The owner of HOPE Wines, Toby Hope, has been in the wine trade for over 20 years. He has always had a passion for France and it's many wine regions, and of course tasting the wines and champagnes. As a restauranteur and wine connoisseur he has built an expert knowledge over the years and has been a member of the Champagne Academy since 2005. He spent many years working in the Loire, Rhone Valley, Burgundy and Bordeaux to name but a few, and has particularly enjoyed working with the smaller prodcures in the South Bergerac, Buzet, Madiran, Cahors, Gaillac areas because it is from these areas where the most interesting and distinctive wines are produced. Click here to find out more.