• 1878

    Frederick S. Stowell opens his first wine store in London (the first of 70).

  • 1927

    F. S. Stowell’s business moves to Chelsea and becomes Stowells of Chelsea.

  • 1974

    Stowells of Chelsea is granted the royal warrant to supply wines to HM Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

  • 1981

    Stowells launches the UK’s first ever wine in a box, and quickly becomes the UK’s number one wine brand.

  • 1983

    Stowells is the first wine brand to launch the revolutionary bar dispenser.

  • 1999

    Stowells introduces 75cl bottles to its wine range.

  • 2007

    Stowells unveils ‘enjoy our world of wine’ packaging.

  • 2011

    Stowells launches a revitalising new look, and remains the number one on-trade wine brand.*
    * CGA August 2011

About Stowells

In 1878, Frederick Stowell first established his London wine merchants. Over 130 years later we are proud to continue his traditions with experts who search the globe to uncover delicious, fruit filled wines made for your enjoyment – bringing you a little discovery in every glass.

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