Havant Rugby club's new partnership
Havant Rugby Club is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Sporting Wine Club
https://sportingwineclub.com Sporting Wine Club is a member’s club where sport, wine and charity are
celebrated as one. Founded to bring the stories behind unique winemaking sporting families to a wider sporting
audience, bottling the core values of sporting communities; team spirit, good causes and of course, having a
good time along the way.
HRFC’s wine list will be curated from the Sporting Wine Club’s collection and served at events, over the bar; by
the bottle or by the glass, and available to purchase to take home.
A message from Simon Halliday - Founder Sporting Wine Club/Chairman European Professional Club
Rugby (ex-Bath, Harlequins, and England rugby Union and an ambassador for Cardiac Risk in the Young –
Havant is one of England’s most vibrant and ambitious community rugby clubs, nestling on the South coast of
England and with one of the game’s newest all-weather surfaces. I recall playing against Havant for Bath Rugby and
now they have the privilege of being Hampshire’s most successful rugby club.
Having met Nigel and Jonathan at a City fundraising event, I then visited Havant Rugby as a patron of Cardiac Risk
in the Young (CRY) to represent the charity at a club fundraising function and our idea of creating a bond between
Sporting Wine Club and Havant Rugby grew from there. Now we are simply delighted to be announcing a
Sporting Wine Club has a mission to build members, create relationships with sporting organisations and work with
charities where possible, wine and spirits being the common theme!
We source world class wines from around the world which have two consistent criteria - an authentic connection to
sport and the fact that all our wines are made and bottled on the estate. In addition to this, we operate a series of
membership benefits which are designed to return value to Havant Rugby. The only condition is that you choose to
drink our wines! We have committed to a monetary value back to Havant Rugby which can be realised through
auction items such as a weekend visit or week’s holiday available at the majority of our vineyards. Given the
inevitable desire to travel post Pandemic (not everyone can go to Cornwall!) we feel that the timing could not be
For Sporting Wine Club, it is the relationship which is important, and the fun which we can all have alongside the
value which we think we can bring. All our rugby winemakers (some 50% of the total) are committed to help the
grassroots and amateur game, after all it is where we all started. We hope that Havant Rugby and Sporting Wine
Club will be able to bottle those values and build a long-term partnership. Kick off time approaches, we are very
Best Wishes Simon Halliday and his team
As an introductory offer: -
- Members, sponsors and supporters of HRFC can order a mixed case of 6 bottles from
- selected wines from the Sporting Wine collection
- a discount of 23% from the normal selling price
1% for each member of a full rugby squad
See below for details!
Benefits for Members and supporters of Havant Rugby Club:
Support your rugby club by just drinking wine!
Access to great wines grown by sporting legands
Buy as little as one bottle at a time (no minimum quantity)
HRFC members buy at preferential prices at HRFC
Competitions and offers open to Havant RFC members, sponsors, supporters, and affiliate groups.
Access to wine tasting/winemaker visit events virtually, and at Havant Rugby Club.
Introductions for any Havant RFC member, sponsors or supporters planning to go overseas near a Sporting
Wine vineyard to be welcomed as a friend of SWC
for example, in South Africa that means a wine tasting and vineyard tour at the very least.
Havant Rugby Club in Partnership with the Sporting Wine Club
Benefits for Havant Rugby Club:
Great wines with great stories to offer to members, supporters and event patrons.
A commission from Sporting Wine to HRFC, for any HRFC member, sponsor or supporter that takes out a
Sporting Wine membership package and maintains it.
Support at fundraising events through the provision of Wine “experiences” for prizes and auction lots
What do I do next!
For Sporting Wine Introductory offer (23% discount on mixed case of 6 bottles) go to: -
and use the DISCOUNT CODE: - #upthehill23
For Sporting Wine membership packages and full wine collection go to: -
https://sportingwineclub.com. Don’t forget to mention Havant Rugby Club when you sign up.
For Havant Rugby Club Sporting Wine List go to: - havantrfcshop.square.site and use the
DISCOUNT CODE: - UPTHEHILL
1. Visit - havantrfcshop.square.site
2. Select sporting wines from the header.
3. Add quantity of wines you would like to order (Remember there is no minimum order)
4. Club members can use code UPTHEHILL for 10% discount.
5. Pay for your order.
6. Your order will be ready for collection 3 working days after payment is received.