Who We Are
The Amathus Group (Amathus Drinks Plc and subsidiary, Bablake Wines LTD T/A Amathus), is a family owned, national drinks distributor and specialist retailer, established in 1978 with a turnover of £60 million and a staff count in excess of two hundred employees.
We are continually developing our innovative and unique products and services. Amathus supply a full range of well-known brands and pride ourselves on our sole exclusive agency portfolio of distinctive and individual products which our expert team selectively import from all over the world. We provide a complete range at very competitive prices, offering direct delivery nationwide.
In addition to our online shop, we also have four retail stores located in the vibrant and trendy areas around London, offering you access to exclusive events, masterclasses, click and collect service and free local delivery to enjoy as part of your shopping experience.
Please Note: We understand that your choice of product may not always be available in our stores that are listed on the website. If you are after a specific product, please get in touch with us - If we don't have it in stock, please allow 2-3 working days for the product to be sent from our warehouse. You will receive a call once the order is ready for collection. The prices in our shops may differ to the prices online.
With our product lines in excess of 3000, we are able to supply a wide range of well known brands. However, our real point of differentiation from other drinks’ distributors are our exclusive agency brands which range from premium spirits such as Calle 23 tequila to Ron Barcelo Rum and boutique wine producers such as Idiom and Elk Cove.
Our purchasing and account teams have significant expertise in sourcing and providing product training on our specialist agency brands. We are proud to be the drinks supplier of choice for many prestigious on-trade clients such as Michelin starred restaurants, 5 star hotels, country gastropubs, clubs and trendy city bars. We are also increasingly supplying more specialist retail outlets with our premium agency spirits and growing wine collection.
Drinks supplier to the UK
We deliver most trade orders to customers throughout England and South Wales directly with our own direct delivery fleet. For areas outside our delivery fleet range, we supply drinks throughout the UK directly to you via a courier delivery service or our appointed distributor network of regional wholesalers. Non trade orders are usually delivered via a parcel delivery service.
How to order a drinks delivery & Services
As a drinks distributor, we are able to offer competitive prices on all products that we supply.
There are several available options for you to arrange your drinks delivery:
Online: Order through our website and take advantage of our "Mix 12+" pricing. All orders over 12 items instantly get our wholesale pricing. You can also set up an online trade account for regular orders over £300 exc VAT. For more information please email email@example.com or go to www.bablakewines.co.uk for details on how to get set up.
Telephone: Call our friendly team on 0208 951 9840 for Amathus Drinks Plc and
Product Portfolio & Training
At Amathus, we are continually expanding our exciting and unique portfolio of popular and exclusive spirit and boutique wines, offering unparalleled choice and a one-stop, complete drinks solution to the UK.We offer:
1800 spirits including 400 Amathus exclusives:
- the UK’s best and most exclusive selection of Pisco, Tequila, Mezcal and Cachaça
- the UK’s best selection of Aquavit
- unique selection of Bourbon and Whisky
- unique selection of Cognac, Armagnac, Grappa and Calvados
- unique selection of Rum, Vodka, Gin and Genever
- unique selection of specialist Liqueurs, Fruit Purees, Syrups and Cocktail Ingredients
200 Champagnes and sparkling wines:
- exclusive agent for Champagne Claude Renoux and Nicolo et Paradis
- sparkling wines from France, Italy, Spain, England and the UK’s only sparkling Koshu from Japan
- Special format bottles
Exclusive agencies from 60 different wineries across the world
- exclusive range of wines from small domains in France, Italy, Spain, Austria, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Australia, USA and Japan
We bring the world’s most exciting drinks products and brands to you:
- Amathus brought the first Peruvian rum to the UK
- Amathus is the UK’s biggest importer of Pisco
- Amathus added six new spirits agencies to its portfolio in 2014.
Product Knowledge & Training
Amathus also operates four shops in central London (Soho, City, Shoreditch and Knightsbridge) where we provide an on-going programme of tastings and master-classes for our trade clients, constantly showcasing new and exciting products. We also offer training for your bar and serving staff to maximise sales, we create bespoke wine lists, provide tasting notes, food matches, cocktail recipes and pricing models to help you sell more effectively.