Stephen has been living in France since 1992. After 5 years 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. He then worked for a fine wine merchant as a Burgundy sourcing agent based in Dijon and became a Burgundy wine broker from then on. He has a consummate knowledge of Burgundy from its history to the secrets of the terroir as well as long-standing friendships with the winemakers. He has a bachelor’s degree in tourism & marketing, is a part-time lecturer at various burgundy schools, is WSET qualified, and has been initiating wine-lovers into Burgundy since 2012 from novices to winemakers from around the world.
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