Vallformosa Cava – Making a Splash

Introducing Vallformosa; a company that’s set to disrupt the cava sector with its modern, fresh approach. Vallformosa is a cava producer that is anything but your typical cava company. Its mission? To make people think about Spanish sparkling in a different way and put its range of classic, organic and no alcohol cava firmly on […]

The ‘O’ Factor: Harnessing the Potential of Organic Wine

In this article, North South Wines’ Head of National Off Trade, Claire Greenwood, looks at the organic wine market and what retailers, licensed premises and the beverage industry as a whole will want to do to capitalise on its rising potential. At the time of writing this blog, our industry is looking forward to Organic […]

BRCGS Agents and Brokers: Why We Did It and How. By Emily Brighton.

North South Wines has just emerged from a BRCGS ‘Agents and Brokers’ accreditation project that started in January 2020 and resulted in an ‘AA Grade’ award: The highest rating possible for an announced audit. We are all absolutely thrilled with the outcome, but there is no escaping the fact that the project demanded a lot […]

North South Wines Secures Highest BRCGS Agents and Brokers Grade

UK wine distributor North South Wines has been awarded an ‘AA Grade’ – the highest rating possible for an announced audit – after it was assessed against the BRCGS Global Standard for Agents and Brokers. North South Wines is now one of only a handful of UK wine distributors and agencies to have earned the […]

We’re Looking for a Marketing Executive

Based: Flexible, ultimately with some days in the office at North South Wines,West Drayton Salary: £TBC Start Date: ASAP Company Background North South Wines is a young, dynamic, forward thinking wine distributor. Set up in 2014 with a view to ‘do things differently’, North South Wines has become more than just your average wine distributor. […]

Kim Wilson listed as one of UK’s ‘Most Influential People in Wine 2021’

Rounding off what has been an exciting year for North South Wines; managing director Kim Wilson has made Drinks Retailing ‘100 Most Influential People in Wine, 2021’ this year, improving on last years’ position. The magazine compiles its list of the ‘most dynamic and respected personalities shaping the UKs wine trade’ annually and this year […]

How we’re looking forward by kim.

Kim Wilson, Managing Director, North South Wines

Although I am keen to steer away from using what have become clichéd terms like ‘new normal’ and ’unprecedented change’ it’s difficult to avoid alluding to the big macro-influences of our time when you are an importer and distributor of wine. In fact, you could say that as a company so heavily involved in the […]

North South Wines hits milestone £100 million in sales

North South Wines is celebrating “an important milestone” having reached £100 million’ worth of sales since the company was created in 2014. Managing director and founder Kim Wilson said: “This is a very important milestone for the company enabling us to be an established player within the UK wine trade. I am hugely proud of […]

New partnership brings award-winning NZ wines to the UK

The new partnership means that UK wine distributor North South Wines will now import, distribute and promote Tohu and Kono Wines in the United Kingdom. Tohu Wines was established in 1998 and is acknowledged as the first Māori-owned and operated wine label.  Since 2002, Tohu Wines has been growing its own grapes, and in 2004 […]