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Ed Adams MW

Ed Adams MW

Became an MW 1991

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality British

Languages English, French, Spanish, Italian


1983 Howells of Bristol Wine Shop. 1985-86 London Wine Broker, Chelsea. 1986-87 Vinos de Espana. 1987-94 C.W.S. Ltd, Manchester, Wine Buyer, ultimately responsible for all bulk wine & spirit purchases. 1994- Q.C. & Commercial Manager Western Wines Ltd 2006 to date:- Creator of La Bascula & Malabarista Spanish wine ranges with South African winemaker Bruce Jack; consultancy work with Lidl UK and Lidl International; education and tastings.

Primary area(s) of work: Trade

Industry sector(s): Winemaking, Marketing, Sales, Business owner, Off trade, Buying, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine styles: Still white, Still red, Still wines

Wine region expertise: South Africa, Western Cape, South America, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Galicia, Spain, Priorat, Italy

Market expertise: Asia, North America, United Kingdom, Canada, Netherlands, France, Spain, Africa

Specialisms: Maturation and blending, Blending, Preparation of finished wine for bottling, Packing and labelling, Bulk shipment, Bottling, Marketing wine, Supplier/customer relationships, Importation, Supermarket and multiple retail, Independent retail, Wine judging