Our People

We have built the whole business on an ethos that puts our customers first, making sure you are looked after by brilliant, knowledgeable and helpful staff is key to what we do.

I am always incredibly proud of the team and the superb high standards of friendly customer service we maintain.

Tom Jones, Founder & Managing Director

If you would like to know more about the wonderful people who currently make up The Whalley Wine Shop then please read on.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Managing Director and Founder

Tom is a passionate wine aficionado, which led to him founding Whalley Wine Shop back in 2010. Read about his favourite wine(s) and inspirations from the wine industry.

Jen Jones

Jen Jones

Operations Manager

As Operations Director, Jen really knows her stuff. She's a lover of aromatic whites and an admirer of Lily Bollinger. To find out why, take a look at her bio page below.

Matt Monk

Matt Monk

Retail Manager

Matt appreciates a challenge helping daring customers to find their new favourite tipple. Find out what particular wine he likes to drink himself here.

Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens

Wine Advisor

Dan is always front and centre at Whalley Wine Shop, demonstrating his knowledge with customers and suggesting wines. Find out more about him here.

Nick Hoyle

Nick Hoyle

Wine Advisor

Nick can find the good in most wines. You will regularly find him front of shop ready to answer any queries or help you to decide which drink will best fit today's requirements.

Rachel Wallhouse

Rachel Wallhouse

Product Marketing Manager

Rachel has recently joined the team. Keep an eye out for new blogs, and exciting posts on social media. Don't forget to follow The Whalley Wine Shop on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

David Gray

David Gray

Wine Advisor

David started his wine journey 30 years ago, and really knows his Rhone wines! He has a real passion for wine authors such as Michael Broadbent and Hugh Johnson.

David Hugus

David Hugus

Wine Advisor

David has joined us all the way from Iceland! He's touring the UK developing his Sommelier career (he really knows his stuff!). Ask him for any food and wine pairing recommendations.