DWWA Portugal Judging Panel

Meet the members of the DWWA Portugal Judging Panel

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Nick has been in the wine trade for 28 years, starting firstly with wine merchants Lay & Wheeler in Colchester.He then established his own business as a general wholesaler specialising in Portuguese wine after a 'road to Damascus' conversion following a visit there in the late 80s.His company, Oakley Wine Agencies, is today of the UK’s leading Portuguese specialists, and counts every major supermarket group in its client portfolio. In recent years the company has also started supplying markets as far afield as Norway, Ireland, Abu Dhabi and Jamaica with Portuguese wines.Nick is married with three adult children, one of whom, Charlotte, works in the company.