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.
TESTIMONIAL 7 Nights wine Touring Piedmont ItalyHi Tim, As I said earlier the whole trip and experience was great. Our guide and driver excellent. Guide very knowledgeable about the area , as well as other areas and countries production. And pleasant company. Informative about culture and history etc,,, Great hotels (Villas) and choice of restaurants. And great food...Lyle & Anne Micheli
Basilicata and Puglia Food and Wine Experience with Jetsetter Dear Tim, Lynn and I just wanted to take a moment to tell you how very much we have enjoyed recounting with friends and colleagues just how wonderful your wine and food tour of Puglia was for us. As you know, much of my motivation was professional since I import wines from...Bob Stevens Penn Cove Wine Company
Fantastic!! Suzanne and I had a wonderful time on our GC WS tour of Sicily. Thank you for your professionalism in setting it up and managing the bumps along the way. We appreciated the "upgrade" for our room at Villa Athena. Dionisio (was an outstanding tour guide! )In our opinion, the... Peter & Suzanne Grinnell Morris
Italian Wine touring with plenty of running activities Italian Wine touring with plenty of running activities Italian Wine touring with plenty of running activities Tim, Cris, Thank you for a wonderful Italy experience! We can't say enough good things about the people, wine, food and sights. It was very nice to meet you both. We truly enjoyed wine tasting, at your...Winnie & Kyle Fukuda.
BASILICATA AND PUGLIA. Exclusive tour with highlights of the region When reading a review it's often difficult to associate that persons view with your own standards. So with that I give you perspective .. I am considered "High Maintenance" by my closest friends. It's true...I have very high expectations of service providers. I have no problem asking people to stretch...D. Smithson.