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Vinotheque lands Richards Walford deal

Fine wine importer Richards Walford & Company has awarded a new contract to Vinotheque, a subsidiary of UK wine and spirit logistics supplier London City Bond.

Under the contract, Vinotheque will store and distribute Richards Walford’s extensive range of wines from the logistics provider’s fine wine depot in Burton-on-Trent.

Richards Walford was established in 1982 to trade in wines from many of the top producers in France.

Since then its portfolio has expanded to cover Europe and beyond including South Africa, California, Australia and New Zealand.

Since 2001, the company has owned a vineyard in the Roussillon region in France.

Commenting on the contract, Timothy Le Druillenec, chief executive of Richards Walford, said: “Vinotheque has offered us the total logistics solution, combining comprehensive storage solutions for our wines in their state-of-the-art facilities, with an extensive transport network to deliver to our customers across the country.”

Steve Selby, business development director at London City Bond, added: “We are delighted to have been awarded a contract with Richards Walford, one of the leading importers of fine wines to the UK.

“This contract demonstrates our capability to offer nationwide distribution services tailored to the needs of our customers with a storage facility that provides the ideal environment for fine wines.”

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