Justin Howard-Sneyd MW

Owner, Domaines of the Bee, France

Justin is a London-based wine consultant. He works with a wide range of international clients, sourcing wine and advising them on how to optimise their wine businesses.

As well as major clients like Direct Wines Ltd Justin heads up the Global Advisory Panel for the Global Wine Database, and acts as Wine Consultant to the Masala World Group. He also sits on the Council of the Institute of Masters of Wine, and chairs the Membership Committee.

Prior to joining Laithwaite’s, Justin spent 14 years as a wine buyer in the UK off-trade, including stints at supermarket chains Safeway and Sainsbury’s, and then 5 years in charge of the Wine team at Waitrose.

Since 2007, Justin has produced his own wine (www.domaineofthebee.com) from 4 hectares of vines in the Roussillon region of the South of France, near the village of Maury.