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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.

Robert Parker awards Callejo wines 90+/100

chris Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 08:24

As our customers have known for some time, Callejo wines, from the Ribera del Duero region of Spain are excellent. This has been confirmed by Robert Parker this month with a great set of scores given for recent vintages, continuing the trend of gradual improvement the family have worked for over the last decade:

  • FELIX CALLEJO 2012, 93 points
  • GRAN CALLEJO 2010, 91 points
  • Majuelos de CALLEJO 2011, 92 points
  • CALLEJO 2012, 91 points

For supply of these wines or any other from our portfolio, please contact our sales team at 

Recruiting a Sales Manager for London

tonypage Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 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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Abbadia Ardenga takes Gold at Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

chris Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 17:50

Paolo Ciacci and his father have celebrated the end of year's harvest by winning both gold and bronze medals at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards. If you would like to discuss the supply of Abbadia Ardenga wines for your restaurant or business please contact our sales team.

Abbadia Ardenga, Brunello di Montalcino 2010 takes Gold at Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)  2015

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Great vintage for Chateau Minuty 2014

chris Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 09:16

We are holding a tasting for customers to launch the 2014 vintage wines of Chateau Minuty in the week commencing 4 October.  

We are delighted to offer 33% EXTRA FREE stock for all trade orders of 6 mixed cases or more placed at the tastings, offer valid until 31st December 2015. Speak with your sales manager for further details!

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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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Tasting on the Thames

owenward Friday, February 13, 2015 - 08:39

Time to share photos from a client's fine 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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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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