Formats and Sizes

We sell wine in a variety of formats – the table below shows the formats in more detail.

SizeVolumeEquivalent Bottles
Bottle0.75L1
Magnum1.5L2
Double Magnum3L4
Imperial6L8
Jeroboam (Burgundy, Champagne, etc)3L4
Jeroboam (Bordeaux)4.5L / 5L6 / 6.66
Half0.375L1/2
Methuselah6L8
Nebuchadnezzar15L20
Salmanazar9L12

VAT

All of the Wines that we list are priced ex VAT. All Wines delivered duty paid, within the UK are subject to VAT.

Duty

All Wine and Spirits bought in the UK are subject to UK Excise Duty, the majority of our stocks are offered duty paid. (Please note that duty is also subject to VAT).

DescriptionAlcoholic ContentDuty (£ per case)
Still Wine5.5 - 15%£25.98
Sparkling Wine8.5 - 15%£33.27
Port15 - 22%£34.63
Spirits>22%£28.74/L of pure alcohol

Tax and Export

If customers would like to have wine exported outside of the EC, neither VAT nor duty are payable. If shipping within the EC, all local UK taxes are payable.

In Bond (IB) Stock

In bond stock must be kept in a customs approved warehouse. While wine is held in bond it can be traded without incurring tax or duty. Should you wish to have this wine removed from bond and delivered, duty and VAT will become payable.

We can arrange for your wine to be stored under bond.

Duty Paid (DP) Stock

The majority of our stock is duty paid. In such instances, the wines price includes duty but not VAT. It is not possible to return duty paid wine to its in bond status.

Formats & Sizes

Formats and Sizes

We sell wine in a variety of formats – the table below shows the formats in more detail.

SizeVolumeEquivalent Bottles
Bottle0.75L1
Magnum1.5L2
Double Magnum3L4
Imperial6L8
Jeroboam (Burgundy, Champagne, etc)3L4
Jeroboam (Bordeaux)4.5L / 5L6 / 6.66
Half0.375L1/2
Methuselah6L8
Nebuchadnezzar15L20
Salmanazar9L12
VAT

VAT

All of the Wines that we list are priced ex VAT. All Wines delivered duty paid, within the UK are subject to VAT.

Duty

Duty

All Wine and Spirits bought in the UK are subject to UK Excise Duty, the majority of our stocks are offered duty paid. (Please note that duty is also subject to VAT).

DescriptionAlcoholic ContentDuty (£ per case)
Still Wine5.5 - 15%£25.98
Sparkling Wine8.5 - 15%£33.27
Port15 - 22%£34.63
Spirits>22%£28.74/L of pure alcohol
Tax & Export

Tax and Export

If customers would like to have wine exported outside of the EC, neither VAT nor duty are payable. If shipping within the EC, all local UK taxes are payable.

In Bond (IB) Stock

In Bond (IB) Stock

In bond stock must be kept in a customs approved warehouse. While wine is held in bond it can be traded without incurring tax or duty. Should you wish to have this wine removed from bond and delivered, duty and VAT will become payable.

We can arrange for your wine to be stored under bond.

Duty Paid (DP) Stock

Duty Paid (DP) Stock

The majority of our stock is duty paid. In such instances, the wines price includes duty but not VAT. It is not possible to return duty paid wine to its in bond status.