Useful Information
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HELP & ADVICE

For help and advice with any aspect of choosing and sending a gift, please contact Member Services via our online enquiry form, talk with our advisers online in real time using our live chat or call 01438 741177.

Alternatively, take a look at the information below to answer any questions you may have.


Opening times

Opening times

FAQ's

FAQ's

Key dates

Key dates

Useful information

Useful information

Opening times over Christmas

To view our opening times prior to the dates mentioned above, please visit our contact us page.


Member Services
from 1st - 22nd December

Member Services

Monday to Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm

Open on four consecutive Sundays (11am-4pm):
1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December

Christmas Eve: 8am-4pm
New Year’s Eve: 8am-4pm

Cellar Showroom
from 9th - 24th December

Cellar Showroom

Monday to Friday (Extended opening times): 9am-6pm
Except Thursday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm

Open on four consecutive Sundays (11am-4pm):
1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December

Christmas Eve: 9am-4pm
New Year’s Eve: 10am-4pm

Closed:

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

New Year's Day


Back to normal opening hours from Friday 27th December, 2019

Key Dates

Channel Island Groupage deadline for delivery in time for Christmas
8pm, Thursday 31st October


Export orders deadline, including Corporate orders for overseas
8pm, Monday 25th November


Deadline for export (groupage) orders to Republic of Ireland
8pm, Wednesday 27th November


Prize Draw deadline
Order for delivery by Friday 6th December

Deadline for Corporate orders
Wednesday 11th December


Delivery of wines from reserves in time for Christmas
Please order as early as possible to avoid disappointment


Last order date for non-gift orders for delivery in time for Christmas
Please order as early as possible to avoid disappointment

Last order date for gift orders for delivery in time for Christmas
Please order as early as possible to avoid disappointment


Deadline for removing wines from reserves for collection from the Showroom in time for Christmas
Midnight, Sunday 22nd December


Deadline for Showroom pre-order for collection on 24th & 27th December and thereafter
Midday, Monday 23rd December



Useful Information

Food & Wine Matcher

Food & Wine Matcher

Our popular food and wine matcher can help you find the right wine to pair with your roast turkey, goose or even Christmas pudding! Give it a try and find the perfect wine for your Christmas feast.

Showroom Services

Showroom Services

Whether you want to hire glassware, ask for advice or take a look at our stunning Christmas displays, see here for our list of Cellar Showroom services.

Order Form

Christmas Gifts Order Form

Do you need an extra copy of the order form? Find it here.

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