Europe: Countries A-G
Jochen is a wine lecturer and journalist following years in academia, international civil service and being a wine tour leader. Also a judge at wine & spirits competitions worldwide and an occasional a wine consultant. He is a member of the Cruise Lecturers Association (CLA).
Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW
Fiona Morrison MW
A freelance wine writer and winner of the James Beard Award and Prix Lanson for her writing and has written several wine books. Over thirty years’ experience in the trade in the USA and Europe she runs three Bordeaux domains: Le Pin, L’IF and L’Hêtre.
René Langdahl Jørgensen
I am wine editor at Danish magazine gastro and have contributed through 12 years. I also contribute to the magazine of Danish Sommelier Association. I teach at the Danish Wine Academy, where my subjects are New World, especially California.
Thomas is editor and owner of the printed wine magazine DinVinGuide and spirits magazine Whisky & Rom. Also responsible for a number of the largest wine and spirit fairs in Denmark. Finally, teaching at WSET in Copenhagen.
Britt Karlsson is a Paris-based wine writer, author lecturer and wine judge. She publishes the online magazine BKWine Magazine and contributes to Forbes.com, and is author of nine wine books. She also co-runs the wine tour company BKWine Tours.
Per Karlsson is a Paris-based wine writer and wine photographer. He publishes the online magazine BKWine Magazine and contributes to Forbes.com, and is co-author and photographer of nine wine books. He also co-runs the wine tour company BKWine Tours.
James Lawther MW
Bordeaux based for 30 years Wendy is a wine trade educator and guide. She published 'Bordeaux Bootcamp' in 2015 and recently 'The Drinking Woman's Diet'. She shares news of her wine travels on her blog and other wine tourism sites.
John Salvi MW
Frank Kämmer MS
Author of numerous books about wine and spirits. Contributor to Germany’s Vinum Weinguide and to publications such as Feinschmecker, Weinwisser, and Sommelier. He is Formateur Officiel des Vins de Bourgogne of the BIVB and has a broad reputation as a lecturer for sommeliers and hospitality students.
Joel B. Payne