Stephen has been living in France since 1992. After 5 years of working in the perfume industry in Grasse, he moved into the wine industry in Provence taking charge of wine tourism development at the Chateau de Berne. Stephen then worked for a fine wine merchant as a Burgundy sourcing agent based in Dijon (Stephen has French family in Burgundy) and became a Burgundy wine broker from then on. He has a consummate knowledge of Burgundy from its long wine history, to the secrets of the terroir and long-standing friendships with the winemakers. Stephen is also a part-time lecturer at various burgundy business schools, runs a wine club and has been initiating wine-lovers into Burgundy since 2012 from novices to winemakers from around the world.
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