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Update on strategic integration of Bottle Green

Following news of Kingsland Drinks’ acquisition of Bottle Green from DCC Food & Beverage UK in April 2015, Kingsland Drinks have released further information regarding its plans for the future. An in-depth strategic review has resulted in a decision to integrate the two businesses and to trade as Kingsland Drinks. Read More

Investors In People: Kingsland Gets Gold

Manchester-based Kingsland Drinks has been awarded the Gold standard by the government’s Investors In People scheme – something achieved by only 7% of businesses in the UK. Formed in 1991 to help organisations get the best from their people (http://www.investorsinpeople.co.uk), the IIP accreditation is today held by over 15,000… Read More

Kingsland to attend London Wine Fair 2015

We are excited to be attending this year’s London Wine Fair from the 18th – 20th May at Olympia. We will be featuring wines from around the world, and showcasing products from all our producers, as well as Kingsland Brands and Innovation. Producer Brands Our stand is bigger than ever before,… Read More

Kingsland Drinks Ltd acquire Bottle Green Ltd

On 29th April 2015 Kingsland Drinks agreed to purchase the shares of Bottle Green Ltd from DCC Food & Beverage UK LTD. Bottle Green are located in Leeds.  For over 20 years they have been successfully servicing the UK wine market with innovative products and partnerships with top class producers… Read More

Kingsland In Wine Carbonation Capability First

Manchester-based Kingsland will become the first UK wine filler to put the sparkle in wine products later this year, with the installation of a new line with full carbonation capability. Also to be used for still wine, the line will be the 5th bottling line at Kingsland’s Irlam facility and… Read More

Kingsland goes PRO on Wine Consumers

Kingsland will be showing its customers that ‘one size does not fit all’ with WinePRO™ – a tool that looks at the People who buy wine, but more importantly the Roles that wine plays in their lives and the Occasions that they choose to drink it. Based on… Read More

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