UK Wine Importers & Distributors
John E Fells is one of the leading fine wine importers in the UK, and has been voted Importer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.
Founded in London in 1858 Fells is owned by Symington Family Estates, owners of the renowned Port houses of Cockburn's, Graham’s, Dow and Warre, who together with Miguel Torres, producers of the leading Spanish wines Sangre de Toro and Vina Sol, are long standing shareholders in the company.
Fells is based in their own modern offices in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire and employs some 50 staff engaged in the sales, marketing and distribution of wines, spirits and alcohol related gift packs. The Fells team deal with all sectors of the UK wine trade, including supermarkets, department stores, cash and carries, off licences, restaurants and hotels.
The company is proud to represent, as sole UK distributor, some of the world’s leading wine makers and wine brands; Miguel Torres, Marcel Guigal and most recently Paul Symington have been voted Decanter Magazine ‘Winemaker of the Year’. In addition, Symington Family Estates, Miguel Torres, Hugel et Fils and Baron Philippe de Rothschild are all members of the Primum Familiae Vini (www.pfv.org) the ‘first families of wine’. The PFV is an international association limited to a maximum of 12 wine families; membership is by invitation only. Each family owns vineyard estates and is among the most prestigious wine producers of its region producing wines that enjoy an international reputation.