All wines should be tasted;

some should only be sipped,

but with others, drink the whole bottle.

Fine Wine Cellars was started to create an online home for the budding wine connoisseur whose just getting their feet wet in learning all about wine. We source wines from non-mainstream producers, covering as much of this diverse landscape as we can. Old World, New World, lo-fi, low-intervention, natural, it’s all good – we look at what’s in the bottle, not what’s on the label.

Whether you’re after the latest and greatest Pet Nat, hunting down the lowest of lo-fi winemakers, or after that bottle of prestige Old World wine for the cellar, Fine Wine Cellars is here for you – putting in the hard yards so you don’t have to. Our motto is simple: if it doesn’t taste good, we don’t stock it.

Phil Jones DipWSET

Wine curator and storyteller

A passion for wine underpinned by a degree in winemaking and viticulture as well as the highest certification offered by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust – the Diploma in Wines, Phil Jones DipWSET is the chief wine curator at Fine Wine Cellars.

Phil mixes a love of the classic Old World regions with passion for modern Australian wines, represented by the wines we stock at FWC.

Away from FWC, Phil is an avid wine writer and blogger and a passionate wine educator, sharing stories from the world of wine and all the places that great bottles can take you.

What I Do
  • Wine curation
  • Wine education
  • Wine writing
  • Wine list services
  • Cellar planning and advice
  • Wine investment strategy
  • Vintage reports
  • Wine dinners and events