Dror Nativ MW


Mark & Spencer


Senior Wine Buyer

Dror Nativ MW, an esteemed Senior Wine Buyer at Marks and Spencer, boasts a distinguished career marked by a profound passion for wines and a relentless pursuit of excellence. With a wealth of experience spanning various sectors within the drinks industry, Dror holds a pivotal role in shaping the wine offerings at one of the UK's most renowned retailers.

Dror's journey into the world of beverages began in the dynamic realm of hospitality, where he played a pivotal role in launching and managing Tel Aviv's premier Irish pub. It was during this formative period that his fascination with wines first took root. Subsequently, Dror honed his expertise while working at a prestigious fine wine importer in London, where he immersed himself in the nuances of wine production, distribution, and appreciation.

Throughout his career, Dror has made significant contributions to several prominent retail giants in the UK, including SPAR, Sainsbury's, and his current employer, Marks and Spencer. His role as a Senior Wine Buyer encompasses responsibility for curating an exceptional selection of wines, including Champagne & sparkling wine, England, Bordeaux, Burgundy, and South America, reflecting his deep understanding of global wine trends and consumer preferences.

Dror's commitment to advancing the English wine industry is palpable in his work, as he continuously seeks to elevate the profile of local winemakers and champion their distinctive offerings. Moreover, his dedication to promoting sustainability and ethical sourcing practices underscores his holistic approach to wine procurement. 

In addition to his role as a Senior Wine Buyer, Dror is a respected judge for prestigious wine competitions such as the IWSC. His discerning palate and comprehensive knowledge make him a sought-after expert within the industry, contributing to the recognition and celebration of excellence in winemaking on a global scale.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dror is a devoted family man, finding solace and inspiration in the company of his wife and three children. His multifaceted background, encompassing hands-on experience in hospitality and strategic leadership in retail, equips him with a unique perspective and a nuanced understanding of the ever-evolving wine landscape.

As a leader, Dror is renowned for his mentorship and coaching skills, his strategic acumen, and his ability to foster high-performing teams. His core strengths in business planning, change management, negotiation, influencing, and stakeholder management have been instrumental in driving the success of his endeavors.

In summary, Dror Nativ MW epitomizes excellence and innovation in the world of wine buying. His unwavering dedication to quality, coupled with his extensive industry experience and commitment to sustainability, positions him as a true trailblazer and a driving force for positive change within the wine industry.

Dror Nativ MW