Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. was established on the 18th of September, 1990. The dynamics, engagement, and strategy of the company owners as well as the managers caused Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o., in short time, to find itself in the leading position among the biggest companies on the wine market in Poland, the wine market understood as sparkling, dessert, and table wines, as well as vermouths.
The company is also strongly engaged in other categories of alcoholic beverages. Therefore, Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. has become an important player on brandy and liqueur markets in relatively short time.
Expansive development assured Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. the position among the top liquor companies in Poland in years 1993-1997. Market development and search for new solutions to be both more competitive and to offer more competitive products led Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. to look for a strategic partner.
In 1997, a merging process between Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. and Henkell & Söhnlein Sektkellereien KG from Wiesbaden began. It was finalized in the year 2001, when the Henkell & Söhnlein Group took control over 100% of shares of Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. The Henkell & Söhnlein Group with its affiliated companies in France, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Romania is a leading producer of sparkling wines in Europe. Being a part of the Henkell & Söhnlein Group started a new, expansive time in history of Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o., when one of the fundamental goals was good, international quality standards on all fields of the company's activity, with simultaneous systematic and stable increase of sales.
The important date in Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. history is the admittance of Poland to the European Union on May 1, 2004. It created additional increase of competition on the Polish market, but on the other hand, the opened markets of European Union enabled the considerable increase of sales outside Poland. Except years-old collaboration with Canada and USA, Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. started to sell its products in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Romania. Entering other European Union markets and countries outside the EU is the next goal for company management.
On domestic market, Henkell Freixenet Polska Sp. z o.o. with 140 employees has an extended net of its own sales representatives all over Poland.
The company is managed by the Board of Directors, which consists of 4 Members: Anna Kalinowska - Member of the Board/Production and Investment Director, Tomasz Różański - Member of the Board/Finance and Controlling Director, Joanna Semczuk - Member of the Board/ Sales and Logistics Director, Tomasz Leszko - Member of the Board/Marketing Director.
The company is perceived on the market as a solid and competent business partner. Our goal for the future is to strengthen this company's image and increase the market shares in the most important categories for the company.
HENKELL & CO. Polska Sp. z o.o. is actively present in several liquor categories with the following brands:
DESSERT WINES - Grandma's Liquor, Grzane Starotoruńskie, Grzaniec Gotycki, Special,
GIN - Lubuski Gin,
VODKAS - Lubuski Vodka, Starotoruńska Vodka.
SPARKLING WINES - Mionetto Prosecco, Mionetto Vivo, Henkell Trocken, Henkell Halbtrocken, Henkell Blanc De Blancs, Henkell Rosé, Henkell Alkoholfrei, Söhnlein Brillant, Cavas Hill,
CARBONATED WINES - Totino Dance Edition, Raffaello, Sowietskoje Igristoje,
HERBAL WINES - Totino,
LIQUEURS - Nalewka Babuni, Dalkowski Advocaat, Canari,
RTD - Lubuski Gin & Tonic, Totino Music Edition,
CHAMPAGNES - Alfred Gratien Brut Classique,
STILL GRAPE WINES - iHeart Wines, Deinhard, Castello di Miracolo,
SPANISH BRANDY - Cardenal Mendoza, Romate De Jerez,
FRENCH BRANDY - Ronsard Napoléon, Le Chevalier Noir Napoléon, Le Cuvier Napoléon,
SPIRIT BEVERAGES - Diplomat, 1804 Napoléon, Imperator Napoléon.