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Simon Thorpe MW

Simon Thorpe MW

Became an MW 1997

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality British

Languages English, French


Simon became an MW in 1997. He has held senior level roles in a number of different wine organisations, and has been the CEO of Wines of Great Britain since 2020.

Current employer: Wines of Great Britain

Primary area(s) of work: Trade, Strategy, Communication

Industry sector(s): Agency/Importer, Business owner, Buying, Consultant, Distribution, ESG, Events, Import/Export, International trade, Marketing, Off trade, Sales, Wine business strategy, Wine buying, Wine judge

Specialisms: Branding, Distribution, Financial and commercial structures, HORECA, Identifying and meeting consumer demand, Importation, Independent retail, Investment strategies, Marketing wine, Routes to market, Supplier/customer relationships, Supply chain efficiency, Supermarket and multiple retail, Wine judging