Thom Allinson - Standlake Shop Manager, Beer & Soft Drinks Buyer, Logistics
Department: Retail Staff
Telephone: 01865 301144
Job Title: Standlake Shop Manager
Role: Day to day running and increasing turnover of the Standlake shop.
Interests: Most sports (mainly football, Hockey and Rugby), traditional English ale, travelling, film, television and Tolkien.
Likes: My local, Alan Partridge, cycling, hiking, city breaks.
Dislikes: People's acceptance of long queuing in banks, drivers that have lost their indicators, lager beers without character like Fosters/Carling Black Label and rudeness.
If you could be served any food/dish what would it be? Shepherd/Cottage Pie, I’m not fussy at to what animal the mince is from.
If you were a wine which one would it be? An Argentinean Malbec - smooth yet full bodied.
What do you like about working with The Oxford Wine Company? Great people, great product, great fun.
What is your most diverse achievement? Surviving my family and turning out relatively sane/normal.
Which are your most favoured wines? Traditional style Rioja, New World Pinot Noir and White Burgundy.