© 2018 by Drinks99 Trading Limited. 

WHO WE ARE

Drinks99 is a premium import and distribution company for luxury spirits, liqueurs and soft drinks. With offices in Hong Kong and China, we have been supplying top bars, restaurants, hotels and retailers, with craft products since 2012. Founded by two Englishmen, the portfolio is comprised mostly of British drinks brands, with a splattering of international brands, where the quality and provenance has proved too good not to import.

MEET OUR TEAM

Director, Simon Disler

Simon is the branding guy. Having been in the F&B industry for over 18 years, he has developed a keen eye and taste for spotting great drinks brands. From the Hong Kong office, he handles product launches and develops market entry strategies – and as a former bar manager, he understands clearly how to communicate with people making decisions on which drinks to list.

Favourite drink(s):

Negroni

 


 

Director, Dan O'Connor

Daniel is the China specialist. Having lived and worked in China for more than 10 years, he has an in depth knowledge of Chinese culture, is fluent in Mandarin and has personal connections in all the right places. Heading up the China office since day one, he has helped our brands to develop a formidable presence on the Mainland. As a passionate drinks industry personality in China, Dan has gained a reputation for expert prohibition era cocktail knowledge.

Favourite drink(s):

Boulevardier

Hong Kong

Office Manager,

Suki Ho

Suki is one of the core members of the company and has been with the team for more than 3 years. With the WSET Wine and Spirits Level 1 Certification, she is definitely the person you should go to if you have any questions for our craft spirits. 

Favourite drink(s): 
Seedlip Spice & Tonic 

Teapigs Hong Kong Country Manager, Amanda Wong

Amanda joined the team in early 2017 and has a vast knowledge of tea around the world. She is now taking care of teapigs, one of the main brands of Drinks99 and hopes to spread the mission of drinking real tea to everyone in Hong Kong. 

Favourite drink(s): 
teapigs happy - uplifting tea

Hong Kong

Warehouse Manager, Man Fan

Man processes all of our orders and takes care of everything that comes in and out of our warehouse. She loves to travel and has a long list of countries on her bucket list! 

Favourite drink(s): 
teapigs jasmine pearls

Shenzhen

Office Manager,

Ocean Wu

Ocean is one of the earliest members of Drinks99 & helped launch all of our products including Sipsmith and teapigs in China. She is familiar with the mainland market & helped enhanced popularity of our products among Chinese consumers. 

Favourite drink(s): 

​Mojito

Shenzhen

Warehouse Manager,

Dean 

Dean joined the team in early 2018 and is in charge of managing the warehouse and packing all the orders in Drinks99 China. He is one of the core members of our Shenzhen branch and is extremely supportive in our daily operations. 

Favourite drink(s):

Pear Martini

Shenzhen

Media Star,

Sue Xie

Sue joined us in 2018 & has a strong interest in social media. The beautiful animations and illustrations that she creates are what bring our portfolio to life. She wants to be in creative from zero to one & is always on the way to discover newest viral trends on the internet.

Favourite drink(s):

Hot Water

Shenzhen

Assistant Office Manager,

Susie Ou

Susie joined us during late Summer of 2018. With passion for both Chinese & Western tea, she is responsible for office administrations, customer service & seeking new markets. Tea is not only a drink but an experience. So let's look forward to an experience together!

 

Favorite drink(s):

Pretty in Pink

Shenzhen

Seedlip Superstar,

Chris Wu

Chris started working as a Bartender in 2011 and has been pursuing his love for the industry ever since. He is now our new brand ambassador for Seedlip, working hard to promote the Nolo (no/low-alcohol) culture to the industry.

Favourite drink(s): 

Seedlip Spritz​

Hong Kong & China

Seedlip Asia Brand Ambassador,

Sebastian Robinson

Sebastian, better known as Baz, has been working in the Asian beverage industry for 7 years. With a true passion for quality spirits and well-crafted cocktails, he has experienced being a bartender before being a manager.

Favourite drink(s): 

Seedlip and Tonic​

A-PAC

Mr Black Brand Ambassador,

Arlene Wong

Arlene is a bartender, restaurant operator, and a powerhouse in the food and beverage scene. Her passion for hospitality started while living and working in North America for over a decade. She returning to Hong Kong she has worked with several prominent restaurants and bars, earning her a strong reputation among her peers. 

Favourite drink(s): 

Espresso Martini