Meet The Team, Bringing You the Finest Wines...

The quality of our team reflects our desire to achieve the best possible standards at all levels. In addition to Ian Kellett, the Managing Director, our board comprises Our Chairman Steven Blakey, Andrew Christie- Miller and Martin Robinson.

Steven Blakey, our non-executive Chairman stepped up into the role in 2017 taking the reins from Andrew Christie-Miller who remains a Director. Steven has been a major shareholder since 2011 and a Director since 2015. Steven has considerable experience of managing growth businesses in the UK ranging from financial services where as CEO he founded European Credit Management (1999-2012) which he subsequently sold to Wells Fargo Bank, he is acting Managing Partner of Holbein (2012-) and runs an independent specialist healthcare provider. He has significant interest in the wine industry where he is Chairman of Ficofi (UK), the international wine club and events company. He is Executive Chairman of United for Wildlife, the conservation arm of the Royal Foundation which he helped found on behalf of the Duke of Cambridge. Most recently, Steven has spearheaded the acquisition of new land to significantly expand production for Hambledon. He resides within several miles of our vineyard. 

Andrew, has considerable experience in land and estate management, having qualified as a Chartered Surveyor with Savills in the late 1970s. Andrew has held several senior positions, including Wiltshire County Councillor, High Sheriff of Wiltshire and Deputy Lieutenant of Wiltshire.

Martin Robinson is the Executive Chairman of Brooks Macdonald Funds, a manager of alternative investment funds, and of Braemar Estates Limited, which manages a portfolio of residential property worth over £1 billion. Martin is a Chartered Accountant and is a non-executive director of a number of other quoted and private companies. 

Our team is united in the desire to bring you the finest wines we can. You will be our judge and jury…