Vintage California | About

What started as a passion in 2014 has evolved and grown year on year.

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Vintage California is the result of a fascination with a place that has transcended and united different phases of my life. It exists to showcase the finest and most collectible expressions of Californian Wine to passionate and discerning Oenophiles across the Globe. I adore California and its World Class wines. I do hope you will share in this interest with me and come on a journey of vinous discovery through California.

Will Buckland – Founder and Managing Director

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The trajectory of 260.17° (W) is the bearing between California and London. This is the journey from production to enjoyment of these wines. The electric combination of Californian Wines and London expertise and the intangible link that binds us together.


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Fine Wine Sales

Here at Vintage California, carefully curating an ever-changing Wine list is at the heart of everything we do. From Cult to Classic Californian Wines, we aim to showcase a range of the best expressions of the most interesting and iconic wines we can. All for the purpose of matching our wines to discerning drinkers and collectors the World over.

Bespoke Sourcing

We endeavour to continually satisfy your vinous wants and needs. However, we more than most, can appreciate that this cannot always be achieved. Should you be looking for a specific wine that is not on our list please let us know. We will strive to source it for you from our trusted network of global suppliers.

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Sell your Wine

From Cult to Classic Californian wines, we are always on the hunt for new and exciting bottles. Perhaps you are interested in selling some or all of your collection? If so please contact us to discuss options. Although not essential we are ideally looking for wines in original cases and currently stored in bond.

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Do you have a minimum order value?

No, we have no minimum order value to make a purchase. However, all U.K orders under £500 inc VAT will incur a delivery charge dependant on the location.

How much does delivery cost?

-Delivery to UK addresses or bonded storage accounts is free on orders over £500 inc VAT (excluding Central Scotland, Highlands and Islands).

-Delivery to UK addresses is £18.00 inc VAT on orders under £500 inc VAT (excluding Central Scotland, Highlands and Islands).

-Delivery to Central Scotland, Highlands and Islands incurs additional charges – Please contact us with a delivery postcode to obtain an accurate quote.

-Delivery to Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey on application only and subject to surcharges.

Who handles deliveries?

The majority of deliveries are carried out by the transport arm of our Warehouse provider, London City Bond (an HMRC approved bonded warehouse network). On occasions we will also enlist the services of specific trusted courier services.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes, we work closely with wine specific freight forwarders to offer international shipping options. Accurate shipping quotes and the tax treatment of the transaction can be obtained prior to purchasing wine from us.

What are the differences between In Bond and Duty Paid prices?

-In Bond: Prices shown exclude UK duty and VAT. Payment of duty and VAT is deferred until delivery.

-Duty Paid ex VAT: Prices shown include UK duty but exclude VAT. Wines for immediate delivery must be purchased duty paid. VAT will be added to your invoice.

-Duty Paid inc VAT: Prices shown include UK duty and VAT. Wines for immediate delivery must be purchased duty paid.

What are the current U.K Duty and VAT rates?

U.K Duty Rates:

-Still Wine (5.5%, up to 15%) £2.23 per 75cl bottle

-Sparkling Wine (8.5%, up to 15%) £2.86 per 75cl bottle

-Fortified Wine (15%, up to 22%) £2.97 per 75cl bottle

U.K VAT is currently set at 20%

Where do you store your wine?

London City Bond – Eton Park
Derby Street, Burton-Upon-Trent,
DE14 1RY
Excise No. GB0000433977
Warehouse Keeper No. GBWK506829337

Vine International – within London City Bond
29-30 Berths, Tilbury Freeport
Tilbury, Essex,
RM18 7EH
Excise No. GB00001722530
Warehouse Keeper No. GBWK506829337

Which payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment via Visa, MasterCard, American Express or by direct bank transfer.

Can I sell my wine through Vintage California?

Yes, from Cult to Classic Californian wines, we are always on the hunt for new and exciting bottles. Please check the “Sell your wine” tab above for more details.

Do you have a retail store?

We do not have a bricks and mortar premises. All purchases can be made through the website, via email or over the phone.

What do you do with my personal information?

Treating your personal information with care is important to us. For more information about how your details will be used, please see our Privacy Policy here.