Independent Wine Merchant

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Wine Explorers and Home Tasting Kits

Expand your palate and knowledge each month with expertly chosen bottles that share a common theme!

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Stony Stratford

This vibrant town is the place for our newest and flashiest operation yet. Drink in or take away!

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This beautiful market town with ancient roots is home to our second brand for drinking in or to take away.

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The OG Wine Cellar in this historic village, and the only one with an actual wine cellar!

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About us...

Stefan Botfield

Dictador Perpetuo Stefan has decades of experience in all aspects of the wine industry. Leaving the London life behind, Stefan opened The Wine Cellar close to his Bedfordshire home in 2015

Favourite wine: Knackered old Riesling

Fun fact: Stefan only owns one pair of shoes

Karen Botfield

Like the Illuminati, Karen operates behind the scenes to make sure that Stefan and Tim don't spend too much money or that we don't run out of Fairy liquid.

Favourite wine: (Fancy) Champagne

Fun fact: Karen always carries a staple gun

Tim Robertson

Tim is just some wine nerd that needed keeping out of trouble. He assists Stefan in sourcing and purchasing new products, as well as fixing broken equipment.

Favourite wine: Cloudy 'natural' nonsense

Fun fact: Tim grew his hair to carry more wine boxes

Mihai Stoica

After a career managing restaurants, Mihai has finally had to make a decision between wine and food. He made the right choice.

Favourite wine: Medoc and other boring wine

Fun fact: Mihai has a private chauffeur to get him to work and back

Sam Jackson

Sam's career moves can be described as Majestic and Domestic. His most recent move was fantastic for us.

Favourite wine: Innocent Seriously Strawberry & Banana

Fun fact: Sam missed out on high-profile film roles after producers discovered his middle name was Lesley.

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