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

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