The Circle of Wine Writers welcomes applications (unless primarily involved in public relations or trade promotion) that fulfill any or all of the membership criteria:

  • Regular publication in a newspaper or magazine
  • Regular TV appearances, or regular broadcast on radio
  • Regular teaching with full membership of AWE or any similar organisation that is recognized by the committee
  • Publish or write for a dedicated wine/spirits website/blog that is considered a source of accurate and well-maintained information, in the opinion of the committee
  • Author of published book/s on wine or spirits
  • Specialist in wine and/or spirits photography
  • Publisher or editor of wine/spirits publication/s

CWW icon application formHow to apply: Obtain a proposer and a seconder from current members of the CWW. Email completed applications to: [email protected]

Applications include a summary of work with supporting scans, screenshots or links.

Applications fulfilling membership criteria will be put before the committee, every 2 months. Applications can be fast-tracked at the Membership secretary’s discretion.

When applications are approved, the CWW membership fee is payable, giving:

  • invitations to CWW tastings and social events
  • invitations to CWW wine trips, UK and worldwide
  • free subscription to Circle Update, 4 issues a year
  • benefits offered by supporters, including discounted subscriptions to wine magazines, a discount on Riedel glassware and a discount at The Wine Society