Meet the wineries we work with. From new age to traditional family companies, we can introduce you to some of the best wine makers in the world.
With its state of the art winemaking technology and four wineries in Germany’s main wine growing region, family owned Reh Kendermann has grown to become Germany’s leading export winery.
Established by two Italian immigrants almost 100 years ago, the De Bortoli story is one of determination and triumph. The third generation now fly the flag for their predecessors and have grown De Bortoli into a long-term sustainable business.
The Wine People is a modern business with a passion for organic methods and vegan friendly methods . The company has unrivalled knowledge of the UK wine market, and it’s commercial approach sees this family business developing products and brands to suit the customer.
La Gioiosa, owned by the Moretti Polegato family of Villa Sandi fame, is produced in the heart of Treviso in north east Italy. They are the only family to own vineyards in all DOCG areas of Prosecco.
KWV is a leading South African wine and spirits producer with a distinguished heritage. Created in 1918, it has played a pivotal role in the history of the South African Wine industry.
Launched in 2017 by North South Wines Ltd. , Belle & Co. is a refreshing and finely balanced non-alcoholic drink which presents the perfect alternative to traditional Sparkling wines.
Tohu is the world’s first Maori owned wine company. They focus on exquisite estate grown, single vineyard wines from New Zealand’s premier grape growing regions including Marlborough and Awatere Valley.
Founded in 1972 Scheid Family Wines has evolved over 49 years from being a grape grower that sells 100% of its production into an innovative, grapes-to-glass family business that crafts authentic and elegant wines.
Jeremy and Emma Borg founded Painted Wolf to create wines from a small number of growers in some of South Africa’s prime sites, including Paarl, Swartland and Stellenbosch – from low-yielding areas which are mostly unirrigated and farmed organically or with minimal organic outputs – and to support conservation of the endangered African wild dog.
This organic and biodynamic winery was set up in 1979 by one of Australia’s best known viticulturalists, David Paxton. David first turned to biodynamics in 2004 after seeing that conventional viticulture was gradually killing the soils and wine quality was deteriorating.
Cult winemaker Rod McDonald set up Te Awanga in 1988 with a dream of making Hawke’s Bay’s finest wines. The region’s geographical and climatic diversity allows a variety of grapes and styles to be made.
Entrecanales Domecq e was founded in 1894 by Don Cosme Palacio. They are lucky enough to own one of the very few Viñedo Singular, where 100 year old vines grow, and to have Spain’s only female MW as their winemaker – Almudena Alberca.
Ventisquero Wine Estates are in the enviable position to own 100% of their vineyards in Chile’s most important wine producing areas. They have unrivalled winemaking expertise, headed up by Felipe Tosso Bruna.
Cortese is a hidden gem in Sicily. The estate in Vittoria in the South East of Sicily is owned by Stefano Girelli and his sister Marina, and focuses on ancient techniques include clay amphora and open top fermenters, organic and sustainable winemaking and promotes local grape varieties.
The origins of the estate, in Vittoria, date back to 1697 has been certified organic since 2009. The estate is comprised of 50 hectares with “ferreti” light red sandy loam on a well-drained limestone base.
Mount Riley watches over Marlborough, the world famous, cool climate, Sauvignon Blanc region. In this stunning landscape, father and daughter duo, John Buchanan and Amy Murphy, work together to produce a range of wines truly expressive of their region.
The UK’s leading Provencal brand, Mirabeau, was set up by husband and wife team, Stephen and Jeany Cronk in 2009. Their range of classily packed rosés – both still and sparkling, and a rose gin – has gained a huge following across the country and beyond.
Consisting of 240 growers and 700 hectares, Cantina Valpolicella Negrar is a cooperative located just a few kilometres from Verona, in the heart of Valpolicella.
The story of this beautiful estate, in Salento, Puglia, starts at the turn of the 19th century when Antonio Leo started to vinify grapes grown on his 20-hectare estate, Masseria Monticello.
Stefano Chioccioli is a real Italian maestro – he’s been awarded over 100 Tre Bicchiere wines at Gambero Rosso and even the much coveted 100/100 points from Robert Parker. Latterly Stefano has turned his hand to his family estate in Chianti, which he runs with his two sons.
Montgras has fast become one of Chile’s leading producers. They have impressive scope – with vineyard sites in some of Chile’s most renowned regions – Leyda, Maipo and Colchagua – and Chilean winemaking legend Adolfo Hurtado, former Cono Sur winemaker, at the winemaking helm.
From the Gardens of Versailles all the way to Chile. Rescued from history, a unique combination invented by none other than Marie-Antoinette. Unlike its competitors, Fresita is made with sparkling wine blended with fresh strawberries, not flavourings.
Quinta da Calcada is in the heart of the Vinho Verde region in Amarante. Family owned by the da Mota family and dating back to 1917, the winery is one of the oldest producers of Vinho Verde, with a focus on high quality white wines and sparkling.
Casa Santos Lima is a 4th generation family-owned winery based 45km north of Lisbon. Being experts in their region, Santos Lima are currently responsible for around 40% of production of all certified wine from Lisboa, one of Portugal’s most outstanding regions for quality and value.
Villa Sandi lies in the heart of Treviso and has a history that goes back to the 17th Century. Today they are owned by the Moretti Polegato family and are one of the region’s most highly regarded and award-winning premium Prosecco producers.
Domaine Boyar was the first private wine-producing company created after the fall of the communist regime in Bulgaria in 1989. It started operating in 1991 and over the course of several years, thanks to its dedicated winemaking team and access to quality native and international grapes, it became the most significant player of Bulgarian wine on the international market..
Vallformosa combines a long history of Cava production spanning 150 years, a quest for innovation and a commitment to sustainability. Better payment terms and great benefits to growers plus longer minimum ageing than standard ensure they produce such great quality Cavas.
La Commanderie de la Bargemone is a stunning wine estate at the heart of Provence. Founded in the 13th century by the Knights Templar, it has been resurrected as a biodiversity haven. Bustling with local fauna and plants, the estate is the perfect surrounding for the 120 hectares of organic classic Provencal vineyards.
Established in 1997, Argentinean winery Doña Paula, is considered an Estate winery since 100% of the grapes used to produce their wines come from their own vineyards. The thorough care for details in their vineyards guarantees a constant quality and a style of their own that shows the clearest expression of each terroir.
Based in the village of Pierry, Mandois are a 9th generation family producer with 37 hectares of vineyard including parcels in prestige Champagne villages such
as Chouilly, Vertus, Epernay and Pierry. With a history dating back to 1735, today the house is run by Claude Mandois who began the process of moving to more natural viticulture in 2000 and has even started organic conversion in 2017
A relative newcomer to the Rosé scene, Born Rosé is an organic Provençal style rose from Barcelona for today’s consumer. Its attractive colour and stylish packaging, combined with Drinks Business Gold Medal in the Rose Masters, have helped the brand secure a huge following on social media since it launched in 2019. Make no mistake though, this isn’t just for show, this is a premium quality Rose which adorns the bars of Spain’s hottest spots.
ALT. was created from a simple idea, that idea being, whatever someone’s reason for not drinking is, they should be able to have an equally delicious non-alcoholic alternative. In 2020, ALT. set out to create range of non-alcoholic, non-compromising sparkling wines, that would deliver both the flavour and the ritual of their alcoholic counterparts. For this reason, working with real ingredients from the start was important to them.
Founded in 1859, Maison Louis de Grenelle is still independent and the last family-owned house in Saumur. The family continue the tradition of making sparkling wine of the generations before them in the depths of its cellars burrowed underneath Saumur, in the heart of the Loire Valley.
The Lurton name is synonymous with Bordeaux. Andre Lurton has made his own mark on the region – he was a true visionary and inherited Chateau Bonnet in 1953 and subsequently was instrumental in the establishment of Pessac-Leognan. Over the years he grew the business from 30 to 600 hectares, and it is now comprised of 5 further estates ).
Long Wines sources the very best of Spanish wines at competitive prices. They’re behind Melea, range of Spanish wines named after a group of rare bees. Organic, vegan, and environmentally conscious, Melea arrives in lightweight bottles with eco-friendly Stonepaper ® labels and they are members of 1% for the Planet.
In 2000, a group of winegrowers dreamed up what is today Vina Almirante, a winery made up of 80 partners and families with 45 hectares. The majority of vineyards are in A Peroxa (Portas) in the Umia Valley beside the river Chain, with unique geographical and meteorological conditions. They also have small number of vines in Val Do Salnes.
Tenuta Borgo Conventi consists of 30 hectares of prime vineyards which straddle two of the most suitable wine-growing regions – Collio and Isonzo in the Fruili region.
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