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The VINEX team welcomes your enquiries, requests and feedback.
Managing Director | Denys Hornabrook
In early 2015 Denys left his international wine sales role and jumped into the world of software development. Having worked in the wine industry in marketing, sales and business development roles for large wine producers for more than two decades he wanted a new horizon. Denys has considerable experience in the production and international trading of wine, and is now focused on ways to better connect buyers and sellers through technology and match their needs. Denys is a director of Vin-Exchange International Ltd, the owner of VINEX and VINPay.
Contact Denys to ask for exchange assistance and to directly connect with new buyers or producers.
Business Development Director | Paul Attwood-Philippe
Based in Burgundy, France, Paul has a decade of experience in international wine trading across different wine styles, price points and formats. Working primarily with buyers, Paul's vast knowledge of wine styles and production techniques makes him a valued resource when sourcing wines. Paul also manages the introduction of VINPay to buyers, and the VINEX eTender system - an industry best practice approach for the procurement of wines.
Contact Paul to ask for exchange and wine payments assistance, and to directly connect with other members.
Member Services Manager | Eva Lopez
Based in Barcelona, Eva has a unique blend of wine qualifications and systems software experience. Vastly experienced in providing key account business to business support, Eva also speaks 4 languanges and has had a career in international customer service. With a passion for wine, Eva loves interacting with producers to learn more and explore how through technology they can grow their sales across more markets. In addition, Eva manages the VINPay wine payments platform so producers can be advanced earlier payment of invoices.
Contact Eva to ask for exchange and wine payments assistance.
Regional Manager | Vasile Hincu
Based in Moldova, Vasile is an experienced international trading professional with deep connections with wine companies in Eastern Europe. Working primarily with producers, Vasile has been instrumental in providing producers with increased connectivity with Western European buyers through the exchange. With increasing buyer interest in sourcing new generation wines delivering outstanding value from Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria; Vasile has been able to grow direct member connectivity and relationships through the VINEX Direct Exchange.
Contact Vasile to ask for exchange and wine payments assistance, and to directly connect with buyers.
Finance Manager | Cath Hornabrook
Cath is a qualified accountant and oversees the financial transactions and accounts of the exchange. For over 20 years Cath's work in public practice consisted of assignments in corporate advisory, auditing, accounting and taxation across a range of industries. Cath now provides financial controlling and accounting functions to a variety of private enterprises.
Contact Cath here if you have any financial inquiries.
Publishing Editor | Richard Siddle
Richard knows wine industry news. A business journalist for over 25 years, covering all major sectors, he has for the last 14 years been on top of global wine issues and trends. If you have breaking news, market or harvest updates, industry reports, analysis, events or announcements then Richard would like to hear from you. VINEX publishes news daily, regular insights and releases the VINEX eNews each Friday.
Contact Richard with industry news, insights, releases and announcements, or tweet @richardsiddle.
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Our VINEX team is supported by experts across a wide range of industry areas, winemakers, experienced independent wine tasters, including Masters of Wine contracted to provide VinScores and VinAppraisal services to assist in making your trading process seamless.
Finally, it’s our VINEX operations team who keep the Exchange open. Specialists in data analytics, publishing, administration, finance, marketing and IT development. To contact our team, select Message Us from your account's dashboard or visit Contact Us.