Meridian Wine Merchants awarded PMR Diamond Arrow Award

Wednesday, 21 August, 2019
Meridian Wine Merchants
Meridian Wine Merchants is delighted to be rated first overall in the category of Distributors & Marketers – Wine, Spirits and other alcoholic beverages, with a PMR Diamond Arrow Award.

“This award is greatly welcomed by all of us at Meridian and Cool Wines as it is rated by our customers,” says Meridian Managing Director, Shane Allchin. “Meridian has an established culture of focus for our wine producers and service to our customers, and this award affirms that we are indeed achieving our vision to connect our portfolio of wines with the right people in the right places effectively and efficiently.”

Together with Cool Wines, Meridian has achieved this top status every year since 2013. This success is thanks to a strong portfolio of premium Cape wine estates and brands. In the two decades since the company started operating as a wine marketer and distributor, they have built a reputation as wine specialists with an excellent track record for their support of the premium wine category, particularly in the On Consumption channel.

“We’re pleased that from a trade perspective, our service standards have kept up with our growth in recent years,” says Shane. “We work hard at being a wine company that is a pleasure to do business with in all regards. Thank you to our customers for this vote of confidence"

PMR Africa is a research, consulting and risk assessment company that conducts surveys in assessing companies to enhance excellence and set industry benchmarks. Random interviews with liquor store buyers, restaurant owners and hotel food & beverage managers across South Africa deliberated the result. 

Shane Allchin and Jeremy Hayward
Shane Allchin and Jeremy Hayward

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