The Crewe-based franchised retailer was ranked just above Merrydown cider owner SHS Group, with annual sales of £336 million to April 2006.
Other drinks suppliers and retailers in the Top 250 include William Grant (23, £353 million) Edrington Group (58, £279 million) and Direct Wines (66, £271 million). London wine merchant Berry Bros was at number 88 (£246 million), followed by Halewood International (109, £230 million) and brewers Charles Wells (210, £165 million) and Daniel Thwaites (214, £162 million).
The Sunday Timesí Top Track 250 complements the newspaperís Top Track 100 Ė a chart of the 100 largest British-owned companies Ė listing the next largest 250 companies by annual turnover. For full details, click here.