Best shops to buy wine for Christmas
Featuring Canapé Wines, Drinkmonger and Henderson Wines
Deck the halls with bells and wine. That's how the song goes, right? It should be, for what is Christmas without a wee Merlot, Shiraz or Sauvignon Blanc? We've rounded-up the best wine shops so you can stock up on grapey goodness.
Established in 1983, this wee wine shop boasts a strong selection of fine and rare vintages, and, in 2011, they launched their online shop with thousands of products available to order.
85 Main Street, Bothwell, Glasgow, G71 8ER, canapewines.co.uk
Opened in 2011 by the award-winning Royal Mile Whiskies, Drinkmonger has an impressive selection available in store and online.
11 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HN, drinkmonger.com
Henderson's has a first-class selection of vino. If you're hosting a wine-based soirée, they also offer local delivery, glass loaning and party planning services.
109 Comiston Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6AQ, hendersonwines.co.uk
Raeburn Fine Wines
If you're looking for a place to suggest a bottle, and then give you all the tasting notes you need to accompany it, look no further than Raeburn Fine Wines.
23 Comely Bank Road, Edinburgh, EH4 1DS, raeburnfinewines.com
With such a romantic, alliterative name, how could you not love this place? Vino's specialises in Italian wine, and has friendly, attentive staff to help you pick the perfect bottle.
6 Chancellor Street, Glasgow, G11 5RQ, vinovalentino.co.uk
Cleanse your palate by shopping here. This independent merchant has a range of more than 300 specially-selected wines, which should do for at least Christmas Day.
1037 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7TZ, winepalate.co.uk