Meet the Team
Andy Lench – Group President
GVWM UK was established in 1998 by Bordeaux expert Andy Lench. Andy’s talent for spotting great wine at good prices allowed him to develop Bordeaux Wine Locators in 1987, an enormously successful business importing wines from Bordeaux and other classic regions into the USA. Click here to learn more about Andy’s group of fine wine companies.
Please contact Andy with any Purchasing enquiries.
Kevin Narborough – Purchasing Manager
Kev looks after all trade enquiries and is the longest serving employee with GVWM. With 32 years of experience in the wine industry, he has a fantastic wealth of knowledge when it comes to Bordeaux, having visited the region for the En Primeur tastings every year since the 2000 vintage, giving us 16 years of first-hand experience and knowledge of these wines and the producers that make them. Rest assured however, Kev's expertise is not only limited to Bordeaux.
Please contact Kevin with any Purchasing enquiries.
Martin Lea – Head of Private Client Sales – UK & Asia
Martin joined the GVWM Group in 2007 having come from Majestic Wine where he obtained a very good grounding in the wine industry from a retail perspective. Martin quickly adapted and changed to the professional and service driven model of GVWM and along the way found time to study and obtain his WSET Diploma further strengthening his knowledge and credentials within the wine industry. Martin opened the Hong Kong office for GVWM in October 2011 and has led the growth and development with great enthusiasm and energy delivering great success for GVWM and his many clients. He was appointed Head of Private Client Sales for UK & Asia in November of 2017, and in February 2018 relocated to our office in the UK to manage and expand our private client sales operation
Please contact Martin with any Purchasing enquiries.
Sally Burr – Accounts Manager
Sally has been with the business for 10 years and provides all accounting management and functionality alongside the US administration staff.
Sally has a breadth and depth of the business that is a valuable asset bringing a discipline and thoroughness that is exceptionally reassuring for the business.
Tracy Narborough-Jago – Logistics Manager
Tracy has many years of experience in the wine business and as Logistics manager prior to joining the Company some 7 years ago.
Her experience, knowledge and dedication has been a major benefit to the Company, ensuring that our logistics requirements are handled as efficiently as possible – a major requirement for a wine merchant with both UK and overseas movement of fine wines.