Wine Import Services

WineThe importation of wine into Ireland requires knowledge and expertise at a number of different levels. All wine and spirit shipments require to be cleared through customs both at the point of export and import into Ireland and the transaction of the customs formalities is an important and integral part of the process. The physical handling of wine must be completed in a manner appropriate to the safety and integrity of the product. In E F L we have carefully chosen the ways in which we manage our wine transport business to ensure its safe and careful transit from point of origin to ultimate destination.

All wine and spirit shipments require to be cleared through customs both at the point of export and import into Ireland and the transaction of the customs formalities is an important and integral part of the process. You should contact your local customs office to obtain guidance regarding the procedure, EFL are no longer providing a customs clearance service for wines imported for personal consumption and are not for commercial purposes. The physical handling of wine must be completed in a manner appropriate to the safety and integrity of the product. In E F L we have carefully chosen the ways in which we manage our wine transport business to ensure its safe and careful transit from point of origin to ultimate destination.

France
We operate weekly pallet services from all parts of France to all parts of Ireland. Our depots in Lyon and Paris gather shipments from all the major wine producing regions in France and we consolidate weekly departures from both depots.Our rates are structured on a per pallet / per carton basis to offer both quality service with competitive pricing.

Our partners in France are licensed to transport and handle wine for export from France and we handle a complete customs clearance service for bonded and duty paid options.

Italy
At our depot in Milan we gather and consolidate shipments from all parts of Italy for weekly dispatch to Dublin for countrywide distribution. As with France our agents are licensed to handle wine traffics.

Spain - Portugal
Our weekly consolidations from both Spain and Portugal cover all of the major wine producing areas.

Germany - Hungary - Bulgaria - Austria - Romania - Greece.
From each of these countries we offer regular services for both pallet and full container load shipments.

Regulations relating to importation of wine into Ireland can be found in our Downloads section below:

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EFL are members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The Irish International Freight Association (IIFA). We have also recently gained AEO Status What are AEOs?


Please note that any and all business undertaken by EFL are subject to IIFA conditions. These conditions are available for download on our Terms and Conditions page.