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London’s 101 Fastest Growing Wine And Spirits Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Wine And Spirits companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Wine And Spirits Companies & Startups (London)


CleanCo

FoundersSpencer Matthews
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CleanCo produces low and no alcohol spirits.


Diageo

FoundersAlexander Walker, Angus McDowell, Arthur Guinness
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Diageo is a premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer, and wine.


31Dover

FoundersDavid Elghanayan, Jimmy Metta
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31Dover.com is an online retail business specializing in alcoholic beverages.


Vagabond Wines

FoundersStephen Finch
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Vagabond Wines is owns and operates wine bars and shops in the United Kingdom.


East London Liquor Company

FoundersAlex Wolpert
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East London Liquor Company is a distillery producing and importing a range of quality spirits including gin, vodka, rum and whisky.


Farmdrop

FoundersBen Patten, Ben Pugh, Ned Staple
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Farmdrop: the online supermarket that delivers fresher, fairer food & home essentials directly to your door.


Crate Brewery

FoundersJess Seaton, Neil Hinchley, Tom Seaton
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Crate Brewery is one of London’s best known breweries.


M Restaurants

FoundersMartin Williams
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M Threadneedle Street; our award winning, multifaceted venue, houses two restaurants: Grill & Raw.


Humble Grape

FoundersJames Dawson, James Dawson
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Humble Grape enables its clients to enjoy hand selected wines, food pairings, and discussions before deciding what to purchase.


Ferovinum

FoundersMitchel Fowler, Daniel Gibney
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Ferovinum provides embedded finance and stock management software services built specifically for the wine and spirits industry.


The Five Points Brewing Company

FoundersEdward Mason, Greg Hobbs
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The Five Points is one of London’s best known craft breweries


Winebuyers

FoundersBen Revell
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Winebuyers is an exclusive online wine club with a simple mission.


Notes Coffee

FoundersFabio Ferreira, Robert Robinson
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Notes is a collection of coffee shops & wine bars with 5 prime London locations in Canary Wharf, the City & the West End.


EeBria

FoundersDavid Jackson
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EeBria is different from other websites.


KAELO LIMITED

FoundersKevin Jabou
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KAELO LIMITED deals in sales of wine and alcoholic beverages & champagne


WhiskyInvestDirect

FoundersPaul Tustain, Rupert Patrick
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Opens up investment in maturing Scotch whisky to the retail investor.


Stryyk

FoundersAlex Carlton
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Stryyk is a brand which makes alcohol-free rum, vodka and gin.


Digby Fine English Wine

FoundersTrevor Clough
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Digby Fine English produces luxury English sparkling wine for those who like their fizz to be sophisticated yet racy.


We Brought Beer

FoundersJames Hickson
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We Brought Beer is a chain of craft beer stores featuring 400+ beers from breweries around the world.


AZYA

FoundersGraham Moss, Graham Moss, Sara Danese
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AZYA is the only omni-channel connecting wine brands to Chinese marketplaces.


Thomson & Scott

FoundersAmanda Thomson
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Thomson & Scott created Skinny Champagne and Skinny Prosecco, a portfolio of sparkling wine.


Noir Food

FoundersMax Blazon
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Noir Food is a food and beverage company.


The Park Brewery

FoundersFrankie Kearns
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A London-based microbrewery firm.


Gustos.Life

FoundersVeaceslav Kunev
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Fine Wine Investment Ecosystem


Watneys

FoundersNick Whitehurst, Shaun Goode
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Watneys and Home Ales brands and they are hell-bent on returning them to their former glory.


Fever-Tree

FoundersTim Warrillow
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Fever-Tree is a producer of premium drink mixers.


Harry Brompton’s Ice Tea

FoundersIan O’Donohue
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Harry Brompton’s London Ice tea is the World’s first premium alcoholic Ice Tea.


Vini Italiani

FoundersMatteo Berlucchi
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Italian wine bar & merchant in London ready to expand.


Selfridges

FoundersHarry Gordon Selfridge
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Selfridges is a chain of department stores that offers clothing, shoes, bags, and much more for men and women


TASTE cocktails

FoundersToby Vacher
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Make bar-quality cocktails at home, and discover your new favourites.


Vinoa

FoundersCyrus Tchahardehi, Gregoire Frileux
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Vinoa is a wine distribution company in the U.K. that enables its customers to select vines and get them delivered to their doorstep.


Shaken

FoundersMark Jennings
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The best drinks you’ve ever made


The BottleShop

FoundersAndrew Morgan
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The BottleShop is an importer and distributor of craft beer.


Night Jar

FoundersEdmund Weil, Rosie Stimpson
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Night Jar provides speakeasy-style subterranean bar with live jazz and blues, for cocktails and rare spirits.


Sipp

FoundersMoez Seraly
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sipp prides itself on being the UK’s best-loved wine company.


Tipplesworth

FoundersFrankie Snobel
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Tipplesworth’s cocktail portfolio is sure to surprise and delight, demystifying mixology and creating cocktail bar.


Ben’s Canteen

FoundersBen Walton
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Founded in 2011, Ben’s Canteen has two venues in West London with a focus on Burgers, Wine and Brunch.


Cult Wines Ltd

FoundersPhil Gearing, Tom Gearing
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Solutions for Fine Wine Investment


Asterley Bros

FoundersJames Berry, Rob Berry
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Asterley Bros is a wine and spirits company.


Harris Rotherham and Co

FoundersUnknown
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Marksman is a public house and dining room in the east end of London.


Seedlip

FoundersBen Branson
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Seedlip is maker of the world’s first non-alcoholic spirits.


Kingfisher

FoundersUnknown
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Kingfisher PLC is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London.


Soho Street Cocktails

FoundersUnknown
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Soho Street Cocktails provides great small-batch artisan cocktails to the door.


International Wine & Spirit Research

FoundersVal Smith
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The IWSR is a global provider of data and market intelligence on beverage alcohol.


The Italian Job

FoundersGiovanni Campari, Giuseppe Ugolotti Verdoni
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The uk’s first italian craft beer pub.


Liv-ex

FoundersJames Miles, Justin Gibbs
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Liv-ex is the global marketplace for the wine trade, to whom we supply data, trading, technology and fulfilment services.


Craft Gin Club

FoundersJohn Burke, Jon Hulme
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Craft Gin Club’s mission is to transform the way gin lovers discover and enjoy new gins.


Bibendum Wine Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Bibendum Wine Limited is a wine wholesaler company.


The London Distillery Company

FoundersDarren Rook
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The London Distillery Company is a London, UK-based boutique artisanal spirits manufacturer specializing in whiskey.


BI Wines & Spirits

FoundersGary Boom
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BI Wines & Spirits has grown to become one of the leading European fine wine merchants with offices in London and Hong Kong and a rapidly


Be At One

FoundersLeigh Miller, Rhys Oldfield, Steve Locke
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Be At One is a popular cocktail bar chain with outlets across London serving a wide range of cocktails and provides venues for parties.


Wineapp

FoundersMarco Nardone
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Mobile App – On-demand Fine Wine Delivery


The Duppy Share

FoundersJessica Swinfen
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The Duppy Share is a new Caribbean “quirky” golden rum from the islands of Barbados and Jamaica.


Garçon Wines

FoundersJoe Revell, Rachel Murphy-Rutland, Santiago Navarro
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Inventors and granted IP holders of multi award-winning, flat wine bottles in 100% recycled PET


Mr Vine

FoundersUnknown
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With Mr Vine you can discover, explore, and buy wines, whilst he learns what you love and suggests other extraordinary finds


The Whisky Exchange

FoundersUnknown
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The Whisky Exchange is a retailer of whiskies and fine spirits, with an award-winning online shop.


Wine Picker

FoundersJosselin Guibert, Julien Sahut
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Wine App for customers and restaurants


Crafti Beer

FoundersUnknown
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Crafti Beer they strive to bring our customers the best Craft Beers from independent Breweries from the UK and abroad.


Nyetimber

FoundersUnknown
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Nyetimber Vineyard has had a single aim: to make the finest English sparkling wine, one to rival the very best in the world.


Berry Bros. & Rudd

FoundersUnknown
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Berry Bros. & Rudd is a wine and spirits merchant based in the United Kingdom. The company sells wine from around the world.


Wine & Spirit Education Trust

FoundersUnknown
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Wine & Spirit Education Trust is a non-profit organization that provides courses and qualifications in wines, spirits, and sake.


Enotria&Coe

FoundersUnknown
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Enotria&Coe is a full-service wine and spirits company.


Coast Drinks

FoundersJoe McCanta, Richard Watson
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Coast are a clean tasting, better-for-you alternative to traditional mixers, that are also a refreshing non-alc option


Sipsmith

FoundersUnknown
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London’s first copper distillery in nearly 200 years hand-crafting gold medal London Dry Gin and Barley Vodka. Please sip responsibly.


Quintessential Brands Group

FoundersUnknown
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Quintessential Brands Group is wine and spirits company.


Kensington Distillers & Vintners

FoundersUnknown
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Kensington Distillers & Vintners is an alcoholic beverage manufacturing and distribution company that produces wines and spirits.


VCL Vintners

FoundersUnknown
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Fine Wine and Whisky Investments


MisterChef

FoundersFr Ro
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Manufacturer Small Kitchen Appliances


Honest Grapes

FoundersUnknown
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Honest Grapes is a quality and value from independent growers – a refreshing new wine marketplace.


Slurp.co.uk

FoundersUnknown
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Slurp.co.uk is the fastest growing online wine retailer in the UK. Specialises in smaller production and more interesting wines.


Berkmann Wine Cellars

FoundersUnknown
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Berkmann Wine Cellars operates as a wine wholesaler.


The Collective Dairy

FoundersAmelia Harvey
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The Collective Dairy Their quest was simple… create an extraordinary yoghurt with an unbeatable taste!.


Amathus Drinks

FoundersHarry Georgiou
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Amathus Drinks is a drinks importer, distributor and specialist retailer of niche spirits, wines, liqueurs and beers.


Meli Melo

FoundersMelissa Del Bono
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Meli Melo is a British handbag label, with Italian heritage.


Corney & Barrow

FoundersUnknown
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Corney & Barrow is one of the established Independent Wine Merchants in the UK.


Potage

FoundersGeorgia Grace Cummings
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Potage is a Delivering delicious and nutritionally balanced meals company.


Pulp

FoundersMario La Pergola, Paolo Zanelli, Riccardo Santoro
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Pulp allows its users to get the most diverse selection of wines from independent producers.


The Alcohol-Free Shop

FoundersUnknown
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The Alcohol-Free Shop is a retail company that offers alcohol-free, de-alcoholized, and non-alcoholic wines, beers, and cocktails online.


Vinetrade

FoundersUnknown
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Vinetrade is a platform for building and managing wine portfolios.


Wine Owners

FoundersUnknown
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Wine Owners is an online wine collection management platform and trading community for people who love and collect fine wine.


A & B Vintners

FoundersJohn Arnold
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A & B Vintners is an independent wine merchants.


Savage Vines

FoundersKyle Paskett
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Sustainability focused online wine retailer of organic and bio-dynamic wines from independent producers.


Wanderlust Wine

FoundersUnknown
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Wanderlust Wine is a wine importer and distributor, bringing small wine producers from off the beaten track.


Justerini & Brooks

FoundersGeorge Johnson
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Justerini & Brooks is a winery and spirits company that provides vintage fine wine and hospitality services.


Wine Source

FoundersUnknown
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Wine Source is a global premium wine supplier.


Booze-Up

FoundersUnknown
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Booze-Up offers an alcohol delivery service providing a fast, same day drinks delivery.


Wine Intelligence

FoundersUnknown
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Wine Intelligence is the global leader in wine consumer research and insights.


The Haciendas Company

FoundersUnknown
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The Haciendas Company is a producer and distributor of premium Spanish wines and fine foods.


London Sake

FoundersUnknown
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London Sake provides an e-commerce platform for buying Japanese sake.


Pure Wines

FoundersGuy Kordova
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Natural Wine Importer, distributor and Retailer In The UK


Bompas & Parr

FoundersUnknown
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Bompas & Parr leads in flavour-based experience design, culinary research, architectural installations and contemporary food design.


67 Pall Mall

FoundersUnknown
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67 Pall Mall is a social club that provides a wide range of hospitality services and hosts businesses and personal events.


FINE+RARE

FoundersUnknown
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FINE+RARE is an online platform for buying and selling wines and spirits.


Half Hitch

FoundersMark Holdsworth
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Half Hitch Gin is produced in the former warehouse vaults of Camden Lock.


Buveur LTD

FoundersUnknown
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Ready-to-Serve Bottled cocktails


Pull The Cork Limited

FoundersUnknown
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We are a young, dynamic and an extremely passionate team that is here to keep you healthy.


Corkbin

FoundersUnknown
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Sharing the what, where, & when of wine.


Baacco

FoundersUnknown
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BAACCO is the ultimate new way to search, discover and shop for top-quality and affordable wines.


CIROC

FoundersJean-Sebastien Robicquet
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Ciroc produces and distributes alcoholic beverages.


JancisRobinson

FoundersUnknown
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Jancis Robinson has been writing about wine in an exciting, educational, and accessible way.


BlueMorphuv

FoundersAlex Farren, Chris Russi, Noah Bareket
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BlueMorphuv offers sustainable, waterless tank sanitization systems for household and commercial use.

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