Wine and Spirits Consultancy

Ben Franks and his team are experienced brand builders. We help the very best wines and spirits enter the UK market in style.

If you’re looking for help in developing a route to market, increasing your growth and market share, or making a loud bang in PR, we’re the agency for you.

Ben Franks visits bars and wine businesses in the south west of England
Ben visiting wine businesses in the south west

Reach the customers who matter to you.

We specialise in bringing brand new products into the UK market. Huge amounts of influence on the world stage comes from wine and spirits commentators based in the UK. The country is also home to a rich hospitality and on-trade market with a thriving retail market by value.

Yes, the market is saturated – but that’s where our agency comes in. We help you stand-out from the crowd.

Led by award-winning wine journalist and brand expert Ben Franks, our team has an deep knowledge of the wine and spirits market. Over the years we have compiled a network of over 1,000 trade and press contacts we leverage for our clients.

We’re lucky enough to choose which brands we work with, so if you’ve got an awesome idea we ought to know about then book a free skype call today.

Ben Franks showcases wine through Novel Wines
Ben introduces organic wines to new customers in Bath.

What people say about Ben Franks Wine

“One of the UK’s leading wine buyers.”
~ Decanter, July 2019

“[A] leading lad in the wine biz.”
~ Kate Hawkings, The Buyer, July 2019

“Ben has a wealth of experience way beyond his years.”
~ Richard Tidswell

“Ben’s knowledge is extensive, he was brilliant. Highly recommended!”
~ Kimberley Murray

“A highly knowledgeable, non-pretentious (rare!) wine consultancy.”
~ Ash Phillips 

“Ben has a lovely manner about him, he is charming, patient and incredibly knowledgeable.”
~ Dani Barraclough