Nine of the best places to stock up on wine in Sheffield.
And there are plenty of quality outlets in Sheffield where excellent tipples can be bought, either as individual bottles or in cases. Here are nine of the best places to find wine in the city.
Mitchells - run by John Mitchell, pictured - started as a family business in 1935, moved into wines in the 1960s and stocks more than 900 varieties today. (www.mitchellswine.co.uk)
Le Bon Vin was founded in 1986 when Patrick Jouan started selling wine out of his spare bedroom with little more than £5 in his pocket. Now the warehouse stocks hundreds of wines, and is one of the biggest suppliers in the north of England. (www.lebonvin.co.uk)
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Barry Starmore and Jeff Boss opened boutique off-licence StarmoreBoss in 2014 - it sells specialist, quality wines carefully chosen by the pair, and also hosts tasting events and masterclasses in and around Sheffield. (www.starmoreboss.com)
The Dram Shop has been trading for decades, and sells wines as well as beers at affordable prices from a prominent spot on the corner of Commonside and Sydney Road. (0114 268 3117)
Jules Gray, co-owner of Hop Hideout, is pictured at the shop in Kommune, the food hall in Castlegate in Sheffield - the business moved from Abbeydale Road when the hall opened, and mainly sells beer, but one of its specialisms is natural, organic wine. (www.hophideout.co.uk)
Lightfoot Wines runs an office on Shepcote Lane in Sheffield but its retail outlet is in Wentworth, Rotherham, aiming to provide 'a level of service not seen in regular shops' and selling wines by the case. (www.lightfootwines.co.uk)
It may be one of Britain's biggest supermarket chains but Waitrose gets a mention because of its well-stocked wine department in Sheffield, and its wide range of cases - including mixed selections of red and white - that can be ordered in. (www.waitrose.com)
Another national outfit, Majestic earns its place because of its status as a proper destination for wine by the case. It holds tastings, puts on plenty of discount offers and provides free delivery and glass hire. (www.majestic.co.uk)
Outside Sheffield - but only just - this shop on Callywhite Lane in Dronfield describes itself as 'a tiny Tardis - small on the outside, but crammed full of amazing wines from all over the world'. It also holds tasting events with themes such as 'Eight Wines You Must Try Before You Die'. (www.dronfieldwineworld.com)