Twenty quick questions…Kevin McGuinness

with Kevin McGuinness All Ireland sales manager, United Wine Merchants
with Kevin McGuinness All Ireland sales manager, United Wine Merchants

United Wine Merchants All Ireland sales manager, Kevin McGuinness reveals what makes him tick, by answering ShelfLife's rapid-fire questions



18 November 2011

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1  Do you breakfast or ‘deskfast’ in the mornings?
I “carfast” with  fresh fruit, usually bananas, apples and grapes

2  How do you get to work?
By car and music

3  Favourite time of the day?
First thing in the morning after a refreshing shower

4  Best ad on telly?
Hughes Insurance ads

5  Worst ad on telly?
Halifax ads

6  Best new product?
New to me anyway, anti-freeze for your home heating system. I wish I had known there was such a thing last Christmas.

7  How do you get your news; print or web?
Print and radio

8  Favourite grocery shop?
Joyces in Galway

9  International product you would like to see available in Ireland?
Drive through off-sales

10   Facebook or Twitter?
Face to face

11   Favourite website?
Hogan Stand

12   Favourite politician?
Nelson Mandela for sure

13   Most annoying public figure?
Frank Mitchell from UTV weather watch definitely gets this prize

14   Biggest fear?
Any of our three children dying before me

15   Greatest achievement to date?
Becoming a father

16   Favourite quote?
“I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep” (Robert Frost)

17   Cash or card?
Definitely cash as you know what you really have in your pocket

18   Pop or rock?
Rock and favourite artists would be Van Morrison and Jackson Browne   

19   What’s the best thing about living in Ireland?
Our fantastic attitude to life where we generally see the bright side, even in the face of adversity

20   What’s the last compliment you received?
Don’t know if it’s a compliment or not but I was told by two ladies in a sandwich shop yesterday that I looked like Pat Kenny (Only much younger!)



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