Specialists in New World fine wines
Seckford Agencies are exclusive UK agents for a comprehensive range of privately-owned wine estates throughout South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and South America; providing high quality fine wines at all price levels.
Seckford Agencies ... offers customers great selling support and is one of the most important agents for New World wines in the UK.
Kym Milne MW, chief winemaker at Bird in Hand since 2003 (pictured left above, with fellow winemakers Jared Stringer and Dylan Lee), has shared with us a small insight into his passion for wine in our Winemaker Q&A feature: Who, within the trade, has been your biggest influence and why? A lot of positive influencers over the years. My first winemaking boss Ian McKenzie at Berri winery was a big influence – exceptional palate and taught me a lot on the tasting bench. I think the biggest influence on my career though was George Fistonich, owner of Villa Maria when I worked for him for 10 years as his winemaker and then consulted to the company for a further 15 years as a winemaking consultant. George was always incredibly supportive and encouraging of what I wanted to do and to a large extent gave me a free hand in the winery and defining the wine styles at a very early stage in my career...
'2018 will go down as one of the best vintages so far this century. Exceptional quality and varietal expression alongside a well spaced out vintage made 2018 one to remember.'
This year's #drinkchenin day will be taking place around the world on Friday 15th June. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate the variety and share your photos with other Chenin lovers.