Q&A Profiles

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Q&A – Constantinos Raptis [Metaxa]

Full name: Constantinos (Costas) Raptis. Role: The METAXA Master DOB: [Not supplied] Birthplace: Greece Twitter: @METAXA_Official Website: http://www.metaxa.com Please tell us a little about yourself and your backstory. You studied both chemistry and oenology at the
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Q&A – Germán Di Cesare [Trivento]

Full name: Germán Di Cesare Role: Winemaker Birthplace: Mendoza Twitter Handle: @geriswine Website: www.trivento.com  So, let’s start at the beginning. You started back at Trivento in 2002, fresh out of an enology degree at university, studying under veteran winemaker Manuel
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Q&A – Stephen Russell [Copper Rivet Distillery]

Full name: Stephen Geoffrey Russell  Role: Co-Founder  DOB: 26 April 1977  Birthplace: Chatham, River Medway, Kent  Twitter Handle: @rivetdistillery  Website:  www.copperrivetdistillery.com  Fun Fact: A lover of nutrition, sailing, rugby and
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Q&A – Lukas Passia & Vincent Efferoth [Noveltea]

Full names: Vincent Efferoth, Lukas Passia Roles: Co-Founders & Managing Directors DOBs: Vincent: 12.01.1991, Lukas: 07.03.1990 Birthplaces: Vincent in Leverkusen (Germany) and Lukas in Ratibor (Poland), but German nationality Twitter Handle: @NOVELTEAdrinks Website:
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Q&A – Camille Tardieu [Southbound]

Full name: Camille Tardieu Role: Chef & Founder of Southbound DOB: 6th September 1989 Birthplace: Provence, France Twitter Handle: @southboundldn Website: https://www.southboundfood.co.uk/ Fun Fact: “Despite what I do, I am a recipe rebel, I don’t like to follow
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Q&A – Jeremy Torz [Union Coffee]

Full name: Jeremy Torz Role: Co-founder DOB: “The swinging 60s! 1963…” Birthplace: Nottingham Twitter Handle: @Unionroasted Website: https://www.unionroasted.com/ Fun Fact: “I’m a real dog person and currently own 2 German Shorthaired Pointers,
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Q&A – Lucy Holmes and Tom Wilson [Kanpai Sake]

Full names: Lucy Holmes and Tom Wilson Roles: Co-founders of Kanpai London Sake DOBs: 18/2/88, 4/6/85 Birthplaces: Norwich, Portsmouth Twitter: @kanpailondon Website: kanpai.london Fun Fact: Lucy went to her grandparents’ wedding. Her actual grandparents – they
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Q&A – Darryl McNally [The Dubliner]

Full name: Darryl McNally Role: Master Distiller/General Manager DOB: 4th September 1974 Birthplace: Derry Website: www.dublinerwhiskey.com Fun Fact: “I once played football against David Beckham” So let’s start at the beginning. You’ve been in the drinks industry for
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Q&A – Karen Theresa Fistonich [Villa Maria]

Full name: Karen Theresa Fistonich Role: Chairperson DOB: 29-5-62 Birthplace: Auckland Twitter: @KarenFisto & @villamaria_wine Website: http://www.villamaria.co.nz/ Fun Fact: “My first Chairing role was at University as Chair of the Monty Python Appreciation
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Q&A – The Asterley Bros

Full name: Rob and Jim Berry Role: Liqueur Makers DOB: January 77 and March 85 Birthplace: Cambridge Twitter Handle: @asterleybros Website: www.asterleybros.com Fun Fact:​ “Our all time favourite videogame is Shenmue 2” So, let’s start at the beginning. Two brothers crafting
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