Arquilla is Australia’s leading distributor of fine Italian wines. Since 1996, it has established a reputation with producers, restaurants and retailers alike for quality, expertise, passion and personal service.
Arquilla wines can be enjoyed in restaurants and bars, including some of Australia’s most awarded venues, and are also available through select wine merchants and leading retailers. The company is committed to working with its hospitality and retail partners to bring the best and most exciting Italian wines to Australian wine lovers.
Arquilla offers an extensive and diverse range of Italian wines, spirits and beers to cater for different price points and styles. Within its portfolio, Arquilla is proud to exclusively represent a prestigious collection of Italian producers including internationally renowned and award-winning names like Frescobaldi, Zenato, Livio Felluga, Argiolas and Planeta.
The portfolio also includes a small range of alcoholic beverages, mostly wines, from Spain, France and New Zealand.
Through a network of sales representatives and agents, Arquilla provides rapid and efficient distribution throughout Australia.
Arquilla has dedicated sales teams in New South Wales and Victoria, with the Melbourne team also providing representation in Western Australia.
Since 2001, Arquilla wines have been distributed in Queensland by Bouchon Wines & Spirits. Its Tasmanian distributor is Domaine Wine Shippers and its South Australian distributor is VP Wines.
Arquilla is immensely proud of its history and recognition for quality, reliability and service. Its wine business is the brainchild of the late Maurizio Ugge. His wife, Barbara Evans, continues to work within the organisation, managing customer and supplier relationships.
BROADER ARQUILLA HISTORY
Arquilla Bulk Trading Pty Ltd was established by Costantino Arquilla and commenced operations in 1977. The company has enjoyed growth over the last 35 years and today, is led by Costantino’s son, Peter. Arquilla is one of Australia’s most successful importers of fine foods and beverages.
In 2018, Arquilla was purchased by Bon Food Pty Ltd, a company with a similarly strong history of supplying food and beverage products to the Australian market, with a focus on promoting the Mediterranean diet. Bon Food is owned by F. Divella S.p.a., the second largest pasta company in Italy.