Paul Braydon

Buying Controller, Kingsland Drinks

Paul Braydon DipWSET Buying Controller for Kingsland Drinks is responsible for sourcing wines from Australia, New Zealand and USA in addition to spirits and NPD products including Mr Gladstone’s Curious Emporium. With 12 years’ experience in the wine trade covering buying and sales roles in retail, importers, distributors, and bottlers, Paul has worked for Majestic Wines, Les Grands Chais de France and Guy Anderson Wines in addition to his time with Kingsland Drinks.

Paul is a judge at the International Wine Challenge, a role he has enjoyed for the past 6 years.

As part of the buying team for Kingsland Drinks, Paul oversees the sourcing, selection, purchase, and management of ~100 million liters of wine annually.

Kingsland Drinks is the premier independent UK supplier of wine and spirits specializing in providing a complete category solution and is one of the major bottlers and handlers of bulk wine in the UK, supplying many of the major British supermarkets as well as developing and bottling its own wine brands.