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Simon Thorpe MW and Wine GB CEO on Wine Talks British Business

Simon Thorpe MW and Wine GB CEO on Wine Talks British Business

Simon has more than 30 years’ experience in different commercial sectors of the wine industry, including senior roles with Waitrose, Constellation, Negociants and Fells. He has been a board member of both the Institute of Masters of Wine and the WSET, and continues to work with both organisations. Passionate about the British wine industry, he took over the role as CEO of WineGB in October 2020 and was appointed to the Board on 13th April 2021. Simon lives in the beautiful county of Shropshire, and spends his spare time with his wife Louise and three sons, walking the dogs, weeding...

Stephen Skelton MW on Wine Talks British Business

Stephen Skelton MW on Wine Talks British Business

 For more on Stephen please see his website : English Wine. Stephen Skelton has been involved with growing vines and making wine since 1975. He spent two years in Germany, working at Schloss Schönborn in the Rheingau and studying at Geisenheim, the world-renowned winegrowing and winemaking college, with the late Professor Helmut Becker. In 1977 he returned to the UK to establish the vineyards at Tenterden in Kent (now the home of the UK’s largest wine producer, Chapel Down Wines), and made wine there for 22 consecutive vintages. From 1988 to 1991 he was also winemaker and general manager at...

Video of Tamara Roberts CEO of Ridgeview on Wine Talks British Business

Video of Tamara Roberts CEO of Ridgeview on Wine Talks British Business

This video of the Wine Talks British Business podcast is with Tamara Roberts who is the joint CEO & CFO of the multi-international award winning English sparkling wine producer, Ridgeview Wine Estate, established 25 years ago by her parents.  Having joined the family business over 15 years ago as General Manager she has played a pivotal role in taking the business from a micro-concern to a significant and growing SME whilst maintaining its status as one of the most highly regarded producers in the English wine sector.  Last year Ridgeview were the first English winery to be awarded the coveted...

Video of Wine Talks British Business with Jamie Waugh from Fortnum and Mason

Video of Wine Talks British Business with  Jamie Waugh from Fortnum and Mason

This video of the Wine Talks British Business podcast is with Jamie Waugh who is the head of wine at Fortnum & Mason’s in London. After university Jaime's first job was at Oddbin’s, before working at Percy Fox, Corney and Barrow and finally OW Loeb, where after selling wine into Fortnum and mason Jamie was offered the job of selling wine for Fortnum’ and Mason. He has been with Fortnum and Mason for over 11 years now and 5 years as buyer.  Fortnum & Mason was founded in 1707. The range of wines, spirits and sparkling wines reflects their longevity, with...

Video of Wine Talks British Business with Brad Greatrix from Nyetimber

Video of Wine Talks British Business with Brad Greatrix from Nyetimber

Nyetimber are one of the most well-known English sparkling wine producers, if not the most well known English sparkling wine producer and Brad Greatrix is one half of the impressive duo that make and produce Nyetimber's multi award winning English sparkling wines. Brad Greatrix and his wife Cherrie Spriggs have been producing award winning sparkling wines for many years and recently Cherrie Spriggs, the head wine maker at Nyetimber, was announced the winner of the Sparkling Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine Challenge 2018 , which is the first time that the award has gone to a wine...