Best Boutique Wine Marketing Agency (UK) in the 2019 Global Excellence Awards
Best Wine Marketing Consultancy (South West England) in the LUX Life Food & Drink Awards 2018
Established in 2005, Drinks Network is a bespoke wine marketing consultancy specialising in celebrating the triumphs and overcoming the challenges faced by boutique wineries
The Drinks Network model offers quality and affordability by means of an accomplished network of design, marketing, sales and PR specialists, engaged on a freelance project-by-project basis. Combining strong commercial understanding with natural entrepreneurial flair, in addition to obtaining listings and distribution in key On-Trade and Off-Trade channels, the consultancy service is backed by a full marcomms strategy comprising tastings, promotions, roadshows, media relations, sponsorship, copywriting and editorial.
With a heartfelt passion for wine and enotourism, the Founder Fran Bridgewater is an accomplished wine judge, compelling copywriter and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
As an advocate for bringing English Sparkling Wines to prominence on the world stage and with a proven 25 year track record in the industry, Fran instinctively creates and nurtures high end, artisan drinks brands … combining insightful commercialism and diligent implementation with the natural ability to hit-the-ground-running on all projects.
Contact us today to find out more about how Drinks Network can help your business to fly: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drinks Network offers fully integrated end-to-end campaigns and bespoke key elements, on a project-by-project basis:
Client base includes: CHAFOR Wine Estate - fine English Sparkling Wine distributed nationally though Waitrose (zero-to-hero in two years); Hathersage Hall Business Centre - rural regeneration success story for the conversion of Grade II farm buildings into a high-tech office space; Rasgón de Maria; The Wine Portfolio; World Wine Agencies; Bésos UK; Constellation Europe; Thierry’s; Felix Solis; Cálem of Oporto plus 21 high-end boutique wineries across the globe.
Seeking to really understand our clients’ business, philosophy, culture and commercial objectives is our primary goal:
What really makes us stand out from the crowd
Fran is an inspiration - full of energy and ideas. Her infectious humour and engaging personality make her a delight to work with, and I'm proud to be part of her network.
Fran is a natural networker, a great communicator and gives freely of her time and advice. Whether you need to know something about the drinks industry or you have a marketing conundrum, she'll set to finding the answer for you. We really appreciate everything you are doing for our business!
We've never seen PR coverage like it before - staggeringly comprehensive. The Drinks Network's approach is so refreshing - very much a can do attitude - the answer is yes, now what's the question?
My Board of Directors is thrilled with the quality of the creative work from the Drinks Network team. We have every confidence the brand will positively fly off the shelves!
Fran & her team are professional, efficient, on the ball, on budget & what's more, they deliver on time!