Alheit 2021
First Release

Alheit Vineyards 2021

The chance to secure the prized Cartology, Fire By Night and Vine Garden in bond.

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d’Arenberg 2018
First release

d’Arenberg 2018

The first offer in the UK of the excellent 2018 vintage from this iconic Australian favourite.

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En primeur

We offer wine from all over the world en primeur – while it is still in the winery, waiting to be bottled. It’s a great way to chalk your name on something special.

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What is en primeur?

How it works, what to expect and how to get the best out of your en primeur buying.

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David Kermode: Why buy en primeur?

Why buy en primeur?

Wine Society member, writer and broadcaster David Kermode gives his views on buying wine when it is first released for sale.

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What is en primeur and how does it work?

Previous en primeur offer PDFs

Find tasting notes, vintages information & recommended drink dates.

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First release

Buying wine First Release is a fantastic way to secure sought-after wines that have been bottled and are about to be shipped to the UK, at their opening prices. You pay the in-bond price: when they arrive, the decision of when to take delivery or drink them is yours.

First Release: a new way to buy wines in bond

First Release: a new way to buy wines in bond

First Release is a way to buy in-demand wines at their opening price. Here's an explanation on how it works.

In-bond dates


December 2021 Alheit First Release
  2017 Contino Gran Reserva Rioja First Release
  2018 D'Arenberg First Release First Release
January 2019 Barolos En Primeur
  2021 Rhone En Primeur
February 2021 Red & White Burgundy En Primeur

Expected Offer Offer type
Autumn 2022 2018 Barolos En primeur
January 2023 2019 Bordeaux including 2019 Top Bordeaux En primeur
Spring 2023 2020 Chapoutier & Ferraton En primeur
  2020 Red Rhone En primeur
  2020 Red & White Burgundy En primeur
  2021 Schloss Gobelsburg En primeur
  2020 Torbreck The Steading En primeur
  2021 Jurtschitsch Bründlmayer  En primeur
  2019 Contino 939 En primeur
  2020 Vina Zorzal En primeur
  2018 Yalumba Signature First Release
  2020 Meerlust Rubicon En primeur
  2019 Warwick Trilogy En primeur
  2019 Nicolas Catena Zapata First Release
  2018 Brunellos En Primeur
Summer 2023 2020 Bordeaux including Top Bordeaux En primeur
  2020 Ridge Monte Bello En primeur
  2021 Mas de Daumas En Primeur
  2018 Vergelegen En Primeur
Autumn 2023 2020 Madiran En primeur
  2022 Xanadu Margaret River En primeur
  2019 La Rioja Alta 874 En primeur
Summer 2024 2021 Bordeaux En primeur
  2021 Ridge Monte Bello En primeur
Autumn 2024 2021 Madiran En primeur

More in-bond and fine wine

Small wonders

Vintage Cellar Plan

Build a collection of world-class wines to enjoy at their best for years to come, simply and affordably.

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Wine Storage

Your in-bond orders

View your order history to keep track of previous orders and wines, find out what’s on its way to the UK and more.

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Remaining stocks

Remaining in-bond stocks

Here’s where you’ll find any remaining stocks from in-bond offers.

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Fine Wine

Fine Wine

Our fine wine page is the place to go for world-class wines at all prices.

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