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 Nott

Jen Nott

Operations Manager

As Operations Director, Jen really knows her stuff. She's a lover of aromatic whites and an admirer of Lily Bollinger. Find out why on her bio page.

Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens

Storeman and Maintenance

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

Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson

Shop Assistant and Digital Marketing

Sam has a love of bubbles and all things Italian. His wine hero is also one of the Whalley Wine Shop staff members, find out which one...

Will Farnworth

Will Farnworth

Assistant Manager

Will is passionate about a truly great Pinot Noir, and why wouldn't he be? His wine hero is also most known for his sporting prowess rather than his wine knowledge.

Nick Hoyle

Nick Hoyle

Shop Assistant

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.

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.