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.
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.
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!