Federal distributes Tiki Wines

March 18th 2019

Tiki Wines have appointed Federal Merchants & Co. distributors of their Tiki & Maui Wine Brands from the 1st April 2019.

Royce McKean, Managing Director and Founder of Tiki Wines says “we are delighted to be joining the highly successful team at Federal Merchants and Co and their family of quality brands. Our two businesses share a common
ethos around family and craftsmanship and we both value very highly, building strong and lasting relationships.” He adds “we hold Tiki as a treasure of New Zealand and this partnership will continue to drive growth in our most important home market of New Zealand.”

“We are thrilled to have the Tiki family wines joining the Federal Merchants team in April, like minded partners and both already highly successful in the New Zealand domestic market.” says Mark Mayers, Federal Merchants &
Co’s Head of Sales. “Both families are committed to continue to deliver high quality wines that truly have long term scope for growth for our partners. “

“Tiki specifically provides our portfolio with great quality wines from around NZ with a particular focus on the fast growing Waipara region in North Canterbury, this allows us to fill an important gap for our customers and we are very excited to start this new journey.” concluded Mayers.

As of the 1 April the brands Tiki Estate, Tiki Single Vineyard, Tiki Koro and Maui will be distributed solely by Federal Merchants & Co. in New Zealand.

For further information, please contact:

Bho Patel (Head of Marketing) at Federal Merchants & Co - bho@federalmerchants.co.nz | 0212776088 or

Lina Stroud (Business Manager) at Tiki Wines – lina@tikiwines.com | M: 021418195

About Federal Merchants & Co.

Federal are an independent, 100% New Zealand owned multi-beverage distribution company and have been championing local and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic brands since 2001.


About Tiki Wines

Tiki are a Māori owned New Zealand wine producer committed to sustainable winegrowing with an uncompromising commitment to quality. We are adventurous Kiwis crafting beautiful award winning wines in the spirit of Tiki as a much
loved Taonga/treasure of New Zealand.

We care for our vines under the guiding Māori principles of Kaitiakitanga: guardianship, protection and preservation of the earth.