About Us

World Wine Estates is a wine importer and distributor that was established in 1988 as the import and wholesale arm of the Ultimo Wine Centre – Sydney’s famous premier wine retailer. The current owner and director, James Johnston, joined World Wine Estates in 1999. In 2005 by a mutual amicable agreement, James struck out on his own has continued to grow World Wine Estates into a specialist in imported wines. Throughout the years we have added premium Australian and New Zealand agencies to our portfolio, whilst maintaining a French wine focus. All our wines are carefully chosen to ensure that we offer our customers high quality wines to suit every type of business.


World Wine Estates’ sales team and distribution now extends from New South Wales into Victoria, South Australia, ACT, Western Australia, Tasmania, and Queensland. Direct contact details for your local representative can be found on our contact page