Marcus is a highly experienced and widely respected fine and rare wine specialist, buyer and educator. He brings to Webb’s twenty-two years experience in the specialist wine trades of the UK, France, Australia and New Zealand.
International appointments have included retail management with Oddbins, Threshers and Sainsbury’s fine wine departments in Europe. Marcus has served as a high-end sommelier in London with viticulture and winemaking experience of the 2000 vintage in Bordeaux and Jurançon. Marcus holds an Applied Biology BSc (Hons) from Nottingham University and the Higher Certificate in Wine (WSET). He is currently completing his Diploma in Wines and Sprits (AIWS).
In 2005, Marcus relocated to Sydney furthering his endeavours with Australasia’s largest, privately-owned, direct-to-consumer wine retailer, United Cellars. Six years later, he bravely crossed the ditch & established the New Zealand division, as Director & Country Manager.
He enthusiastically heads the Rare & Fine Wines Department, utilising in-depth knowledge & top-notch advice, he provides his extraordinary clients, suppliers & wineries with exceptional service.
Head of Fine & Rare Wines
Phone + 64 9 529 5601
Mobile + 64 27 929 5601
Marshell is highly specialised in the Asian wine trading market and brings his experience as a buyer in Bordeaux, France to the Webb’s team as the Fine and Rare Wines Specialist.
With a key focus on generation X, Y, Z and millennials in the Chinese wine auction market, Marshell has skilled himself with a Bachelor of Business Studies from the University of Exter (UK) and specialised in Strategic Management and MSc Wine Management in his post graduate studies from the Burgundy Business school in Dijon. Marshell is proficient in Burgundy and Bordeaux wines and has attained a Level 2 Wine and Spirit Education Trust Certificate with Level 3 well within reach.
Throughout his studies, Marshell started his own business within wine trading and accumulated a number of customers in the Asian region. In the process, Marshall combined his knowledge with practice, focusing on the secondary market possessing strong industry analysis, research and proven sales results.
Early 2020 marked Marshell’s return to New Zealand from France. With Webb’s, he looks forward to more in-depth exploration of the world of wine, and to provide both vendors and buyers with the greatest experience and professional service.
Fine & Rare Wines Specialist
Phone + 64 22 061 5612
Mobile + 64 9 529 5600