A Master of Wine since 1986, David founded Liberty Wines in 1997 with friends Michael and Martin of Shaw and Smith, Riquet Hess and Luciann Flynn. He is one of the UK’s leading experts on Italian wines. David is also a shareholder in the Delta Vineyard in Marlborough (New Zealand) and the Greenstone Vineyard in Heathcote (Australia).
Gary joined Liberty Wines in January 2005, becoming Chief operating officer in the summer of 2007. Responsible for all Liberty’s operations (including Finance, Customer Services, Warehouse, Shipping, IT and HR), Gary is also a director of all of Liberty’s overseas subsidiaries.
A founder member of Liberty Wines with David, Luciann started as marketing and customer services manager and has worked in almost all areas of the company since then. She has finally ended up as project director, looking after projects which touch different areas of the business.
Jon was appointed to the role of commercial director in April 2014 and is responsible for strengthening the company’s position in the premium sector of the on-trade and off-trade.