's Go Punting - friendly punting company with a finger in lots of other pies (business events, hen parties etc)
Visit Cambridge - our very knowledgeable and helpful tourist office
JancisRobinson.com - one of the most highly-respected experts in the wine profession. A prolific website and independent source of news, views and opinion on wine plus a database of around 60,000 tasting notes
Cambridge Wine Blogger - Cambridge's very own Tom Lewis and his excellent regular wine reviews
wine-pages.com - a comprehensive UK wine portal from the superb wine writer Tom Cannavan
winedoctor.com - Chris Kissack is a medic with a passion for wine, specialising in Northern France
Decanter.com - one of the best monthly magazines in the UK, full of useful and in-depth information on wines, regions and all the latest news
eRobertParker.com - Undoubtedly the most influential wine critic in the world, need we say more? Note, many parts of this site are for subscribers only
Wine Anorak - Jamie Goode is one of the most established bloggers around, he specialises in the science of wine
The Wine Society - we think one of the best mail-order wine retailers in the UK. Fantastic range, quality, and price. Life membership £40 - bargain!
Cambridge Directory - lots of food and wine shops listed in the local online directory!