Lay & Wheeler

Whether you’d like a great bottle of wine for a special occasion, advice starting a collection or help selling a case or two to make room in your cellar, Lay & Wheeler is the right place.  Our friendly, knowledgeable wine advisors can help you learn about, acquire, store, sell and enjoy great wines.

We love great wine, and we love to share this joy with our customers. We’ve been discovering and sharing these wines for over 160 years, and we look forward to doing so with you for years to come.

The knowledge and passion for wine alongside the commitment to deliver the best possible service to our clients have remained constant since our 19th century beginnings.

Meet our Team

Katy Andersen - Managing Director

Katy Andersen

Managing Director

Katy joined Lay & Wheeler in early 2016 after working at the startups onefinestay and US-based Lot18. Prior to completing an MBA at Harvard Business School, she studied cheese for a year in Italy as a Fulbright Scholar. She recently completed the WSET Level 4 Diploma programme.

David Payne - Head of Sales

David Payne

Head of Sales

David’s  passion for fine wine began at Chatsworth House where he was butler to the 11th Duke of Devonshire and Deborah Mitford, the then Duchess and their family. Having served wine to people such as Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, he took this excellent apprenticeship to London where he began a 24 year career in both retail and direct wine sales. Having sold wines in Spain, Italy, Germany, China, Hong Kong and South Africa, he joined Lay & Wheeler in the spring of 2016 to head up the sales and customer service teams.

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