KWV Chief Viticulturist, Marco Ventrella, named “Viticulturist of the Year”

KWV extends a hearty congratulations to its Chief Viticulturist, Marco Ventrella. In his renowned South African Special Report 2021, UK Master of Wine (MW) Tim Atkin, awarded Marco as “Viticulturist of the Year”. During his live Instagram broadcast of this year’s Special Report, Atkin was full of praise for Marco’s personality, and passion: “He is […]

Purato “A Taste of Italy” Competition: Eco Sicilian Wine Brand Teams Up With La Tua Pasta

Purato, the super-sustainable “Green to the Extreme” organic brand from Sicily has joined up with artisanal restaurant-quality pasta company La Tua Pasta for a neck collar competition starting in August. In this post-lockdown world of at-home dining experiences, many of us have been enjoying at-home dining kits.  Winners of this competition will receive a supply […]

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 […]

Montgras Launches Three New Wine Ranges

June 2021 Chilean winery, MontGras is launching three new wine ranges in the UK – MontGras Organic, Day One and DeVine Reserva – which will be distributed by North South Wines. With renowned winemaker Adolfo Hurtado at the helm, these new lines have been introduced to make the brand more relevant to today’s consumer and […]

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 […]

Grupo Bodegas Palacio joins North South Wines family

From 1st March, North South Wines will be the exclusive UK wine distributor of Grupo Bodegas Palacio wines. North South Wines will distribute four of the group´s brands – three from Rioja Alavesa: premium high altitude and old vines, Cosme Palacio, modern Rioja Glorioso, the traditional style, Castillo Rioja which will be an independent-exclusive; and […]

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 […]

North South Wines signs Ventisquero distribution deal

Chilean producer Ventisquero Wine Estates (VWE) has appointed North South Wines as its UK wine distributor for its Ventisquero brand. The deal will see North South Wines take on distribution across Ventisquero’s entry level Clasico label, through the Grey range and on to “the icons” –  Vertice, Pangea and Enclave. The wines were previously available in […]

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 […]