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M&S Partners with Kingsland for UK Bottling First

Marks & Spencer has chosen a UK partner to work with for the first time for its New World bulk wine bottling, moving some its contract packing business to Manchester-based Kingsland. M&S aims to become the world’s most sustainable retailer and established ‘Plan A’ – an eco and ethical programme… Read More

Kingsland Showcases the Stars in it’s Line-up with Portfolio Tastings

Kingsland is showcasing the wines, producers and brands in its 2015 line-up with two portfolio tastings this January: Edinburgh on Monday 19th, and Manchester on Wednesday 21st. Retailers, wholesalers and on-trade establishments are invited by Kingsland to see for themselves how the company has grown from purely contract packing to… Read More

Kingsland Brings Limestone Coast to UK

Manchester-based Kingsland has further expanded its portfolio by entering into an exclusive supply agreement with Australia’s Limestone Coast Winery (LCW) to distribute the company’s premium bulk wine to the UK On and Off-Trade. Family-owned and run LCW operates from the former Stonehaven winery which was built in 1998 and soon won… Read More

Kingsland expands South African portfolio with Brandphoenix collaboration

Kingsland has added FirstCape and Distell to its South African portfolio, which currently comprises Lutzville, Rickety Bridge and De Grendel, as part of a strategic partnership agreement with Brandphoenix. The collaboration sees Kingsland take on the sales, marketing and distribution for the FirstCape and Distell ranges to the Impulse, Convenience,… Read More

Kingsland: Two become one

Kingsland Wine & Spirits and Legacy Wines will be known simply as ‘Kingsland’ from 1st May, the Manchester-based company has announced. Kingsland is today the UK’s leading independent solutions company.  Established in 1994 [please confirm if you’d like to use this date, or ‘established 50 years ago’ – ie. when… Read More

Young appointed Commercial Director at Kingsland

Kingsland have announced that Guy Young will be joining the company as Commercial Director, replacing Rob Page who is moving to Bavaria UK as Managing Director. Young, who has been working as a consultant for the Manchester based company, takes up his new position on Monday 24th March and will… Read More

Anderson appointed by Kingsland

Manchester-based Kingsland Wines & Spirits are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Anderson to the newly created role of Marketing Director, effective immediately. Neil joins from Accolade Wines where he held the position of Global Brand Controller for the last two years and brings with him a wealth of… Read More

Kingsland Launch Shorn minis

Kingsland has introduced a mini bottle format for its Shorn brand from New Zealand. Targeted at the Impulse sector, Shorn currently comprises a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc which retails at RRP £8.99 for a 75cl bottle: the new 187ml formats have an RRP of £2.29, and have already gained listings in James… Read More