Having studied French and Italian at university Garech, somewhat
perversely, spent the first 5 years of his career in the wine trade
marketing and selling South African wine.
He then joined Alliance Wine as part of the Agency team, looking
after our ever-growing band of independent retailers and wholesales
the length and breadth of the country and familiarising himself
with the nation's motorways in the process!
His interest in the buying side of the business was sparked and
in 2010, he made the switch from sales in to buying and has never
looked back. Garech now manages Alliance Wine's portfolios in
Austria, italy, Spain, South Africa, Portugal, Romania, Lebanon and
Germany as well as being involved in our 'Made by Alliance'
projects in Spain and Italy.
When not travelling Europe and beyond visiting producers, or
explaning the pronunciation of his obscure name, he can often be
found fruitlessly trying to remove cat hair from his clothes or
indulging in his passion for cooking, eating and drinking -
although not necessarily in that order.
Garech lives in London with Sarah, Fin and two very hairy