The WineGB sponsorship programme enables the organisation to raise funds to support activities that benefit the membership and encourage the industry to develop.  Our Partner's, Sponsor's and Patron's support of our industry is hugely appreciated.

WineGB would like to welcome new Industry Partner, Paris Smith LLP and new Silver Patrons FAST LLP and Vineyard Magazine.

There are two levels of sponsorship for Patrons: Gold and Silver and each has a comprehensive range of benefits and opportunities.   For anyone interested in becoming a WineGB Patron and for further details of the scheme please contact Peter Gladwin or Jo Cowderoy email:

WineGB is proud to be supported by its industry Partners, Patrons, Sponsors:

Industry Partners

NFU Mutual provides tailored insurance for grape growers and wine makers.  Local knowledge, a personal touch and professional advice are never far away with a network of local offices.  In addition to insurance, NFU Mutual also offer pensions, investments and risk management services. Coming soon - 'Ahead of the Field' podcast series featuring Court Garden Vineyard. Website:



Paris Smith LLP is a large regional firm of solicitors and lawyers founded in Hampshire, but serving clients across the South of England, London and beyond. The firm has grown year by year and currently numbers 43 partners and employs over 200 staff. Website:

Passionate about helping clients achieve their property related ambitions for their vineyards and wineries. Experts in identifying land that is suitable for vines and helping clients increase their acreage under vine through purchases, long leases and joint venture agreements. They specialise in planning, development and project management of buildings in the countryside, including wineries and visitors’ centres. Also provide advice on business structures and funding opportunities to raise the capital needed to bring clients’ visions to form.

Gold Patrons

A E Chapman & Son Ltd

The UK’s largest wholesaler stockist of glass bottles, supplying a superb range for wines, spirits, minerals, ciders, beers and fruit juices. Certificated by BRC we are an AA star accredited business.  Contact Rodger:

Rankin Brothers & Sons

The UK’s local supplier of quality closures for still and sparkling wines, beers and spirits. A family business established in 1774, Rankin’s offer includes natural cork and synthetic closures, wire hoods, screw caps, crowns and capsules. It has recently become the exclusive distributor for Sparflex products in the UK. Contact Jim Rankin:

Smarter Business

Smarter Business is one of the UK’s leading independent consultancies, helping businesses secure the most comprehensive savings solutions from utilities contract management and procurement to business loans and facilities maintenance.

Silver Patrons

BevTech Ltd

Suppliers of winery equipment including presses, tanks, barrels, pumps and bottling equipment, with a team of qualified winemakers able to give invaluable advice.

BevTech also offers a mobile bottling and labelling service, providing an efficient and cost effective solution to UK wineries for both still and sparkling wines.

Boxes and Packaging

Boxes and Packaging offers the UK’s largest independent national sheet plant network, supplying customers with the design and manufacture of bespoke corrugated packaging, in-house printing and supply chain solutions. Already proud to supply some of the leading vineyards with gift, display and transit packaging, our teams are highly experienced in delivering packaging solutions that exceed expectations in the wine and drinks industry and beyond.

Bruni Erben

A leading supplier of closures, glass and machinery for the bottling and packaging industry. The range includes glass and closures, corks, capsules, screwcaps, labels, oak barrels, wire hoods, and sparkling wine foils, as well as quality filling and capping machinery.


Offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic services to the vine grower including leaf, SAP and soil analysis.


Genii is an innovative system with unique technology to preserve bottles of sparkling wine for up to 4 weeks from opening. Great for restaurants, bars and tasting rooms.

International Water Solutions Ltd

IWS are a leading UK water solutions provider, manufacturing unique anti-bacterial products
that have been patented and licensed for various industries helping them achieve the very highest standards in water treatment.

IWS has been supplying the vineyards and soft fruit industries for over 10 years. Many vineyards have already benefited from using BIOMAX® RTU (ready to use) which is an eco-friendly product, helping to improve protection against diseases such as Downy Mildew, Phytophthora, Botrytis, Scab, Canker and many others by eradicating bacteria within the water source which in turn improves the performance of existing pesticides, fungicides.


A leading developer, producer and marketer of select natural yeasts, nutrients and bacteria, and also a distributor of winemaking enzymes, Lallemand is a privately owned Canadian company. Its Oenology Division in Toulouse, France works closely with the UK sparkling wine industry with the support of the IOC from Epernay.

MHA Carpenter Box

Provides specialist accountancy, business and tax services to UK vineyards including help with R&D tax relief, biological assets, VAT advice, capital allowances for equipment, and assistance with grants and funding.

N P Seymour

N P Seymour are one of the UK’s leading vineyard equipment and machinery dealers. Established over forty years and proud to provide quality tractor and machinery brands, along with excellent service and engineering know-how. Good understanding of the industry and its requirements and endeavour to supply and support equipment fit for purpose, to ensure growers are working as efficiently and effectively as possible. Always looking to the latest technologies to assist growers in getting the best from their crop with products such as frost protection equipment and autonomous Fendt tractors. Pleased to support WineGB as a Patron.

QCL Scientific

Suppliers of analytical equipment to the Food and Beverage sector. The UK distributor for WineLab, a multi-parameter analyser for monitoring wine quality throughout the production process, and the Invisible Sentinel range of rapid tests for bacterial spoilage species.

Royston Labels

An award winning leading UK supplier of self-adhesive labels with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. We combine the skill and craftsmanship of traditional print and embellishment techniques with the very latest digital capabilities to ensure that our clients always receive the most cost effective, high quality, innovative packaging solutions available. Contact Paul Clayton:

Vine Care UK

Suppliers of vines, trellis materials and sundries, Vine Care UK’s service covers everything from planting and trellising to management and consultancy, and provision of vineyard labour. The company has many years of experience of working with English vineyards.

Vineyard Magazine

Vineyard Magazine is a monthly publication for anyone working in, or with a passion for, English and Welsh viticulture and winemaking. Each edition delves into a wide range of topics from wine reviews by acclaimed critic Matthew Jukes, to thought-provoking editorial features on growers and producers, and a selection of topical, expert advice from agronomists, vineyard and winemaking consultants, machinery dealers, land agents and legal professionals; it is a celebration of all things English and Welsh wine related.


BECOME A WINEGB PATRON: For further details of the benefits you can receive as a Gold or Silver Patron of WineGB, please contact Jo Cowderoy on 07905 235893 or email