Nicolas Guérin
Nicolas GuérinManaging Director
Born in Provence, Nicolas studied business law and specialised in the wine industry from Bordeaux University. When he moved to London as a fresh grad, he joined Fine+Rare Wines Ltd to quickly become Head of European Trade Sales there before setting up Wine Invest Ltd. Passionate about fine wine, Nicolas is always looking for new challenges and he is tirelessly working on improving Wine Invest customers experience. When he’s not hunting for great wines, Nicolas loves to hike and run in the Alpilles in South of France.

Genevieve Smith
Genevieve SmithUK Operations Manager
Born in Florence and raised in Tuscany until she was 7, Gen has a deep passion for wines and cooking. She joined the wine trade 10 years ago and worked for Marc Fine Wines, Premier Cru then Renaissance Vintners before joining Wine Invest. Coche-Dury Meursault 1999 and Petrus 2000 have so far been up there in her all-time drinking highlights!

Gabriel Chisese
Gabriel ChiseseFinancial Manager
BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from University of Wales Cardiff and ACCA qualified. Originally working in Banking before joining Farr Vintners were he became FC and spent a stellar 6 years falling in love with the wine industry. Gabriel loves adventure travel and sailing having started in the Med at the age of 12 progressing to Peru, Pitcairn Island, Mangareva. Nowadays preferably drinking a nice Burgundy’ while doing so.
Alex Roberston
Alex RoberstonSenior Private Client Sales Manager
Alex has over 14 years’ experience in the wine trade working at a number of significant merchants, most recently at Bancroft Wines and Armit Wines before joining Wine Invest in November 2018. Over the years he has built a loyal following of private clients whom he enjoys tasting with and advising on their collections. With particular enthusiasm for classic French and Italian regions he often organises cycling trips abroad to balance his thirst for gastronomy and outdoor adventure. When Alex is not dealing in wine, he can be found enjoying countryside pursuits, experimenting on his big green egg BBQ and more recently enjoying the adventure of fatherhood.
Toby Herbertson
Toby HerbertsonSenior Trade & Private Client Sales
Having worked in the business for nearly twenty years, Toby is well experienced with most aspects of the trade.
Whether it be sourcing and purchasing great wines, advising clients on their portfolios, seeking out new producers and domaines, it is this variety of roles that makes the job so enjoyable.
A firm supporter of all wine regions, Toby is an ardent believer that the skill, dedication and enthusiasm of a producer means there are always new wines to discover.
That said there is always time for a glass of something good from the classic regions of Europe.
Outside of work, Toby is a keen runner and swimmer, having departed London for the south coast of England several years ago.
Federica Compostella
Federica CompostellaLogistics Coordinator
Originally from Italy, Federica has lived and worked in London for more than 20 years. She has an extensive experience within the Supply Chain function in the Fine Wine Industry. Federica loves drinking and tasting different wines especially Burgundy and Champagne. Outside work, Federica enjoys being a mother, hiking in the Brenta Dolomites and walking along the river Thames with her family.