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Director, Business Development

Alison Donnithorne-Tait MA started her interest in wine at Cambridge University, where she studied Classics.  With her background in Greek and Roman history, language and culture, Alison was the inspiration behind the Amphora brand and she played a major part in establishing the business.  An experienced company director, Alison is responsible for developing Amphora’s business, including marketing and the selection of new products and services.  She and Dewar, her husband, have traveled extensively and have tasted many of the world’s wines.  She is dedicated to bringing new and interesting wines to the UK market.

Director, Consultancy

Dewar Donnithorne-Tait MA MBA FRAeS FIoD has studied and enjoyed wines since his late teens.  He has wide-ranging business and technology management experience and is internationally recognised in his fields of expertise.  Dewar established Amphora as a result of his passion for wines.  He seeks to identify ‘interesting’ wines with best value and excellent service.   He enjoys all types of wine, but is deeply engaged with the extraordinary progress of the wines of Languedoc and Roussillon, where he and his wife, Alison, have had their long term home for 28 years.


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