Peter Stafford-Bow, 43, is a wine and supermarket executive based in London. He has
twenty years’ experience in the international wine trade and has worked for some
of the largest retail chains in the world, in the UK and abroad. Stafford-Bow dropped
out of university to pursue a career in wine, initially running wine shops in London
before becoming a supermarket buyer, a role which sent him to every major wine-producing
country in the world. After periods living in Hong Kong and Cape Town, Stafford-Bow
returned to the UK to pursue a literary career. He lives in Kensal Rise with his
partner, a beer executive. Corkscrew is his first novel.