One of the highlights of Jones’s 2015 was a summer trip to Champagne and Burgundy: ‘We were lucky enough to spend time exploring the local vineyards and sampling their produce.’
The only things the markets have been fermenting are hope and fear, with no steady momentum seemingly coming from anywhere.
‘Clients have understandably been a little concerned at times, but this is where our strong relationship has helped to provide reassurance,’ he says, adding: ‘I think my friendly and approachable nature helps.’
He also notes the importance of remaining ‘calm and organised’ when the markets are definitely quite the opposite.
He’s also noted that the group’s portfolio offering has ‘protected clients from some of the worst of the falls’.