Bancroft Wines is a specialist premium importer and distributor based in London supplying customers located throughout the UK and Ireland.
We are dedicated to delivering excellent advice and service and forming long-term relationships with clients and growers.
Bancroft Wines is a privately owned London-based, national wine company committed to offering a complete and competitive range of exceptional wines. The team is dedicated to delivering excellent advice and service and forming long-term relationships with clients and growers. Wherever possible, Bancroft Wines aims to build exclusive relationships with suppliers, making the selection of wines unique. These relationships have been built up over many vintages. The vast majority of suppliers are small, family owned domaines with an unwavering passion to produce the very best wine they can from the land they own.
Bancroft Wines’ client base which covers all corners of the UK, Ireland , Channel Islands and The Isle of Wight, is diverse and includes fine-dining and Michelin-starred restaurants, casual dining restaurants, Gastro pubs, restaurant groups, independent retail outlets and regional merchants.
Bancroft Wines is based in high quality office space in Bermondsey Street, London close to the Shard, creating an industry leading working environment for our staff and a unique venue to host in-house tasting events. Long term training investment in our staff has led to a 90% WSET Diploma accreditation across the customer facing staff. Alex Harper, London Trade Sales is currently studying for her Master of Wine Examination.
Bancroft Wines has an exceptional portfolio of wines sourced from across the globe and are the exclusive UK agents for a wide selection of premium wine estates from classic wine regions including Château Montelena (Napa Valley), Ten Minutes by Tractor (Mornington Peninsula, Australia), Hayshed Hill (Margaret River, Western Australia), Bodegas Remírez de Ganuza (Rioja) , Vina Pedrosa (Ribera del Duero), Luigi Bosca (Argentina), Hartenberg (Stellenbosch, South Africa), Cederberg (South Africa) and Ataraxia (Hemel-en-Aarde, South Africa). In addition Bancroft Wines has long championed the wines of emerging regions and represents Slovenia’s finest producer Marjan Simcic (Goriska Brda, Slovenia) and Ivica Matosevic (Istria, Croatia).
There is also a very dynamic and successful fine wine arm to the business with a specialist team on hand to offer advice on all aspects of fine wine purchasing from everyday drinking to En Primeur purchases.
Bancroft Wines specialises in the on-trade and strives to offer a tailor-made service to all our clients. Our experienced and knowledgeable sales team are all WSET Diploma qualified and provide a full range of services to support and improve our customers wine sales including tailored staff training, advice on wine list compilation and emerging trends, regular tastings, winemaker visits and detailed information and technical sheets on all our wines.
Bancroft Wines has a long and successful track record of working in partnership with a wide network of independent off-trade customers, located throughout the UK and Ireland. Our service is designed to be flexible and in tune with changing demands. Our extensive and unique portfolio includes an ever expanding range of UK exclusive agencies.
Bancroft Wines works in partnership with London City Bond, Britain’s leading privately owned specialist wine warehousing company who operate in excess of 1,000,000 sq ft of bonded storage space and 21 individual warehouses situated across the country whilst offering a truly comprehensive nationwide wine logistics service.