Purveyors of Fine Wines Worldwide

Stokes Fine Wines, founded in 1987 is a specialist private company with over 25 years experience working with retailers around the globe to connect them with the best producers to meet their exacting buying requirements.

We are well versed in all areas of packaging, logistics, legal requirements and distribution agreements enabling us to deliver the best value solutions to the worlds emerging markets.

To see how we can add value to your business please contact one of the Team below.


Meet the Team

Tim Parkins

Tim Parkins
Chairman

With over 30 years experience in the wine industry Tim is a founder director and shareholder of Stokes Fine Wines. He continues to bring a wealth of knowledge to the business and our clients in the Asia-Pacific markets.

A hugely experienced client manager, Tim prides himself in finding the best possible solutions to meet all our customers' complex needs.

A devoted Liverpool FC supporter, Bon Viveur and father of three, when not working he is often found in the garden with a large scotch in one hand.

tim@stokesfinewines.com

Justin Liddle

Justin Liddle
Managing Director

Justin has amassed experience in all trade sectors during his career in the drinks industry from retail through to major branded producers and he continues to draw on this varied experience within his role at SFW. Managing the UK, US and Latin American markets Justin enjoys spending time in new regions gaining market insight.

Active on social media Justin is always keen to share ideas on how producers can gain the greatest advantage from their on-line strategies.

Any spare time is spent with his wife and teenage daughters enjoying the Somerset countryside, fishing or watching his beloved Bath Rugby.

justin@stokesfinewines.com

Sarah Chugg

Sarah Chugg
Administration & Logistics Manager

The newest member of the team Sarah joined SFW from Majestic Wine where she was an experienced manager. Sarah is responsible for all Logistics and shipping administration but also contributes to all areas of client support.

Just embarking on the WSET Diploma Sarah is an enthusiastic taster always keen to broaden her knowledge and experience.

When not working Sarah can be found running, swimming, cooking and baking as well as supporting her Ironman athlete boyfriend!

sarah@stokesfinewines.com

Charlie Farr

Charlie Farr
Advisor to the Board

Charlie Farr is an experienced entrepreneur and business professional.

His successful business and investment career spans more than two decades, working in markets across Europe.

charlie@stokesfinewines.com

Paulina Barberena

Paulina Barberena
Mexican Agent

Based in Mexico City Paulina started working with SFW part-time after leaving her role as wine buyer at Costco Mexico after ten years.

Paulina brings with her a vast wealth of experience in the fast developing Mexican wine market and is helping grow our presence there.

Paulina and her husband have a keen interest in the world's greatest restaurants and recently completed gastronomic tour of Britain and Scandinavia of epic proportions involving no less than 3-Michelin Stars over a two week vacation!

paulina@stokesfinewines.com


The Markets We're In

Global map showing the location of the markets we're in



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