Who We Are

Who We Are

Brewmaster, Winemaker and trained strategist. Just a few of the many skills Mark Simpson, founder of the Artisan Group, brings to you. Fine food, drink, culture and the outdoors are the lifeblood of Mark's daily life and it is that passion and expertise that will guide the Artisan Group in uncorking your company's full potential.

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Our Company Offers...

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A Message from the Owner

  • Over 20 years experience
  • An award winning portfolio of recipes
  • An extensive network of industry contacts
  • In-depth international experience
  • Research and development specialists for foods and beverages
  • Great brand building skills
  • Strategic planning expertise
  • Unsurpassed technical skills
  • Excellent references
  • A passion for quality and excellence

Read our Success Stories

The essence of our service is to enable small and medium sized businesses to achieve their business goals, quickly, efficiently and with style and quality as key benchmarks.

Our experience in wine and beer business is founded on deep experience in the science and technology of beverage processing. We deliver world class recipes, processes and strategies to help your business flourish.  We have the right network of associates and contacts to handle multi disciplinary or complex assignments and the project management savvy to bring projects home on time and on budget. Through a relentless focus on listening to your needs and delivering solutions that match the culture and climate of your business, Artisan Group will consistently provide excellent value and exceed your expectations.

"I have spent my entire career in winemaking and brewing and I am lucky enough to have found my calling in life. 'Crafting excellence in a glass' is the essence of my work, and it's so much fun it hardly seems like a job.

My career history has allowed me to gain extensive experience in product development, supply chain and purchasing, quality assurance, public relations and marketing. I have been lucky enough to work with extremely talented and creative people from around the world and I bring this extensive network into play for you at key junctures in business ventures. I bring a balanced and thorough approach to problem solving that brings the best out of people. 

I am skilled at recipe and process design for foods and beverages and possess a keen insight into the successful branding and marketing of new products. I take a team based approach to help you achieve your creative and business goals. We look forward to working with you!"

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