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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...

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...

Wine Talks British Business with Tim Triptree MW Christie's International Director of Wine and Spirits

Wine Talks British Business with Tim Triptree MW Christie's International Director of Wine and Spirits

  Tim Triptree MW is International Director, Wine & Spirits, at Christie’s. Tim’s main role is sale curating, planning and execution of Christie’s wine auctions internationally. Based at Christie’s London, his role includes sourcing wine consignments, inspection and authentication, developing client relations, hosting wine events, master-classes and as a wine ambassador for Christie’s worldwide.  Tim joined Christie’s Wine Department in 2005 after graduating with an MBA Distinction (Wine Business Management). He completed the WSET Diploma, gaining a Distinction in 2008 being awarded the Sherry Institute Scholarship and Constellation Scholarship, which involved wine visits to Jerez and New Zealand respectively. In 2013, Tim was seconded to Christie’s Hong Kong for four years focusing...