Charlie is a keen linguist who thrives meeting new people and building strong relationships thanks to his friendly persona. His passion for wine began in Provence during his teenage years due to his father’s posting to the region as a British Army Liaison Officer. He later furthered his languages at the University of Bath where he studied French and Italian. He first entered the wine industry working in Provence before working in the cellars of a small Chianti based agriturismo in Italy. These experiences have grown his knowledge of wine marketing and production.