Simon has worked in the wine trade for over 20 years, mainly for High street Off Licence chains, such as Victoria Wines and Thresher. Since 2000 he has run his own company, Vinifactor, offering wine-based training and entertainment to a broad range of clients.
He has delivered traditional wine training and tastings for companies such as Asda and Safeway, and promotional tasting events at stores including MFI and "Hygena at Currys".
Simon also provides corporate entertainment evenings for clients, for instance Transco, Virgin Atlantic, and Crawford & Co., and has used his unique wine games to support a range of traditional management skills training courses for companies such as PepsiCo, Mars, Consignia and Burnley College. At Penmachno Hall, he will be providing a range of wine appreciation events including one-off wine dinners, and longer wine appreciation breaks, where parties of six can enjoy the many attractions of the Snowdonia area, with a perfect mix of wine tastings and dinners.