The Merchant Vintners Company was founded in 1965 and is currently owned, in equal shares, by 20 member firms. The Company's aim is to allow independent family-owned wine merchants to prosper and expand in opposition to the larger market contenders. From this small beginning, stems today's success.
Our members enjoy many financial benefits of combining purchases to achieve competitive terms. On a qualitative level, members are exposed to the diverse range of expertise held by the Management Team, and a professional and friendly rapport offered by the group; members actively help and advise one-another.
Members have immediate access to around £2m of stock purchased at near shipping prices with many products available exclusively to the group. This allows members to reduce their personal stock-holding whilst retain access to the extensive portfolio of wines and spirits available through the group.