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Neil Pinel

Managing Director

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I have been working at Dunell's since I was 19 years old having joined the business in 1988.

I literally began my wine business career sweeping the floor but as the years went by I gained further experience including making numerous visits to their suppliers in France, Spain and Portugal. My father was obviously happy with my work and having been appointed as manager, was able to start making new contacts within the business. I was particularly keen to connect with small family winegrowers both in Europe and the New World as well as enhance our relationships with growers in Bordeaux and Burgundy for example, tasting wines 'en primeur' so that I could recommend and offer the new vintages at the best prices.

With a fresh input I soon became instrumental in developing the business further and began making many improvements, changing the premises from cash and carry into a customer friendly retail shop and enhancing the portfolio of wines. We now have three shops, have redeveloped the Beaumont shop with its own tasting room with kitchen facilities and private boardroom and have grown the company into what you see today. We have even won National awards!

I am very proud of the company we have today and am immensely proud of the team we have.

I can be contacted via email at neil@dunells.com 

What is your role?

Directing and managing.

What are some of your interests outside work?

Family, rugby, wine and food.

If you could be served any food/dish, what would it be?

Surf & Turf.

What do you like about working for Dunell’s?

The wine, the team & the customers.

What is your most diverse achievement?

Becoming a rugby referee.

Which are your most favoured wines?

Warmer reds such as Malbec and Cabernet Franc.

What are you current favourite wines?

Here are my current most memorable wines. I like wines to be big and bold but well balanced. These fit that description...

CAKEBREAD CELLARS Chardonnay - Napa Valley, California 2021 Bottle Image
White Still Wine | America | California | 75cl


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Date Night! Sunday Roast Staff Favourite Organic
CONDADO DE HAZA '20 Aldeas' - Ribera del Duero (Tempranillo) 2018/19 Bottle - ORG Image
Red Still Wine | Spain | Ribera del Duero | 75cl


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Date Night!
CONDADO DE HAZA 'Reserva' - Ribera del Duero (Tempranillo) 2018 Bottle 15.0% Image
Red Still Wine | Spain | Ribera del Duero | 75cl


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