United Wineries

13 July, 2007

2 Broken Wharf, London EC4V 3DT

T: 0207 429 3244

E: crispin.stephens@unitedwineries.com

Established: 1993

Turnover: £168 million

Brands: Berberana, Marqués de la Concordia, Marqués de Griñon, Lagunilla, Marqués de Monistrol (Spain)

Off-trade split: 90 per cent

Europe/New World split: 100/0

Key personnel: Xavier Battle, managing director; Andrew Perez de Herrasti, sales director off-trade; Crispin Stephens, UK marketing director

United Wineries has launched Berberana No 1, a £5.99 range from Castilla la Mancha aimed at younger drinkers. UK marketing manager Anthony Collet has left the business and been replaced by Crispin Stephens.




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Talking terroir

When Bordeaux was in fashion, it seemed almost logical that we should fetishise winemakers. Here were people responsible for brilliant acts of blending, across large estates and multiple grape varieties, including superstars such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. These days, fashion has moved on and pinot noir is ascendant. As a result, the star of the winemaker has fallen and we find ourselves following a new star in the sky: terroir.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter