Bottle ApostleFAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What Covid-19 safety measures do you have in place?

Our team will all be wearing face coverings and customers are asked to wear a face covering to help protect our team and each other.  If the shop is busy you may be asked to wait outside so distancing can be maintained. We are also asking everyone to sanitise their hands upon entering the shop.  



Q: I’ve ordered my wine online, when will my wine be delivered?

Your delivery may take up to 3 working days depending on your location and our drivers' routes, however most orders are delivered with 24-48 hours.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with regard to delivery date and approximate timing - we will do our best to provide an accurate ETA. 

Q: My order is a gift.  Can I send a gift message?

Yes!  There is a box in our check out page where you can type in your gift message and we will send this along with your order.  You can also tick a box to say your order is a gift and we will ensure no prices or reciepts are sent with the delivery.

Q: If I buy wine in your shop, will you deliver?

Yes!  We have our delivery driver Ray for local deliveries from Wednesday to Friday, or if you’re within 10 mins walk, we will trolley it round.

Q: I haven’t seen my receipt for my online purchase, has my order been taken?

Please check your email has not gone into your trash folder. If it is not there, please call us during shop hours on 0208 985 1549 so we can help you.

Q: Do you deliver overseas?

There are some restrictions for delivering alcohol, and liquids, to some countries, please contact us on 0208 985 1549 or at to arrange an international delivery.

Q: What is your delivery policy?

Our full delivery policy can be found here.



Q: Do you hold wine tastings?

We currently have measures in place in all our shops to protect staff and customers from Covid-19, so unfortunately we are unable to hold wine tastings at the moment.  We will look to resume our lively tasting schedule once it is safe to do so.



Q: Do you stock vegan wines?

Yes! Search for vegan wines under Wine and then press “Production“.

Q: What is your returns policy?

Our returns policy can be found here.

Q: Do you just sell wine?

We sell spirits, beers, sake and more!

Q: Do you sell magnum size bottles (1.5 litres)?

Yes! Visit our Wine page, select “Bottle Size” on the left-hand menu and search for "150cl". 



Q: Can I buy wines and pay for it over the phone?

No, we are unable to take payments over the phone; however, all the products available in our shop are available on our website, which takes secure payments.

Q: Can I order online and pick up from your store?

Yes! When ordering online just select the shop you would like to collect from when you check out.

Q: Do you sell gift vouchers?

Yes! Buy gift vouchers online, or in store, and redeem them in any of our shops.

Q: Do you keep my credit card number when I order online?

No, we do not keep credit card information on our website as payments are processed by SagePay, a third party website.



Q: I would like to have my wines stocked at Bottle Apostle, who can I contact?

Thanks for thinking of us, please send an email to and we will see it. As we are a small team and unfortunately we can not respond to all requests.



Q: Where can I send my CV?

We always like hearing from people who want to work with us! Please send your CV and cover email to

Wine Styles Guide
Lighter dry wines
Aromatic + off-dry to medium-dry whites
Rich + oaked whites
Sweet + dessert wines
Lighter-bodied reds
Structured, classic reds
Full-bodied, rich reds