Trading

The Trading team work with customers in the UK and international trade. Buying and selling on a continuous basis, sourcing from private cellars and trade sources globally means they form a critical link between Armit Wines and the fast paced marketplace for Fine Wine.

Contact: trading@armitwines.co.uk


William Gossip
Head of Trading

Will start working in the wine trade part-time whilst reading history at Trinity College Dublin in 2002; working at Mitchell and Son. After a brief, ill-advised job working for a bank he returned, inevitably, to the wine trade. During stints at BBR and RDFW, he developed a taste for a broad range of wines but the wines of Burgundy, Tuscany and Germany always feature strongly. Since joining Armit Wines in October 2013, he is developing a taste for the best that Piedmont has to offer. Will’s role involves dealing with UK and international merchants, negociants and brokers.



Andrew Catt
Trade Sales

After leaving school in 2006, Andrew went straight into the wine trade working for a Seckford Wines in his home town of Woodbridge, Suffolk. Starting in the warehouse and then customer reserves. After 4 years there he moved to London, working for Bibendum Wines for a brief year and then moving to the Trade sales team at Fine+Rare Wines for 5 years. He joined the trade team at Armit Wines in November 2016. A fan of all wines with a particular focus on Burgundy and Piedmont. 




James Dowler
Trade Support

After a stint studying Politics at Plymouth University and propping up some of the city’s wine bars; James began his journey into the wine trade with Majestic in 2003. After two years donning the infamous green shirt in various southern stores he ditched the T and headed off to Australia for a stint of travelling. Upon his return from Australia, James started working for Berkmann Wine Cellars in 2007, where he had almost every job role, ranging from Sales Support to Account Management in the off trade until 2015. James then joined the Armit Ranks in June 2015. A passion for sport, and a frustration with golf and tennis keep him busy in his spare time, as well as being married to a lawyer and being a father to his daughter Marina!

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0655 web@armitwines.co.uk

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