Maxim Kashirin

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Geography: Russia & CIS countries

Maxim Kashirin is the founder and president of Simple, the vice-president of "OPORA of Russia".

In 1994, he founded Simple, which started importing wines and strong spirits. For 22 years the company has gathered one of the most impressive portfolios in Europe: more than 4000 names of wines, strong alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, glasses and accessories. Simple wines are presented in key retail chains and leading restaurants in Russia. To provide the full range of wine services, the company created a department for working with private and corporate clients, the project to create wine cellars Simple Cellars, a portfolio of rare Simple Collection wines, the service of buying wine futures En Primeur, the Simple Wine Wine Network and the gastronomic wine bar Grand Cru.

These and other unique features of Simple have formed the image of an expert company of the Russian wine market. Within the Simple group of companies Maxim Kashirin launched a number of educational projects to revive the wine culture of Russia: the wine school "Enotria", the publishing house Simple Wine News, the travel agency Simple Travel.