Our Team

VANQUISH: n. to conquer, overcome, be victorious.

Vanquish is the leading Luxury Drinks Specialist to the UK on-trade, international institutions and private clients, providing the world's best champagne, premium spirits and fine wine.

With a combined experience of over 100 years, our team specialise in bespoke product selection driven by a deep understanding of our customers’ requirements.

Our customer-focused approach, coupled with a real attention to detail, means that we continually exceed our customers’ expectations.

JIMMY METTA

Co-Founder, Director

Jimmy founded Vanquish Merchants in 2004 and created Vanquish Wine in 2005. Jimmy runs the purchasing side of the company, as well as overseeing our Fine Wine and wholesale trading business. Prior to founding the company Jimmy worked for Thomas Weisel (brokerage) and graduated from the European Business School. Jimmy is also a co-founder of online business 31Dover.com. 

DANIELA PADERI

Sales Director

With over 15 years of Sales & Marketing experience in the global hospitality industry (specialising in five-star hotels in Italy and the Middle East), Daniela joined Vanquish as On-Trade Sales Director in 2018 from Eurocave UK. 

VIVIANNA KOSKINA

Logistics Co-Ordinator

Joining Vanquish in mid 2017, Vivianna brings a MSc in International Transport and a vast experience in shipping logistics to the Vanquish Logistics team. She is an expert at keeping customers, suppliers and delivery drivers happy.

ASHIKA MATHEWS

Director of Buying

New to the Vanquish team in 2018, Ashika has worked in the wine trade for almost 20 years and has seen it from many different angles. She started as a winemaker in Rioja and Bordeaux, then ran the IWC in London, worked for Jancis Robinson and was a fine wine buyer for several years before setting up a wine school and events company. She is currently studying to become a Master of Wine.

TRISTAN JOY

Sales & Service

Tristan knows the drinks business inside and out. Having previously led the customer service team at 31DOVER.COM, he now plays a key role in ensuring that you get your drinks on time, every time.

JAMES BAGLEY

CEO

A media and telecommunications marketing veteran, James has described his foray into the world of drinks as a 'revelation'. After being Marketing Director for Naked Wines in the UK and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Nakedwines.com USA, he was appointed CEO of DMD Ventures, parent company of Vanquish Operations and 31DOVER.COM.

 

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We pride ourselves on our superior quality control and our commitment towards ever-increasing customer satisfaction. The Vanquish team's hard-earned experience and knowledge base means that our service and advice are second to none - whether discussing our extensive product selection and ability to deliver incomparable levels of customer service, or offering you aid in securing on-trade support from brand owners.

We will also advise and build fine wine cellars for collection, investment and consumption.

Want to know more? Become a trade customer, call Daniela on 07496 278185 or email daniela@vanquishops.com, or simply start shopping our collections.