Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants is a national fine wine & spirits importing, distributing and marketing agency in Canada. Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants is part of the Charton Hobbs Group, which is a fourth generation, family owned and operated agency, founded in 1927. After operating in Ontario since 1998, Authentic established itself as a national agency in 2006. After completing its expansion into Quebec and Western Canada, Authentic has grown to become a leader in fine wine & spirits import and distribution across Canada. With the knowledge and experience from seasoned management and dynamic sales and marketing teams, Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants has seen substantial growth since it began operations, and now sells over 1.3 million cases annually.
Authentic's portfolio includes an exclusive collection of some of the world's most iconic fine wines and spirits, representing a wide range of categories.
Authentic brings top quality, service oriented sales and marketing teams nationwide. In addition, Authentic works closely with key management at Charton Hobbs to source agency rights for premium international brands, building a fantastic portfolio of suppliers.
Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants began as an ethical, positive and dynamic business and we continue to build on that foundation. It is not just part of our work, it is part of our lives and we strive to support every member of our team with the tools and education they need to succeed. We endeavor to be the trade partner of choice in Canada.