Wine Importers in United Kingdom | UK's Top Wine Distributors 2015

United Kingdom is the 2nd biggest wine importer country in the world, just after United States.

In 2014, importers located in UK imported 1,454,681 Tons of wine. Total amount of money, the UK's wine importers had to paid in 2014, was 5,4 billion USD.

The top wine import origins of the United Kingdom are France, Italy, Australia, Spain, New Zealand, Chile, Germany, US, South Africa, Portugal and Argentina.

On this page, you can find some of the biggest wine importers in United Kingdom. If you are in wine export business, you may also consider checking my previous articles, titled with Wine Importers in China and Wine Importers in US, respectively.

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Wine Importers in United Kingdom

Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies

ABS is an established importer and distributor of wine. The company imports wines originated from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Uruguay and USA.

Accolade Wines

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.

Drawing on a proud heritage with one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the world’s best-known brands sold in over 100 countries, including Australia, the UK, Mainland Europe, the US, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and China.

The business is the number one wine company by volume in the UK and Australia.

Alliance Wine Co Ltd

Alliance Wine is an independent, premium producer, importer, distributor and agent covering all UK sales channels and international markets.

Founded in 1984 by Christian Bouteiller and Jonathan Kennett, Alliance Wine has vigorously pursued the path less travelled. From unlikely beginnings in Scotland, the company has unearthed an impressive array of individual but uniformly inspirational vignerons.

Amps Fine Wines

Over the four generations of Amps family trading we have built up a reputation for being one of the leading independent wine merchants, not only in the six county area we cover, but through the whole country. Our award winning company not only supplies you with hand selected, top quality wine but backs that up with an unrivalled level of customer service.


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, Averys’ insatiable appetite for wine excitement is embraced by a team of wine buyers and John’s daughter, Mimi, who continue to innovate and pioneer up-and-coming wine regions and winemakers.

Bancroft Wines Ltd.

Bancroft Wines is a specialist premium importer and distributor based in London supplying customers located throughout the UK and Ireland.

Bottle Green Ltd

Bottle Green is an innovative, flexible and highly customer-focused wine importer/distributor servicing the national off trade and on trade and independents channels with distinct product ranges.

The company imports wines originated from France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Cyprus, Italy, Chile, Greece, New Zealand, Argentina and Portugal.

CWF Ltd.

CWF is a leading wine and alcoholic drinks wholesaler, producer, bottler and distributor/supplier with blue chip trading partners across both the on-trade and off-trade including all major multiple retail groups, independent cash and carry and wholesale trade.

The company offers an extensive product range including still and sparkling wine, fortified wine, perry, shot style drinks and speciality mixer drinks. Thanks to its Italian heritage it is one of the country's leading importers of Italian wines, liqueurs, soft drinks, beers and food.

Dacian Wine Imports

It is a little known fact that Romania is the tenth largest wine producer in the world, and fifth largest in Europe.  Located on much the same parallels as some of the best wine producing areas of France and Italy, the wine growing regions of Romania benefit from ideal conditions, enabling them to compete with some of the best vineyards in Europe.

Dacian Wine Imports acts as agent and importer serving the UK’s hotel and catering industry, and independent wine merchants, with premium wines produced by some of the finest vineyards in Romania.

Emporia Brands Ltd

Emporia Brands is a spirits importer, exporter and innovator which is relentless in seeking, around the world, distillers who respect artisan traditions of quality, in both the ingredients and process, and shun industrial shortcuts in the pursuit of truly great drinks.

Fields, Morris Verdin Ltd

Fields, Morris & Verdin has evolved through organic growth and strategic acquisition from a small agency and retail wine business to become one of the UK’s foremost wine importers and distributors serving the UK restaurant and retail trades.

From our earliest days we have worked with family owned wineries, whose wines have a distinct sense of place and whose family members see themselves as custodians of a legacy for future generations. This long term focus and desire to work with the best and not necessarily the most fashionable has led to the unique portfolio we have today. A portfolio that contains many of the world’s finest wineries from, at the last count, 14 countries.

Good Food Wines Ltd

Based in Strood, Kent, Good Food Wine began as an importer, blender and packager of wines back in 1983 and have steadily grown to be at the cutting edge of our field, progressing the trend towards using alcohol in food.

Justerini & Brooks Ltd

With over three thousand different wines in stock Justerini & Brooks has an unrivalled portfolio, and is the largest importer of fine wines from the top estates of Burgundy, Barolo and Germany into the UK.

New Generation Wines

New Generation Wines was established in 2006 to import a selection of dynamic, family-owned, up-and-coming stars from interesting parts of the wine world on an exclusive agency basis. Since then it has built up a portfolio of serious and interesting wines from wineries which follow a strong theme – they are owned and run by driven people who demand the highest quality from vineyard to bottle.

PLB Group Ltd

Founded in 1982 by Jeffrey Fredericks, today PLB are the UK’s largest family-owned wine business with family values at our heart.

PLB has a diverse offering from some of the world’s biggest and best producers.

Raisin Social

Since its foundation in 1986, Raisin Social has become a pre-eminent provider of agency and brand-building services to wine producers throughout the World.

Raisin Social is pleased to represent a select group of wineries in France, Spain and Portugal, and is always seeking others to extend its range.

In the early 1990s Raisin Social was fortunate to be in a position to take a gamble and import the first container of South African wine. Our gamble paid off, and we soon became recognised as the leading importer of South African wines into the UK - today we retain an excellent group of suppliers in the Cape, and have unique expertise in this distinctive and exciting nation.

A first-choice option for many consumers today, the wines of Australia fully demonstrate the distinctive and characterful food and wine culture of their nation at every price point.  Similarly, the wines of New Zealand offer a refreshing and innovative choice.  Raisin Social is proud to work with outstanding producers in both countries.

South American vineyards have in recent years emerged as an abundant source of excellent and highly commercial wines, striking exactly the right balance between rich fruit flavours and satisfying, savoury character.  No wine list is complete today without Argentinian and Chilean labels.

Tanners Wines Ltd

An importer, wholesaler and retailer, about 60% of Tanners business is to quality minded restaurants and hotels. There are five retail branches, a mail order sales department and a commercial website from which private customers can place orders for express nationwide delivery.