Tim Robertson is the founder of this company. Here we focus on the history and how Robertson Wine Tours (RWT) came about:
Tim was introduced to fine wines in 1988 when he worked for Sakagura Wine and Liquor, part of the Intercontinental Group in Hong Kong. Tim was responsible for selling their collection of the Bordeaux and Burgundy and new world wines, arguably the best collection in Asia at that time. After completing his studies in Economics and Business he embarked on a career in investment banking (Fidelity Investments, Schroder’s and Credit Suisse First Boston). He left finance to inaugurate Robertson Wine Tours in 2002.
Over the Years RWT have worked closely with Lufthansa, Jetsetter and Secret Escapes on group tours and promotions. Frommer’s, Lonely Planet, TimeOut, Bradt guides, Condé Nast Travel, LAN have all written favourably about RWT. Business is predominantly conducted on referrals and reputation.
SardiniaRobertson’s Wine Tours did it yet again for us on our most recent wine pilgrimage. Having toured with them several times including Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Sicily and Piedmonte, we knew we were in safe hands when we decided to let them plan our tour of the Sardinian Cantinas. Once we...Penelope and James Shackelford
Friuli, Slovenia and CroatiaWho ever thought that die-hard, full-bodied red wine lovers would find happiness in Friuli? Who knew of the Malvasia, Ribolla Gialla or Friuliano grapes? Who ever heard of macerating white wine? Thank goodness for us that RWT knew us, our tastes, and how to introduce us to this new tasting experience. Our third RWT...Margo Newman and Bruce Brymer
UC Davis comes to discover SardiniaRobertson’s Wine Tours did it yet again for us on our most recent wine pilgrimage. Having toured with them several times including Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Sicily and Piedmonte, we knew we were in safe hands when we decided to let them plan our tour of the Sardinian Cantinas. Once we...Prof James F and Penelope Shackelford.
Awestruck by Robertson Wine Tours in Puglia and BasilicataTheir Passion--Our Fortune! The dilemma: How to do justice to the experience provided by Robertson Wine Tours while not sounding awestruck. The experienced traveler may be tempted to discount superlatives. There are plenty of glowing reviews about RWTs online. I won't try to outdo them. Instead I'll try to focus on what...Carlos A. Rivera, M.D.
Basilicata and Puglia Food and Wine Experience. 10th Wedding Anniversary.Tim and Cristian, We made it back safe and sound to our three lovely little girls. They were all so excited to see us that it made leaving Italy much easier to bear. Shelley and I had the greatest trip we could have imagined. Your planning and attention to detail simply...John and Shelly Mossman