Calais Wine Superstore
Calais Wine Superstore
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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
About
We are a British-owned, 100% independent business whose owners have been in the Cross Channel trade since it began in 1993! We stock a huge range of wines and beers at UK duty-free prices. Not having to pay UK duty means we can pass on savings of up to 60% on UK retail prices - on average, this means you save £4 a bottle on UK supermarket prices - often the savings are even more. We aim to have everyday low prices but whenever we can, we'll give you even better deals and special offers. We offer free crossings on both the Ferry and on Euro Tunnel. Check out our website for more details.
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4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
Had free offer from P&O, collected my 6 bottles of wine. Thanks. Also bought 9 bottles Wolfberger sparkling wine from this store - BAD MISTAKE - same wine significantly cheaper at Auchan Hypermarket on South Side of Calais. However there is easy parking here close to dual carriageway, helpful staff.
Written 15 November 2023
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Thank you very much for your review and the positive comments about our staff and location. Please note that we offer a PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE. It is a very unusual occurrence - but if you do find any wine we stock at The Calais Wine Superstore cheaper elsewhere in Calais - we will match the price! Just talk to us in store when you collect or place your order. Proof of the lower price may be requested where it is not publically viewable - such as on a website. We look forward to seeing you at The Calais Wine Superstore again soon.
Written 9 February 2024
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linkohki
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
they're an absolute joke. they advertise wide and only distribute in a small area other than a larger area which would be larger
Written 1 November 2023
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Thank you for your review - we only have one outlet which is located in Calais, France - hence the name The Calais Wine Superstore. We stock quality wines from all over the world at exceptional prices. On average you can save £4 a bottle on UK supermarket prices by shopping with us - often considerably more - particularly with the 15% tax refund that is available to UK customers through the SkipTax app. We also provide FREE ferry crossings, either Day Trips or Short Breaks, for a minimum spend. Bearing all this in mind, we hope that you'll come to appreciate the advantages of 'The New Booze Cruise' by stocking up and saving on your wine at The Calais Wine Superstore soon.
Written 9 February 2024
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Green_not_mean
High Wycombe28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Helpful, excellent support and assistance with how to claim the french tax back.
Wide selection of wines from around the world
- perhaps only improvements might be a larger selection of beer in cans - i tend to prefer purchasing cans since they are easier to transport.
and larger selection of wine boxes - again easier to transport and ideal if one has a party coming up. Wife thought the testing room very good. We shall use you services again. (just need to get the hassle of delay and customs at Dover better)
Written 6 August 2023
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Thanks so much for taking the trouble to leave this wonderful review - customer service is an area in which we take particular pride so it is particularly rewarding to hear that our staff have made such a good impression. Fantastic to hear that your wife enjoyed our Tasting Room - it's always well worth allowing time to sample the great range of temperature-controlled wines we have on tasting free-of-charge all day, every day. Just drop in and chill out !! No need to book and there’s even free coffee & tea available for the drivers!! Thank you for your suggestions too - our buying team have decades of experience in identifying the very best deals that combine quality with outstanding savings for our customers, so this is always their main consideration in determining what to stock. Don't forget that, by shopping at The Calais Wine Superstore, on average you save £4 a bottle on the UK price - and often considerably more than that!! We really appreciate your support of our business and look forward to seeing you in store again soon.
Written 12 September 2023
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Margaret M
Canterbury25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Some friends and I visited the store and picked up our previously booked order. The wine was very competatively priced. It was ready and waiting for us. I was particularly impressed by the service we received. I had downloaded the Skip Tax App so that we could get a tax refund. I am not very skilled in this department and the member of stafff sorted it for me, explaned clearly what I had to do at customs to achieve the refund and where to find the Customs house att the port

Altogether very impressive
Written 25 May 2023
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It's really great to hear you've found visiting us to buy wine so easy, and we're delighted to hear you were so impressed by our friendly WSET-trained staff - they're an enthusiastic bunch and are always more than happy to offer their expert advice on our range and to explain the procedure for getting your tax refund. Our buying team are always updating our stock to ensure the best possible deals for our customers, and you can try wines before you buy in our Tasting Room - absolutely free, all day, every day - before making your selection. We currently have a fantastic new range of Rosé from Provence, regional France and the New World, so now is the time to stock up for summer! Don't forget that we now even offer a streamlined collection service - so you can pick up your order from the special wine lockers outside the store at any time that suits you, 24/7 !! Thank you for this great review, we hope to see you again soon.
Written 27 May 2023
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Chris Hill
Whitstable, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Friends
Glad you too see you all again. I been a regular for over 15 years sadly covid put toll to booze cruises. It was our first visit for nearly three years. Some really good deals and the same friendly staff. Thank you for your help downloading the duty free app
Written 16 December 2022
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Alan A
London, UK489 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
This is our go to wine store on our regular day trips to France. Excellent service, very knowledgeable and friendly staff and a wonderful selection. The tasting room is also a great addition and the try before you buy aspect is very welcome. Also keep an eye out for their special offers,
Written 27 November 2022
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Jane B
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
So pleased you have reopened! We popped in on the day we arrived in France and then again on our way home a few weeks later. The service is superb and the prices are amazing!
Definitely worth a visit. Even with just 2 adults, you can bring home plenty of wine to keep you going - we bought the wine and fizz for our daughter's 18th party and saved well over £500!! Thank you.
We will be visiting again in October to restock!
Written 22 September 2022
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Peter W
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
After a long absence the store has reopened with its usual winning mix of an excellent choice of wines, bargain prices , and very friendly helpful staff. I really hope they thrive, given that Brexit has badly affected their volume sales with the ludicrously low duty free wine limits.
Written 6 July 2022
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Kaloyan Ivanov
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Solo
This morning was my first shopping at the Wine store. I would like to say how pleased I was of the service.
Excellent and speed service with very kind and polite staff. I would definitely recommend this store to everyone and definitely will come back. Great choices of wines at excellent prices. 5*****
Written 14 December 2020
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Welwyn Garden City, UK328 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Going back for another kid's wedding supplies! The Calais Wine Superstore has done the business for three other kids' wedding wines and we had a great way to make them part of the preparations again this time! Try it!

It makes the wedding begin with a great fun experience to share - quality time you'll never get the chance to re-create!

Here's how to do it:

* Arrive with the happy couple off your Channel crossing. Give them a budget (per bottle price - be generous!) and set them off choosing whites and reds.
* Give them suggestions from your own past CWS experience and the current price list. Direct them to the tasting room.
* Then, choose six whites and six reds and buy one bottle of each.....
* Next, wrap each of them in big brown envelopes to hide the labels.
* Then go outside and settle down on the roundabout outside the Warehouse.
* Open the picnic basket (bought in advance) with choice of breads, savoury biscuits, pates etc.
* Open the bottles and taste them one by one.
* Take your time, savour the wines........
* Decide which you/they like best.
* Go back in and buy loads of the chosen bottles!
* Pack the car and set off for lunch/the crossing return!
* Never forget how luck you all are!

Always drink responsibly! Maybe choose one Driver by drawing lots!!!

The Calais Wine Superstore is the best, the ONLY, Warehouse to visit. The staff are friendly, knowlegable and willing to help.
We wish the business great success in whatever form it is able to continue or be re-born. Thanks for great service over 15 years!
Written 27 November 2020
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