Private Cellar dozen

The Private Cellar team

A dozen wines, plus a great-value box of Provençal rosé, from a widely dispersed country wine merchant. See this guide to our survey of dozens selected by independent UK wine merchants.

Private Cellar was founded in 2005 by a group of young people who had cut their wine-buying and wine-selling teeth with some of the UK's best-known traditional wine merchants, including Corney & Barrow and Armit.

The head office is just outside Ely in East Anglia but the Private Cellar team, including their very competent buyer Nicola Arcedeckne-Butler MW, is widely dispersed around southern England. The idea is that...