Over the last forty years Mike has had a very successful career in the Wines & Spirits Industry. During that time he has run seven companies ranging from UK distributors to subsidiaries of international producers and ranging in size from start ups to companies with a turnover of over £100 million. Since 2008 he has been a consultant and mentor to UK wine businesses while he regularly lectures on business and marketing. His particular expertise is in developing business plans and marketing programmes. Mike lives near Shrewsbury having moved up from London 15 years ago.