Participation in initiatives that champion and inspire future generations to advance the circular economy is something we’re continuously dedicated to at Garçon Wines. As an alumnus of the Emerging Innovator programme of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a charity and global thought leader dedicated to accelerating the transition to a circular economy, the opportunity to play a part in this year’s From Linear to Circular Challenge was not one to miss.
Following a pause in setting up operations in North America due to the challenges of the pandemic, Garçon Wines are looking forward to now pressing forward with the groundwork for the launch of our cleantech packaging arm in the States. As part of these expansion plans, we’re pleased to welcome Paul and Jennifer Tincknell to our advisory team as Market Development Advisors, USA.
We are thrilled to welcome Mike Ratcliffe into the role of Market Development Advisor, South Africa. Nominated for the Wine Star Award Global Innovator of the Year in 2015 & 2017, Mike is highly accomplished in the South African wine industry. His primary objective is to help us understand the market and appetite for our cleantech wine bottles.
Enrique is an entrepreneur, always looking for new opportunities, thinking how to create new value and how to do things in a more efficient way – an ideal match for our innovative and efficient wine packaging. As we continue to expand our multinational presence, Enrique will be helping the team to understand the market opportunity in Spain, acting as the main point of contact for companies operating in the country.
Angela Mount joins the team as a new business advisor, in the role of UK Supermarket Advisor. An ex-buyer for wine at UK supermarket Somerfield, Angela brings with her a wealth of experience and vast knowledge that will help us develop the presence of our sustainable bottles in this important channel.
Servaali Oy are one of the biggest alcohol importers in Finland and are a leading import and brand building organisation for premium beverages. It is a real pleasure to see the importer be one of the first in a pioneering group that is reshaping wine to advance sustainability and help reduce the total carbon footprint of the wine industry.
As a significantly important country for wine production and export, and historically at the forefront of packaging innovation in the wine industry, Australia is a top priority for Garçon Wines’ expansion. As such, we’re thrilled to announce that Matthew Moate is joining the family as Market Development Advisor – Australia.
June 2020 marked our Nordics debut with in-store retailing of Garçon Wines’ multi award-winning eco, flat wine bottles, launching in the Swedish and Finnish alcohol monopolies. The launch comes as part of our wider collaboration with Accolade Wines, the UK’s number one wine company.
Garçon Wines will take its place in the diverse and dynamic network alongside a wide variety of leading companies that are already members, from firmly established household names to pioneering start-ups.
Accolade Wines, the UK’s number one wine company, and Garçon Wines, the inventor of multi award-winning, eco, flat wine bottles, are announcing a new collaboration.