WineGB has a sponsorship programme to raise funds for the organisation to support industry activities and enable its ongoing growth and development. Their support of our industry is hugely appreciated.

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

Industry Partner

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. Website:

Gold Patrons


A unique, family-owned company, established in London almost 150 years ago, Croxsons is an international expert in single-source, multi-choice glass packaging. Its success is built on understanding its clients, regardless of size or scale, and offering a bespoke service to suit their needs.  Contact Tim Croxso:

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.


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:

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.

Burton Wood Turnery

BWT (Burton Wood Turnery) are UK distributors for the Cooperage J.M. Goncalves, manufacturers of new barrels and casks made from the best selections of timber, close grained and naturally dried for 24-36 months, certified by Bureau Veritas – ideally suited to both white and red wines. In addition wooden chips and barrel inserts are available to enhance the wine process.

BWT have a long established tradition since 1897 based on timber and the manufacture of wooden cask closures, and wooden promotional items.

With the addition of the J.M. Goncalves range of casks – certified to ISO 22000 and ISO 9001, we would be pleased to discuss any requirements in detail.


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.

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.

BECOME A WINEGB PATRON: For further details of the benefits you can receive as a Gold or Silver Patron of WineGB, please contact Lynne Whitaker on 07766027665 or e-mail