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Berry Bros & Rudd
Wine shop founded in 1698 selling more than 5,000 wines selected by 5 Masters of Wine, with 2 royal warrants.
A carefully chosen selection of mature and affordable wine from classically orientated producers.
Christopher Keiller Fine Wine Services
Wide range of fine wines including several featured in The Wandering Vine
Corney & Barrow
Independent wine merchants since 1780 with a chain of bars in London
Davy's Wine Merchants
Wholesale, wine shops and wine bars in London.
Top Bordeaux plus other French regions and fine wine from Italy, Spain, California, Australia and New Zealand as well as vintage Ports and Madeiras.
Fine & Rare Wines
Sourcing wine via a network of agents, reservists, traders, private clients and industry professionals.
Purveying fine wines in South Kensington for nearly 30 years.
Haynes Hanson & Clark
Three shops, in Chelsea, Gloucestershire and Hampshire, all particularly strong on French wine.
Good wine shops with unusual lists serving local communities in central London.
Lea & Sandeman
Four wine stores in London with interesting lists and friendly staff. Particularly good on Italy.
Philglas & Swiggot
Comedy name but serious about wine. Two London stores, now part-owned by a group of wine lovers and producers.
Fine wines, particularly French and American; formerly a shop, now online only.
Stone Vine & Sun
Excellent independent wine merchant, now with a proper shop in Winchester in addition to the online service.
Online wine shop justly proud of its emphasis on smaller, artisanal wine-growers.
Theatre of Wine
Three eclectic, fun shops each with shelves of excellent, unusual wines from all over the world - and a dining table to make customers feel welcome.
The Whisky Exchange
Retailer best known for selling whisky, but also has a good range of wine and Champagne, at its Covent Garden shop and online.
The Wine Society
The world's oldest wine club, founded in 4 August 1874 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, has an amazing list and is also a cooperative which ploughs profits back to the benefit of members.
Yapp Brothers Wine Merchants
Characterful wines from small independent winemakers, mainly in France.
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Principally London-based at present but I'm happy to add others: