After three days of exhibiting to the trade at
the London Wine Fair, we turn our focus towards our consumer customers at
the UK's biggest celebration of food & drink - The Foodies
Festival! Join us and sample ‘hand crafted’, premium sparkling artisan
products at our Stand D7 at the Foodies Festival at Syon Park on 23-25
Champagne (Méthode Champenoise) - English
Sparkling Wine (Méthode Traditionnelle) - English
Sparkling Craft Beer (Méthode Traditionnelle) - English
Sparkling Traditional Cider (Méthode Traditionnelle)
. . . and
the amazing Champagne Tower - The Coupe Stack!
We exhibited 15 premium, artisan Champagnes at this year’s London Wine Fair. They came from 3 small Champagne growers - Jacquinot & Fils, Dérouillat and Moutaux - and are currently not commercially available in the UK.
These “new generation” owners, who are in their 30s to 40s, produce top quality award winning premium Champagnes with passion and vision.
Original & Distinctive Limited
(previously Smarter International Trading Limited) is a small producer drinks specialist that buys and sells original & distinctive beverages™
including: Grower Champagne from France, Premium Sparkling Wine, Original
Still Wine, Craft Beer and Traditional Cider & Perry from the UK.
“In a short space of time, Ken has established Smarter Grower Champagne
as one of the most important providers of and authorities on Grower Champagne.
It's an exciting sector, so very much a company to follow for all involved with
Richard Bampfield MW
“I worked with Ken closely at The Lanesborough Hotel to introduce high
quality Grower Champagnes to our guests. I found Ken to be passionate, creative
and very reliable in all business dealings. I would not hesitate to recommend
Ken and his company Smarter Grower Champagne to any establishment looking to
expand their Champagne selection beyond the obvious.”
Patrick Frawley, Beverage
Manager at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
to such as respected establishments as The Lanesborough Hotel at Hyde Park; the
Bleeding Heart & Don restaurants in the City of London; and, Bubbledogs in
Fitzrovia; we have also worked with other wholesalers, discerning
retailers and specialist shops - such as Vanquish Wine of Mayfair; The Sampler;
and, Jeroboams Fine Wine & Champagne Merchants.
The majority of our drink products are
currently not commercially available in most of its market sectors.
We currently work with buyers where
our ‘niche’ premium, artisan drink products best suit the HoReCa market, where
our customers wish to offer a small range of ‘hand crafted’ drink products that are creative and
stylish and, not readily available in the supermarkets chains. We primarily deliver
from our bonded warehouse facility - London City Bond.
Click HERE to download our O&D UK & EU Presentation Pack
Click HERE to download our O&D Exports (Non EU) Presentation Pack