Meet our members...
ABS is an established importer and distributor of wine. Our purpose is to represent growers of distinction and passion from each of the regions in each of the countries from which we import. We supply all sectors of the trade with an emphasis on the independent retailers and regional wholesalers.
Leading suppliers of Bottles, Cartons, Closures, Packaging, Storage, Bottle Washing, Labelling and Repack Facilities.
We specialise in providing legal services and advice to the Wine & Spirits trade. We help Producers and Brand Owners to establish and maintain profitable distribution in the UK and EU over the long term.
We help Importers to handle their dealings and relationships with both producers and customers for maximum stability and profitability in the long term.
Accolade Wines is one of the largest wine companies in the world and the largest in the UK with a 12% share of the market.
It has a strong portfolio of brands including Hardys, the number 1 brand in the UK and Echo Falls, the 3rd biggest brand in the UK and the only USA brand in the top 10 to be in growth. There are also Kumala, the number 1 South African wine brand in the UK and others such as Jack Rabbit, Banrock Station and Stowells. In addition to this, Accolade Wines represents wineries distributing premium brands such as Robert Mondavi, Ravenswood and Nobilo.
Advantage Austria promotes the products and services of over 5,000 Austrian companies around the world. The Austrian Trade Commission in London is part of Advantage Austria and is the official Trade Promotion Organisation for Austria in the UK.
An important part of what we do, working closely with Austrian Wine in Vienna, is to provide hands-on, practical support and promotional events for UK beer, wine & spirits businesses wishing to build partnerships with Austrian producers of beer, wine and spirits.
Specialist independent excise duties consultancy
Alan Powell, a former HMCE Policy official for excise duties, has been a specialist consultant for 20 years. He advises on all aspects of production, holding and movement of alcohol and other excise products as well as advocating at the tax tribunal. He is a Chartered Tax Advisor and Fellow of the institute of Indirect Taxation, sitting on the indirect taxes sub-committee of the Chartered Institute of Taxation
Alcohols Limited is a Gin and Vodka Distillery, founded in 1955 and is part of the WH Palmer Group. Our Distillery is located at Langley Green in the West Midlands.
We specialise in bulk production for private label brands, but can also offer a bottling service. All our Gins are London Dry Gins, produced in copper pot stills, using traditional methods. Our recipes are multiple award winners at International Competitions and we are the forefront of new trends and recipe design. Alcohols Limited can create bespoke recipes suitable for clients individual requirements.
Aldi is the UK’s leading discount grocery retailer. Its philosophy is to offer the best choice of high quality, brand-matched products at everyday low prices that shoppers can trust.
That approach has seen the business go from strength to strength in recent years, attracting more shoppers, growing market share and winning more awards and endorsements than ever before for the quality and value of its products.
Examples include being named Best Supermarket 2013 by consumer champion, Which?, an accolade it also won in 2012, and picking up Grocer of the Year at the Grocer Gold Awards.
Alliance Wine is an independent, premium producer, importer, distributor and agent covering all UK sales channels and international markets. Focussing on emerging producers in classic regions and benchmark producers in emerging regions, we are passionate about wine and the business of wine.
Alpine Wines are the UK's key importer, distributor and merchant of wines from the Alpine regions. Our thing is terroir-driven heroic wines from the mountain valleys and along the major rivers from the Alps, the Rhone, Rhine and Danube. And we bring the best.
Amorim is the largest producer and supplier of cork stoppers worldwide and in whom the main wine producers place their trust. The experience of around a century and a half of activity and a development/innovation standing provide a unique guarantee of confidence in the supply of quality products.
The company began as a small cork stopper factory, established in 1870 in the heart of the Port wine region. The proximity of the wine producers soon contributed to creating business relationships, anticipating client needs and swiftly meeting their requests. Four generations later, this continues to be the strategy which consolidates the company's leadership in the sector.
Amphora Design is the only specialist design consultancy working specifically with the wine trade.
Amphora was established in 1992 by Neil Tully MW and has evolved in direct response to a need from within the trade for a knowledgeable, straightforward approach to achieving effective design solutions.
Amphora Design offers a thorough, competitive service which benefits from a unique combination of first-hand knowledge and experience of the wine trade, coupled with a formal training in design.
We cover any scale of project from refreshing an existing label, to major new brand development. Whilst the majority of our work is directly connected with wine, we have also undertaken redesign projects across the range of drinks products, including wine, spirits, beer, cider and RTDs.
Australian Vintage Limited is a leading Australian wine company. Championing a fully-integrated wine business model, the breadth of our capabilities extends to vineyards, boutique and bulk wine production, packaging, marketing and distribution.
As one of the largest vineyard owners and managers in Australia, we pride ourselves on producing outstanding and innovative wines for both Australian and international wine consumers. This is reflected in our commitment to quality grape and wine production, the strength of our dynamic and award-winning wine brands, and the passion of the people behind them.
Ronald Avery built a family wine merchant business that rivalled the well-known names of London. Generations of Averys have continued his work, most recently, from 1964 the late John Avery MW continued the pioneering spirit and was the first wine merchant to import New Zealand wines into the UK. He was also the first to import many of today’s most famous Californian and Australian wines.
Today, Mimi Avery, John’s daughter, is an integral part of the business.
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