September Wine Collection

Ch Laville, Sauternes, 37.5cl, 2010 £20.49
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Ch Roudier, Montagne St Emilion  2010
Ch Roudier, Montagne St Emilion 2010 £14.50
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Edouard Brun 1er Cru Reserve Brut Nv
Edouard Brun 1er Cru Reserve Brut Nv £27.95
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Roger Sabon Lirac 2012
Roger Sabon Lirac 2012 £15.50
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Welcome to Butler’s Wine Cellar

In 1979, Margaret Thatcher came to power, Sid Vicious died, and the Ayatolah Khomeni was voted ‘Man of the Year’ by Time Magazine. None of which mattered very much to Henry Butler’s parents Gillian and Geoffrey; they were busy opening their small family-run wine shop in Brighton’s Queens Park Road, with the intention of bringing interesting, characterful wines to a British public then largely unfamiliar with much beyond Black Tower and Mateus Rose (historical fact: there were only three good bottles of wine in the whole of the UK in 1979, and all of them belonged to Mick Jagger). Read more...

Butler's News

#EnglishWineMe - win a magnum of Ridgeview

August 14, 2015

This summer we are celebrating great local English wines, many made by our friends just down the road. We have a wide selection of fizz as well as some really delicious still wines. These are wines we have seen improve over the years, there are a lot of fresh and interesting examples from Pinot Noirs to the underrated Bacchus grape.  Below is a video from Henry about Albourne Estate Selection, for some more information. Albourne Estate Selection @60secwine from 60secondreviews on Vimeo.  You can buy these wines in the shop as usual, but we also have a great discount on mixed cases of six and twelve. (More information here). We will be showing a large range of English wines at our English Wine Bar,...

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Henry’s Wine of the Moment- Albourne Estate Bacchus 2014

August 12, 2015

  We have been working with co owner, Alison Nightingale since her first vintage, 2013. We are striking up a positive relationship, and look forward to promoting these wines in the future. There has been a serious investment in this vineyard and winery, which allows this to be an estate wine, everything is done in house. The wines are tastefully packaged, in a modern style, not always seen on English wines. I think this transposes into the wines. Three still wines are produced, my wine of the moment is the Bacchus 2014, which has just been awarded awarded best UK wine of the year, 2015. It is very aromatic, perfumed, piercing fruit on the palate, with a lovely fresh balanced...

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