Richard Bray has been in the wine trade since 2001, when he got a job with Luvians Bottleshop in Scotland. He was a Head Sommelier for two years, and has provided independent consultancy and tastings for Diageo, Tramontane Wines, LVMH and Bibendum Wines amongst others. He currently works for SWiG, an award-winning wine merchant and importer in London. He lives in Chiswick. Every year, he returns to the Rousillon to make wine.