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Flint Wines scoops up new MD for period of expansion

Published:  09 June, 2023

Flint Wines has announced the appointment of Katy Keating to lead the company through its next phase of development and expansion, following her departure from Lay & Wheeler.


Round table: Nova Scotia delivers

Published:  17 April, 2023

A round table focusing on this Atlantic-cooled region revealed a wealth of vinous diversity and serious strength in sparkling, as Andrew Catchpole reports.


Flint Wines adds Domaine de Lorient

Published:  06 September, 2021

Flint Wines has added Rhône Valley producer Domaine de Lorient to it burgeoning portfolio.


Flint takes on on-trade distribution of M.Chapoutier

Published:  14 June, 2021

Hatch Mansfield has appointed Flint Wines as one of its key on-trade partners of five wine ranges from Rhône producer M.Chapoutier.


Flint Wines makes Greek debut

Published:  10 December, 2020

Santorini-based Vassaltis Vineyards will be joining the ranks at Flint Wines, marking the first time the distributor has listed wines from the country.


Flint adds Aubert Wines

Published:  15 June, 2020

Flint Wines has been appointed as the first official UK agent for California’s Aubert Wines.


Flint buys buys Domaine Direct

Published:  29 May, 2020

Fine wine importer Flint Wines has completed the purchase of Burgundy specialist Domaine Direct.


News round up: All the world’s a (virtual) stage

Published:  24 April, 2020

As the pandemic continues to run it's grim course, news of new initiatives, charitable acts, mutual support and sharing continue to pour into Harpers' inbox, with the trade excelling itself when it come to showing an imaginative and caring face. Here are just some of those many acts and events that have caught our eye this week.


Stannary St Wine Co moves top end Italian release to en primeur model

Published:  28 March, 2019

Stannary St Wine Co has moved its annual Italian release of its top end producers to an en primeur sales model on the back of the "meteoric popularity of Italian wines".


Flint expands on-trade team with new trio

Published:  20 November, 2018

Flint Wines has expanded its on-trade sales team with three new recruits.


Flint bolsters Burgundy portfolio with four young domaines

Published:  30 October, 2018

Flint Wines has grown its Burgundy portfolio with four producers.


Flint Wines boosts Italian portfolio with organic wines

Published:  22 August, 2018

Fine wine importer Flint Wines has agreed a new collaboration for organic-certified wines with three Italian estates.


Flint Wines eyes growth with new senior development manager

Published:  25 July, 2018

Specialist fine wine importer Flint Wines has hired a new company development manager as part of an “ambitious” five-year plan to drive the company forward.


Flint Wines appoints head of private client sales for Stannary St Wine Co

Published:  13 June, 2018

Flint Wines has appointed Tom Bird as head of private client sales for its retail arm, Stannary St Wine Co.


Flint Wines adds first Canadian wineries to portfolio

Published:  15 May, 2018

Flint Wines has been appointed the exclusive UK distributor of Canadian wineries Le Vieux Pin and La Stella.


Californian producers target London and Edinburgh

Published:  20 April, 2018

The annual Golden State Tasting is to take place in Scotland for the first time to capitalise on the popularity of Californian wines north of the border.


Flint Wines brings Californian cult winery Mail Road to the UK

Published:  10 April, 2018

Flint Wines has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of Santa Barbara County cult winery Mail Road.


Meet the buyers: Jason Haynes, Burgundy buyer and co-founder, Flint Wines

Published:  06 March, 2018

In 2006 I decided to set up Flint Wines with long-term friend Sam Clarke, whose background was in spread betting rather than wine, which helped give us a fresh approach to business. During our initial discussions he acquired a new Great Dane puppy called Flint so we borrowed his name and the company was born. The third director, Gearoid Devaney MS, joined the company in 2010 and things have really blossomed since then.


Gallic Groove

Published:  02 March, 2018

French wines rank third in the UK off-trade in terms of value sales by country of origin (Nielsen, off-trade MAT to December 12, 2017), and fourth in terms of volume, with only New Zealand commanding a higher average price per bottle sold, at £8.80 versus £9.50 respectively.


Looking ahead: Jason Haynes, co-founder, Flint Wines

Published:  20 December, 2017

With the all-important Christmas trading period underway - and hopefully turning passion into profit for the UK’s wine and spirits operators - we at Harpers are looking ahead past New Year to see what’s in store for the trade in 2018.