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    So basically, where I come from it is totally normal and common to find and purchase in the stores big plastic canisters of wine. Most often they are in containers of 3 or 5 liters and are quite the way to go when wanting to save. I have not been able to find these said canisters. If anyone knows if they even sell them here let us know. If not, why are they not readily available?
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    I've not seen big plastic bottles like that here in the UK before, but you can get "bag in box" wine from a lot of places. You see them in supermarkets quite often.

    http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/webapp/w...sauvignon-225l

    People in the UK can be a bit funny about their wine, people lost ther **** when wine started coming in screw top bottles, I imagine this may be why wine in what looks like a large cordial bottle isn't as popular as it is overseas.
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    (Original post by moonkatt)
    I've not seen big plastic bottles like that here in the UK before, but you can get "bag in box" wine from a lot of places. You see them in supermarkets quite often.

    http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/webapp/w...sauvignon-225l

    People in the UK can be a bit funny about their wine, people lost ther **** when wine started coming in screw top bottles, I imagine this may be why wine in what looks like a large cordial bottle isn't as popular as it is overseas.
    I suppose, gotta be posh about it. See, even though they are packaged in huge bottles like that and are really cheap, the wine is still very very good. I need to start a petition to for importing this stuff haha. Even better just bring a ton of it myself and resell it.
    It's far from Cordial mate
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    (Original post by stevenjamesleda)
    So basically, where I come from it is totally normal and common to find and purchase in the stores big plastic canisters of wine. Most often they are in containers of 3 or 5 liters and are quite the way to go when wanting to save. I have not been able to find these said canisters. If anyone knows if they even sell them here let us know. If not, why are they not readily available?
    There are some very weird rules about the quantities you can sell different types of alcohol. Google is your friend.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    There are some very weird rules about the quantities you can sell different types of alcohol. Google is your friend.
    Yeah man, totally weird. But then again, most health and safety laws are wack. Oh well, smuggling is the way to go
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    (Original post by stevenjamesleda)
    Yeah man, totally weird. But then again, most health and safety laws are wack. Oh well, smuggling is the way to go
    The U.K. has a strange relationship with alcohol compared with the rest of Europe tbf
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    The residents of the UK do not treat alcohol the way our soon to be ex-european friends do. In the UK something like a 5ltr of wine would have the country in riots within days.
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    my local Italian has jeroboams in glass that are more display pieces but he'll sell them but at £150 each they are rather high unless you have the people to share it with
 
 
 
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