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Annabelle Bond OBE on Wine Talks British Business

Annabelle Bond OBE on Wine Talks British Business

The English Wine Collection · Annabelle Bond OBE on Wine Talks British Business Annabelle Bond, OBE, earned the title "fastest woman climber in the world" in 2005 after scaling the highest peaks on the seven continents in just 360 days. At the end of 2003, she began intensive training with a Chilean team 6 months prior to going to Everest. She reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 15th 2004, the fourth British woman to stand on top of the world. After climbing Mount Everest, Annabelle went on to climb the other six mountains that comprise the Seven Summits, making...

Steven Spurrier on Wine Talks British Business

Steven Spurrier on Wine Talks British Business

The English Wine Collection · 1/2 Stephen Spurrier on Wine Talks British Business     The English Wine Collection · 2/2 Stephen Spurrier on Wine Talks British Business Steven Spurrier born 5th October 1941, was educated at Rugby School and the London School of Economics. In 1964 he joined the wine trade as a trainee with Christopher and Co (established 1665). In 1970 he moved to Paris and purchased Les Caves de la Madeleine, a small shop in the centre of the city, and in 1973 opened L'Academie du Vin, the first independent wine school in France. As a partner, he...

Hugh Johnson OBE on Wine Talks British Business

Hugh Johnson OBE on Wine Talks British Business

The English Wine Collection · Hugh Johnson OBE on Wine Talks British Business   Hugh Johnson OBE is the world’s most pre-eminent and prolific writer on wine. Starting out more than fifty years ago as a wine correspondent on Vogue magazine he has progressed through the world of wine, writing, editing and broadcasting giving us some of the most influential information around, including The Story of Wine to his Pocket Wine Book now in its 37th edition. Hugh has also won almost every wine book award  in existence. Along the way he has received numerous medals and awards, been the...

Nathalie Vranken - Champagne Pommery on Wine Talks British Business

Nathalie Vranken - Champagne Pommery on Wine Talks British Business

Natalie Vranken, along with her husband Paul Francois,  are responsible for one of the most famous Champagne’s - Champagne Pommery.
After completing her degree at the Sorbonne she started her own marketing agency at just 22 and went on to run the Montaigne Committee, an association of luxury stores in Paris which included launching the distinguished “Montaigne Grape Harvests”, a biannual event renowned around the world.
Natalie heads the marketing division of the Vranken Pommery Monopole Group which holds the distinction of being the largest vine grower in Europe. Their main

Wine Talks British Business with Miles Beale CEO The Wine and Spirit Trade Association

Wine Talks British Business with Miles Beale CEO The Wine and Spirit Trade Association

  The Wine and Spirit Trade Association represents over 300 companies producing, importing, transporting and selling wine and spirits. Miles has overall responsibility for the WSTA business, including organisational strategy, public affairs, member services and public relations.  Miles joined the WSTA in 2012 from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, where he was Deputy Director for EU and international agriculture policy. He was previously deputy director for European and global issues at the Cabinet Office and spent much of his early career at the Department of Communities and Local Government. Miles has worked across a broad range of public policy, including...