Buckingham Schenk is one of the UK’s top wine importers. We are off-trade specialists, dealing with the major supermarkets, national off-licence chains and wholesalers. We also have a growing on-trade business, supplying major restaurant and on-trade groups across the country. We sell over 15 million bottles of wine a year.
We are renowned for our own-label expertise and sourcing power; we can source most wines to meet most needs. We also have a growing stable of brands, including Buckingham Estate and Viñalba, and a thriving innovation programme. We import wines from Italy, Spain, France, Argentina, Chile, Australia and South Africa.
Buckingham are the UK arm of the Schenk Group, one of Europe’s largest family-owned wine companies. Founded in 1893, Schenk now sell over 250 million bottles a year and have wineries and offices across Europe. This relationship allows us full autonomy, but the financial backing of Schenk. It also means that customers deal directly with the wineries and our key partners, allowing them to be truly “closer to the source” – our company’s motto.