Elliot Awin


Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies (ABS) / Quatre Agencies


Partner / Director

Elliot Awin, a third-generation wine importer, is at the helm of Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies (ABS), a renowned company that has been honored with the prestigious IWSC Wine Importer of the Year award six times. With a family legacy deeply rooted in the wine industry, Elliot's journey into the world of wine was practically predestined.

From a young age, Elliot was immersed in the world of viticulture, with family holidays revolving around visits to vineyards across the globe. These experiences fostered a deep appreciation for wine and instilled in Elliot a profound understanding of the industry's nuances. It was only natural that he would eventually assume a leadership role within the family business.

Today, ABS stands as a testament to Elliot's vision and dedication, representing 85 family-run wineries from around the world and distributing their wines across various sectors of the off-trade market in the UK. Under Elliot's stewardship, ABS has solidified its reputation as a premier importer, renowned for its commitment to quality and excellence.

In March of the current year, faced with unprecedented challenges, Elliot showcased his innovative spirit by launching a series of tasting events hosted on social media platforms. From the confines of his living room, Elliot brought together winemakers from diverse corners of the world, offering participants the unique opportunity to taste and explore wines firsthand, all from the comfort of their homes.

The concept proved to be a resounding success, capturing the imaginations of wine enthusiasts and novices alike. Encouraged by the overwhelming response, Elliot has continued to organize these virtual tastings, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie as participants come together to discover new wines and forge connections with winemakers from around the globe.

Elliot Awin's unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence has not only propelled ABS to new heights of success but has also redefined the way people experience and engage with wine. Through his leadership, Elliot continues to shape the future of the wine industry, bringing people together and spreading the joy of discovery one bottle at a time.

Elliot Awin