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Adrian Lake

Adrian began his wine career in Burgundy working a season for a domaine in their vineyards, cellars and 'cuverie' during the harvest. It was the perfect education and to this day, Burgundy remains his favourite wine region.

After working in London for several years, Adrian moved to the United States for 5 years selling California wines to the On Trade and while there developed a thorough knowledge and understanding of California and its wines.

On returning to the UK he worked for an importer and wholesaler selling to the On Trade in central London and obtained the WSET Diploma. He has also had his own wine business for over 12 years in Henley-on-Thames where he lives.

More recently Adrian joined Thorman Hunt Wine Shippers, specialists in growers wines from France and Italy, as Regional Sales manager and feels immensely privileged and lucky to have the West Country as part of his territory.