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buying wine online in Nairobi

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buying wine online in Nairobi

Does anyone know where I can buy some decent wine online in Nairobi?

I am located overseas (UK) and want to buy some wine for delivery in Nairobi.

Thanks

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Somerset
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for Mombasa, Diani Beach, Kenya
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1. Re: buying wine online in Nairobi

Try a wine store on this list....

http://www.wine-searcher.com/merchants/kenya

Nairobi, Kenya
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2. Re: buying wine online in Nairobi

Well from the Kenya Wine Agencies website (www.kwal.co.ke/index.php…) you can get a list of wines available in Kenya, I do not know if you can buy online maybe you can try the following places:

Kenya Wines Shop: kenyawineshop.com/how-to-buy-and-pay-online

Wine Shop: http://www.wineshop.co.ke/

London, UK
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3. Re: buying wine online in Nairobi

Thanks very much. Sadly no luck so far. Most don't respond. Credit card payments from abroad are a problem too (and we don't have mpesa in the UK). I will post if I find one that can do it.

Mtwapa, Kenya
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for Barcelona, Newcastle upon Tyne, Bamburi, Mtwapa
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4. Re: buying wine online in Nairobi

You can make Mpesa payments from the UK, using the joint Mpesa - Western Union facility, haven't used it myself.

safaricom.co.ke/personal/…what-is-imt

I use UK credit cards routinely in supermarkets over here with no problems, I also buy my data bundles from Orange Kenya online with a UK credit using Pesa Pal

Edited: 6:04 am, September 18, 2013
London, UK
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5. Re: buying wine online in Nairobi

Thanks very much for everyone's help. I have now discovered 'WWW Shop and Bar' [ http://www.wineshop.co.ke/wines-online/ ] (who also have a Trip Advisor entry as a restaurant/ wine bar). They will deliver, and take orders by credit card, and have a good, long list of wines from Europe and the new world, and offer sommelier advice, too.

Another place that said they could do it was 'Chandarana Supermarkets', Lenana Place, Lenana [ http://www.chandaranasupermarkets.co.ke ], but their wine list is much less interesting.

'Wines of the World' [ http://wineseastafrica.com/ ] have also been recommended to me.

Edited: 4:39 am, September 19, 2013
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