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About Us

 Our passion at E J Bartholomew is discovering artisan wine producers and providing exclusive access to these niche wines to our customers in the UK. 

 Working closely with these family-owned vineyards has allowed us to further develop our knowledge and understanding of the grass roots of wine production, we truly appreciate the character and charm of thier products as a result of their lifelong dedication and passion. It is our priviledge to match them to your tastes. 

At E J Bartholomew, we offer a complete range of our own handpicked selections, however, with 20 years combined experience in the wine, spirits and food industries, we are able to offer a bespoke service to suit your needs. Our integrated knowledge and experience enables us to source new and exciting styles for any occasion - from a family dinner to a special event . 

We look forward to sharing our delighful discoveries with you, we are sure you will be as passionate about  them as we all are.

From our UK based operation we can deliver direct to your door or if prefered, we can store your orders until you require them.


 

Edward Bartholomew

 

A decade ago, Edward translated his passion for taste and quality from working in the restaurant business to the infinite wonders of the world of wine. Initially,  joining the supply chain management team for one of the UK's largest wines and spirits suppliers, he developed within that role to manage the accounts for specialist fine wine merchants in London and throughout the UK.

 

For the four years prior to founding EJB Wines he took the opportunity to specialise in wine retailing at the UK's largest online wine retailer. Whilst training with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) to gain his degree in Wines and Spirits, he has made it his mission to raise the profile and accessibility to small family owned wineries to wine lovers here in the UK.  

 

His knowledge, expertise, committment and sheer enjoyment of all aspects of wine sourcing and matching is a key feature of the service delivered by EJ Bartholomew Wine Merchants.





Jack Bartholomew

 

Jack Bartholomew read International business management and Spanish at University, during which he worked for a leading Bodega in La Rioja, this unopened his huge passion for wine. Jack subsequently worked for  a bespoke wine merchant affiliated to the Cotswold Inn and Hotel group.

 

Jack managed their vineyard and co-ordinated the tastings for the merchants;

In 2012 Jack became an account manager for a leading international wine company before joining forces with Edward Bartholomew (bizarrely no relation) to set up  E J Bartholomew wines. Jack has level 4 WSET.