Armit

11 July, 2008

5 Royalty Studios, 105 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QF

T: 020 7908 0600

E: sales@armit.co.uk

W: armit.co.uk

Established: 1988

Turnover: £23 million

Key personnel: Lucy Marcuson, marketing manager; Phil Weeks, head of hotel and restaurant sales; Mike Laing, head of private client sales

It's three years since John Armit Wines was rebranded

to reflect

its growth from one of the wine trade's original one-man bands to a diverse, contemporary

merchant selling to independent specialists, hotels and restaurants and private clients. Based in a former Notting Hill film studio,

Armit's list features first growth Bordeaux

and exclusive agencies for prestige Italan wines such as Sassicaia

and Tenuta dell'Ornellaia.




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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.

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