to The Oxford Wine Company website, first for online wine in Oxfordshire. You can now browse through our wine list from the comfort of your home and order securely online.
We offer free delivery to any customers within a 30 mile radius of our Standlake Warehouse in Oxfordshire. For customers outside this area, a single delivery charge (£10 inc VAT) will apply regardless of the amount ordered. As well as selling wine to our public and trade customers, we organise many wine tastings and other events. Check online for forthcoming events.
Selection of the Month - March
Marcia Waters Master of Wine joined The Oxford Wine Company as Wine Consultant in January 2012. She is currently the Chairman of the Education and Examination Board of the Institute of Masters of Wine and started as buyer for Victoria Wine before becoming Wine Controller at Tesco, Wine Buyer at Rothschild Waddesdon and General Manager at Anglo American Farms UK.
We run a variety of informal and fun wine tasting events throughout the year – please see our Tasting Events page for full details of upcoming tastings and find the diary dates displayed below.
THEO'S THIRSTY THURSDAYS (Monthly Free Tastings) OXFORD WINE, OXFORD SHOP
THEO'S TASTY TUESDAYS (Monthly Tastings)
OXFORD WINE CAFE, SUMMERTOWN
Wednesday 12th March 6.30pm
COMPASS BOX: SPECIALIST SCOTTISH WHISKIES
Wednesday 19th March 6.30pm - Oxford Wine Cafe
WORLD CLASS RIESLING – THE WINES OF DR LOOSEN
Thursday 17th April 6.30pm - Oxford Shop
THE JUDGEMENT OF BOTLEY!
Friday & Saturday 18th and 19th April 12pm-6pm - Oxford Shop
A WEEKEND OF MALBEC
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THE OXFORD WINE CAFE
The Oxford Wine Company has taken over the former Summertown Wine Cafe site in South Parade, North Oxford following its closure in September 2012 and opened The Oxford Wine Café.
The Café is run by Louise Ferreira who has extensive experience in the on trade sector as well as good wine knowledge.
As we ship from all over the world we are able to bring wine from source and command competitive prices. As well as a changing range of boutique style wines by the glass, the Cafe also offers a full and varied range of wines by the bottle.
All wines are served in Riedel glassware and regular tasting events take place on the premises presented by Winemakers, Journalists and Masters of Wine (see Tasting Diary). In addition, the company's Theo Sloot also presents informal tastings at which customers are able to comment on new wines which may later form part of the changing by the glass range.
The Café's menu is available between 8.30am and 10.00pm and features a selection of quality dishes and a selection of fine teas and excellent coffee as before. Wi fi is available at the venue.
The Oxford Wine Café, 38 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN, 01865236959, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open 8.30-11.00pm Mon-Sat, 10.00-10.00pm Sun
For further information please contact Louise Ferreira on 01865 236959 or email@example.com
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JAZZ AT THE OXFORD WINE CAFÉ
Every Sunday 6.30-9.00pm (free)
Since September we have been featuring the cream of the jazz scene from all over the South of England every Sunday evening in the Café. We present a different style of jazz every week, from gypsy through swing, latin and blues and many more styles besides. About two thirds are vocal acts and standard of the playing is impressively high. The evenings are proving very popular with our customers and there’s a great atmosphere in the back room with people enjoying quality music and wine together – surely a match made in heaven! Come along and see for yourself.
WINNER BEST WINE WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR 2013
The Oxford Wine Company has won the prestigious Best Wine Wholesaler of the Year award at the Harpers Wine & Spirit Awards held at The Honourable Artillery Company HQ in London last night, Monday 20th May.
It is the third year in a row that we have won this highly sought after award and the win reflects the hard work of Trade Sales Director Neil Gladding and his team who have been recognised yet again by top wine trade judges as the best in the independent sector of the wine trade.
Ted Sandbach MD said:“I’m very pleased to have won this award again and would like to congratulate the sales team on all their hard work.”
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Video of the Month - Ted tastes Villa Trasqua Chianti
Talking Wine with Ted Sandbach - March
Oh to be wise after the event. 12 bottles of my favourite wine, a 1978 La Tache Domaine de la Romanee Conti have just sold in Hong Kong for US $474,000. I remember that in a previous life we used to stock this wine and if only we knew then what would happen to wine prices in the future and that the Chinese would so easily part with their money now!!
Malbec is heavily associated with rich Argentine wine despite the fact that some of us older folk still enjoy the Malbec of Cahors in southern France, its spiritual home. But I now read that wine makers in Argentina feel that the Cabernet Franc grape is the future even though at the moment only 500 hectares of this grape are planted. The lesser known of the two Cabernets should do really well in the high altitude regions of the Uco Valley and may well be blended with the better known Cabernet Sauvignon to give the wine more tannic structure and backbone. The research is being led by the Catena winery and is supported by Zuccardi so keep your eye out for future developments and try our current Cabernet Franc from Trapiche which when last tasted was stunningly good and not outrageously expensive.