Barrels & Bottles Wine Merchants

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About Barrels & Bottles

Barrels & Bottles, part of the Derbyshire Wine Company Ltd group, was formed in 1979 with the specialist import of fine German wines. Today the Group has grown into one of the foremost suppliers of fine wines throughout the UK with a formidable reputation for service, reliability and quality. We continually strive to find interesting and value for money wines from small estates and growers from around the world and today.


Check Existing Orders:

If you have placed an order and require further information please Email us via this link stating your name, postcode and order number (if known)


Our Contact details:

Barrels & Bottles
Unit 5b Broom Business Park
Bridge Way
S41 9QG
United Kingdom

Phone: 01246 453399
Fax: 01246 453499

Email us

GB 308 3197 62

Directions to our new showrooms

Open Hours

The shop is open for off-the-shelf purchases and collection of items ordered online. The shop is open:

Monday to Friday : 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday : closed until early September
Sunday, Bank Holidays : Closed

Legal age to buy and send aolcohol

By placing an order with Barrels & Bottles you confirm you (and the recipient if different) are of minimum legal age to purchase alcohol as set out by local legislation. In the UK you need to be at least 18 years old to purchase alcohol. It is also an offense to purchase alcohol to supply to a minor. Barrels & Bottles reserves the right not to supply alcohol to anyone who is, or we believe to be, not of minimum age to purchase or consume alcohol.

Personalised Wine Labels:

Proofs are typically sent next working day for approval. Please reply as soon as possible to the email with your approval or any changes necessary - we will not print until approval is received. Any images you provide for printing on the label are assumed to be free of copyright or you hold or have permission to use the images. We will not print any images which are obviously trademarked or watermarked.

Making A Purchase:

Just browse our Catalog, and click on any items that you wish to buy and put them into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on "Checkout" and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to satisfy the order.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Switch and Maestro cards. Due to the nature of our products we reserve the right to substitute itmes for the next available vintage. All items are offered subject to availabilty. Whilst we carry a massive range of stock placing an order does not guarantee the item is available. You will be notified of any out of stock items.

By placing an order with Barrels & Bottles you confirm you are of minimum legal age to purchase alcohol as set out by local legislation. Barrels & Bottles reserves the right not to supply alcohol to anyone who is, or we believe to be, not of minimum age to purchase or consume alcohol.

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Shipping And Handling

All goods are despatched Monday to Friday. Weekend deliveries currently not available.

We are unable to ship off Mainland UK, sorry. Delivery Inclusive prices are for Mainland UK deliveries only.

Please allow 5-7 working days from time of order for delivery. Malt Whisky is sent directly from the distillery and may take up to 14 working days. Please allow extra time during the busy Christmas period and inclement weather.

All deliveries must be signed for unless you request items to be left unsigned when completing the transaction. Items left unsigned are at your own risk. Barrels & Bottles and our delivery agents cannot accept any resposibility for loss or damages without a signature.

In the rare event of a breakage or damage to the box please note the delivery ticket accordingly and inform Barrels & Bottles immediately. Our delivery agents will not inform us of and breakages of losses. Please quote your order reference at all times.

Please ensure the correct address is provided and recipients are able to accept deliveries. Refused and failed deliveries will be returned back to Barrels & Bottles at a cost of £14.50 payable by the sender. If no one is available to receive the goods our carrier will notify the recipient of the attempted delivery with a "Card" placed through the letter box. If the items are not claimed within 5 days they will be returned to Barrels & Bottles at a cost of £14.50 payable by the sender. Deliveries off Mainland UK will incur a substantial return cost by the carrier and will always be charged back to the sender.

Delivery Costs:

Delivery Charges (unless specified otherwise) :

England, Wales, Central and Southern Scotland

upto 15kg : £6.95 (equivalent to 12 x 75cl bottles)
upto 45kg : £12.50 (equivalent to 36 x 75cl bottles)
over 45kg : FREE of CHARGE (equivalent to over 36 x 75cl bottles - excludes items on special offer)

Scottish Highland and Grampian

Please select this option for Mainland UK deliveries to the following postal areas

AB37 - AB56
IV1 - IV40
IV52 - IV54
FK19 - FK21
KW1 - KW14
PA21 - PA39
PH14 - PH41

Free local delivery
We offer free local delivery on stock wine items within a 12 mile radius of our store. In the checkout select "Sheffield Postcodes" as the Country option and this will enable free delivery.

Click Here for example map overlay of free delivery area. Free local delivery excludes wine accessories.

For others postal areas please contact Barrels & Bottles prior to making an order.

Delivery via Royal Mail

upto 10kg : £10.75 (equivalent to 6 x 75cl bottles)
upto 15kg : £13.00 (equivalent to 12 x 75cl bottles)
upto 20kg : £16.00 (equivalent to 16 x 75cl bottles)
upto 30kg : £28.00 (equivalent to 24 x 75cl bottle) and £10.75 per 10kg thereafter

Standard 75cl bottle weighs 1.25kg

All deliveries are week days only and Mailand UK.

Out of Stock Items:

If your item is not in stock, we will provide a substitute item of similar nature and value. We reserve the right to substitute out of stock goods without prior consent.


All prices are shown inclusive of VAT at 20%

Returns & Cancellations

Under the Home Shopping : Distance Selling Regulations private purchasers have the right to cancel the order up to 7 days after receipt of items if the items have not been used. This does not apply to items made to a purchasers own specification (eg: personalised labels, personalisation, own branding etc). A charge of £4.00 will be made for the non-completion or cancellation of personalised products where a proof has been created and not printed.

Cancellation of orders must be made by letter, fax or email. A phone call cancellation is not enough. It is the customers duty to take full care of all items.

Returning of items is the resonsibility of the customer who is liable for the cost of returns. The customer must ensure all reasonable care is taken to ensure the safe return of items and in their original packaging where appropriate. Failure to return at the customers expense (except where the items are faulty or do not comply with the contract) Barrels & Bottles will recover the items and offset the amount against any refund due. If the items are faulty or do not comply with the contract Barrels & Bottles will be liable for return charges.

Refunds for returned and cancelled orders will be made as soon as possible and within 30 days of return.

The Home Shopping : Distance Selling Regulations does not apply to Business purchases


All photographs taken by Barrels & Bottles remain the property of Barrels & Bottles and must not be used without written permission. Anyone using, displaying or linking to our original photographs will be charged at a rate of £200.00 per image per month from the time of first usage.

All original notes and text remains the property of Barrels & Bottles. Original text may not be reproduced in any format whatsoever without written permission. Anyone using any original text will be charged at a rate of £50.00 per sentence per month from the time of first usage.

Credit Card Security:

All credit card numbers are encrypted in the software when the order is placed using 128 bit encryption. They are not held in clear text on any web site. The "Golden Padlock" visible in your browsers status bar is you peace of mind for security.

Investment and En-Primeur Purchases

Wine makes a fantastic investment opportunity to either buy to drink or buy to sell. Some investment wine purchases will be given an anticipated buy back price over a given period of time. Due to fluctuating market conditions a buy back guarantee must be instigated before 1st December on the year quoted. After this period prices may go up or down.

Storage Wines

We offer the facility to store wine at Barrels & Bottles, Chesterfield. Charges are £10.00 per case per annum plus VAT to cover storage and insurance for goods of value up to £500.00 per case. Cases of higher value will incur a surcharge pro-rata to value.

Invoices for storage are issued on the date of placement into storage on a pro-rata basis and then on the 1st January on a rolling basis so long as the goods are in our possession.

Payment for storage must be made within 31 days of receipt of invoice. You have the right to cancel your storage arrangement within the 31 days whereby the wine must be collected and removed from the premises. Goods removed from storage after 31 days from invoice have storage charged for the full 12 months. 7 days notice in writing is required for removal of goods in our possession. You must quote your Barrels & Bottles invoice number as proof of ownership. Any overdue sums must be paid before goods are released to your possession.

We shall be entitled to a lien on any property in our possession which belongs to you in circumstances where any sum is due from you whether in respect of that property or for any reason whatsoever. If the storage (or goods) remain unpaid after 120 days from invoice we reserve the right to dispose of the goods on your behalf to recover costs. The amount raised may not be the current value of the goods. If the amount raised does not cover costs you will be liable to pay any outstanding differences.

Privacy Policy & Cookies

Barrels & Bottles do not disclose buyers' information to third parties. Cookies are used on this shopping site to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item, to store delivery addresses if the address book is used and to store your details if you select the 'Remember Me' Option.Data collected by this site is used to:

a. Take and fulfill customer orders
b. Administer and enhance the site and service
c. Issue a unique identifier (e.g. customer login)
d. Monitor customer account status beyond that required for individual purchases
e. Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes

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Ecommerce cookies used on this website :

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ACTINIC_CONTACT. The 'Remember Me' details.
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CART_CONTENT. Stores the cart value and item count for the shopping cart summary.
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Contacting Barrels & Bottles:

If you need to reach us, Email us alternatively, you can call on 01246 453399 (International +44 01246 453399) or fax us on 01246 453499 or write to us at Unit 5b Broom Business Park Bridge Way Sheepbridge Chesterfield S41 9QG United Kingdom