Richards Walford & Company

This business was founded in 1982 by Roy Richards and Mark Walford to import quality Bordeaux wines into Britain. The firm owns a vineyard in Roussillon and sources wines across Europe, which it exports to Hong Kong, China and India. Mark Walford says rising incomes and social aspiration in Asia are boosting demand for French wine. International sales have grown 45% a year, from £581,000 in 2007 to £1.2m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank97
CompanyRichards Walford & Company
ActivityVintner
LocationLincolnshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa44.91%
International sales £000s1,219
Total sales £000s12,088
Staff16
Founded1982
Websitewww.r-w.co.uk

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