Cambridge Wine Merchants
International Wine Challenge, Wine Merchant of the Year 2012 : WINNERS!
also: Large Independent Merchant of the year UK, East of England Merchant of the year, Fortified Specialist Merchants of the Year UK
Cambridge Wine Merchants Team
Hal Wilson MA (Cantab)
Hal has been enthusiastically involved in wine and food since coming up to Cambridge to read Classics at Peterhouse. After graduating he entered the wine trade, establishing Cambridge Wine Merchants with Brett in 1993. He runs our HQ and fine wine department and deals with press. Specialist Areas: Bordeaux (Hal handles all our En Primeur business), Burgundy, Rhone. He’s also our Finance Director, which is why (unlike so many of our competitors) we’re still in business.
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Brett and Hal founded CWM and they still own the company. Brett deals with strategy and expansion, setting up new shops and projects, and does all our design and marketing. He hosts many tastings and dinners and runs numerous charity events as part of our good works programme. He also runs his own children’s charity.
Specialist Areas: Champagne (Brett is a Chevalier in the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne), Alsace, Italy, Germany, Madeira, Port, Sherry, Malt Whisky.
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Buyer and Oxbridge Sales
Stewart is a senior buyer and the Relationship Manager for Cambridge and Oxford Colleges. Passionate about researching and finding exciting new wines, this goes hand in hand with the trust he has built with clients. These wines find a natural home in CWM branches, as well as on the wine lists of top eateries and in the cellars of Oxbridge colleges.
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Alex joined us in 2006. Previously a Senior Wine Advisor for Virgin Wines on-line, his areas of expertise are Southern France and Spain, where has spent a lot of time learning about wine. His specialist wholesale markets are mostly with large event venues, restaurants, gasto-pubs and college catering departments
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Owner, Salisbury franchise
Dom owns our gorgeous Salisbury franchise, having worked with CWM in Cambridge.
Owner, Ampthill franchise
Owns our super-busy Ampthill franchise. After some years I the less interesting field of computing he’s now enjoying life with his lovely shop.
Admin and web sales
King’s Parade Branch
James joined us from Avery’s of Bristol. He also has experience winemaking at Vonderling in South Africa.
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Kev Thorley, Paul Hale, Stuart Hames
The Logistics Team
Paul and Kev organise our logistics operation. Stuart and Richard drive the vans and deal with branches and wholesale customers. All with efficiency, and most of all good humour.
Cherry Hinton Rd Wine Bar
Alice recently graduated from Cambridge and now runs our bar and events at the "Cherry" branch.
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Yolene recently moved from France to keep an eagle eye on all our precious stocks
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Based at our Bridge St branch.
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