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Barwell & Jones announces further Personnel Investment


 

 

 

 

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23rd October 2015

Barwell & Jones announces further personnel investment

 

UK wine agency Barwell & Jones has announced further investment into its sales team.

 

Tim Gray joins Barwell & Jones as Business Development Manager for London and will be primarily supporting the company’s key routes to market in London  and  driving Barwell & Jones’ wines in the On trade. The appointment coincides with a recent acquisition of a second New Zealand winery, Summerhouse, and in advance of a big year for the company’s South American brands ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

 

Gray joins Barwell & Jones with experience in various areas of the wine trade, most recently as Beverage Manager at Lime Wood Group and Home Grown Hotels where he also worked as Head Sommelier at ‘THE PIG – on the beach’. Gray has worked in the cellars at Kumeu River Winery and previously spent three years with Majestic hosting tastings on both customer and corporate levels.

  

Steve Gerrard, MD of Barwell & Jones, commented “. We are incredibly proud of our brands, and as the reputation of our portfolio grows we are delighted to welcome Tim to the team. The On trade is a key channel in the development of our brands, and Tim’s experience in wine sales and business development will help us continue our company expansion and drive the business forward over the next few years.”

 

NOTES FOR EDITIORS

Wine agency Barwell & Jones represents a portfolio of family owned wineries from around the world that offer character, provenance and individual style.  The portfolio is marketed and distributed to various sectors of the UK trade, with particular emphasis on regional On trade wholesalers and the Independent sector.

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For further information please contact:

Hannah Garner at Proven Communication 01179 249 303 or hannah.garner@provencommunication.co.uk







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