En Primeur and Pre-Sell are all pre-order systems whereby you reserve a number of bottles of wine either while
it is still in the barrel (En Primeur) or in the bottles but not yet available to be sold (Pre-Sell). You pay
a deposit for a number of bottles, with the second payment being due at or around the time of the wine being
dispatched. All of these cases are offered as multiples of 12, unless otherwise stated on the website.
Laithwaite's began in 1969, when geography student Tony Laithwaite took a job washing bottles in Bordeaux ...
and fell in love with wine and the people who make it. When he borrowed a van to share their delicious wines with
friends and neighbours at home, things went so well that hundreds of little wineries all around the world were soon
queuing to take part. Today we're the UK's No.1 home-delivery wine merchant, with over 1,500 wines to choose from
including red, white, rosé, Champagne, Prosecco, spirits ... you name it. Tony's still at it - and now really good
at washing bottles. Read more