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Anthony Byrne Fine Wines was established in 1976 by Anthony and Rae Byrne to supply the United Kingdom market with high quality wine. We import distinctive, enjoyable wines from France, Spain, Italy and exciting New World growers, from South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Chile and New Zealand. As UK wine merchants we supply restaurants, hotels, local and national retailers, pubs and bars. We deliver regularly throughout the home counties, London and the south of England.

Legendary winemaker Vitorino Eguren Ugarte visiting in September

sarah Monday, August 31, 2015 - 14:07

The Eguren family have been producing balanced and expressive wines from Rioja Alavesa vines since 1870. Vitorino Eguren Ugarte is the fifth generation Eguren to cultivate the 130 hectare site (containing some vines which are over 100 years old). Now aged 82, he is joined in the vineyards by his three sons.

Our particular Eguren Ugarte favourites include:

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Provençal-lunch launch for Chateau Minuty's 2014 Vintage

chris Friday, March 6, 2015 - 09:16

We are holdling a Provençal Lunch tasting for customers to launch the 2014 vintage wines of Chateau Minuty, at Fish! Restraunt, London on Thursday, 26th March. Francois Matton will be talking us through the newly released 2014 Vintages. 

We are delighted to offer 33% EXTRA FREE stock for all trade orders of 6 mixed cases or more placed at the tasting, offers valid until 30th April 2015. Speak with your sales manager for further details!

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Tasting on the Thames

owenward Friday, February 13, 2015 - 08:39

Time to share photos from a client's wine tasting we organised on the River Thames, for corporate clients in London. ABFW worked with the boat operator to make sure everything was ship-shape, and our salemen were on hand to talk through the fine selection of wines. Some careful pouring required by the team!

Featured wines: Ballast Stone Stonemason Shiraz (Australia), E. Guigal (French, red Rhône), Apaltagua (Chile), Chateau Maligny (French, white Burgundy).



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Happy New Year

chris Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 17:49

We would like to wish our customers, suppliers and staff a very Happy New Year for 2015

Christmas and New Year delivery arrangements

tonypage Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 22:03

Week commencing 15 December
  • deliveries as normal
Week commencing 22 December
  • 22nd to 24th - deliveries as normal (orders must be placed by midday on 19 December)
  • Christmas Day & Boxing Day - closed 
Week commencing 29 December
  • 29th to 31st - deliveries as normal (orders must be placed by midday on Christmas Eve)
  • New Year's Day - Closed
  • 2 January - deliveries as normal (orders must be placed by midday on New Year's Eve)
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Recruiting a Sales Manager for London

tonypage Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:22

Anthony Byrne Fine Wines, an established independent wine company seeks to recruit an additional member to their sales team, covering London. Please see details in the attached PDF. 

A competitive remuneration package, including a profit share scheme and car, is offered.

Please apply in writing enclosing an up-to-date copy of your CV by email to


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From Champagne to Nuits Saint Georges

chris Friday, May 30, 2014 - 08:19

In April the buying team visited many of our producers in central France. Beginning with an early start in Bisseuil, Champagne, we met Florence Bauchet, then drove to Chablis to meet Jean Paul Durup of Chateau Maligny (pictured), then on to Meursault to meet Jean-Marie Bouzereau

The next day we started in Burgandy, meeting Sandrine and Christophe of Domaine Thibert, representatives from Domaine Bouroniere and completed the trip by visiting Domaine de l'Arlot in Nuits St. George.

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Chateau Minuty in May

chris Friday, May 23, 2014 - 21:14

The second week of May saw our buying team set out from Nice to visit suppliers in Aix-en-Provence. First was Château Minuty to taste the new vintages and meet the winemakers. 

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Visiting Burgundy, Beaujolais and the Maconnais

owenward Monday, September 16, 2013 - 15:42

At the end of September Anthony and the team visited some of our growers around Burgundy, Beaujolais and the Maconnais. Pictured (clockwise from top left): Anthony with Pierre Savoye at Domaine Savoye (Morgon, Beaujolais), Domaine de L'Arlot (Nuits st Georges), Anthony with Sandrine Thibert at Domaine Thibert (Maconnais), the cellars of Jean-Marie Bouzereau (Meursault).

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Beaujolais from Domaine Bouroniere

owenward Friday, August 16, 2013 - 12:22

Jancis Robinson has recommended the Fleurie from Domaine Bouroniere, as a great value Beaujolais! 

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