wine in Cambridge

Lovers of wine will appreciate the quality of a really great bottle. Here are the independent places who share your love of wine and will guide and sell you the best wine in Cambridge. Happy shopping!

Cambridge Wine Merchants

Bridge Street, King’s Parade, and Cherry Hinton Rd

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Cambridge Wine Merchants was established in 1993 by two wine-loving friends and is now one of the cities favourite award winning independents. Choose from one of the three city centre based shops, which also have wine bars. Cambridge Wine Merchants source their products from independent, family-run wineries and distilleries so you are sure to find some interesting and fabulous bottles. Tasting events and gift vouchers available.

The Wine Rooms

Hills Road

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The Wine Rooms is a destination wine shop and bar, also serving delicious food which is paired with your tipple. The Wine Rooms aim to take away any pretentiousness and demystify the world of wine, with a varied list of wines by the glass, sharing carafe, and bottle. They are on hand to offer down-to-earth, friendly advice based on your tastes and pair you with one of their 500 available wines. Events also available.


Devonshire Road

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Wine shop and wine bar, Amphora is packed with great wine from all over the world. They boast serving the largest selection of wines by the glass in Cambridge in their wine bar too! In the shop you will find many organic, vegan friendly wines ‘chosen for their deliciousness’. Amphora pride themselves on stocking only fabulous wines from artisanal producers. Wine tasting events available.


Mill Road


With shops on Victoria Road and Mill Road, Baccanalia are an independent specialist wine, beer and spirit suppliers in Cambridge. A great place to get advice on wine and pick up some interesting, delicious bottles.



Chesterton RoadThirsty Cambridge

Pick up some gorgeous natural wine, and great beer too if you wish, at Thirsty. Sit in and enjoy their picks by the glass, alongside some delicious food from one of the brilliant Cambridge Food trucks. Events available. Visit the online shop too!


Cambridge wine school

Station Place

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If you want to learn about and enjoy some great wine, look no further than Cambridgeshire Wine School. There are plenty of courses to choose from , from Saturday courses, through to accredited courses and one off events. Learn how to pair cheese and wine- or gift the experience to a loved one.  Gift vouchers also available.


We hope that you have found some inspiration for finding the best wine in Cambridge from these brilliant independents. Let us know your favourite places in the comments below.

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