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Turnover: £7 million
Marketing and promotional spend for 2008/9: £200,000
Brands: Pink Elephant, DFJ (Portugal), La Poderosa, Bodega del Fin del Mundo (Argentina), Left Bank, Yvon Mau (France), Chamanto, Tierra del Fuego (Chile), Altoro, Bodega 1877 (Spain)
Off-trade split: 85%
Key personnel: Bill Rolfe, director; Toby Hancock, director; Neil Bench, operations director
10 International has developed three new brands in the past year: La Poderosa from
Argentina, Left Bank from Yvon Mau in France, and Chamanto from Chile. Pink Elephant Rosé has gained distribution in the UK and has been supported by consumer shows and guerrilla marketing. Neil Bench, ex-Oddbins, has joined the company as operations director and Filipe Fernandez as Portuguese brand manager. The business is looking to develop more new brands in the year ahead.