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Roshna Ahmad

I have been a wine educator since 1992 and I run wine tastings, corporate events and food and wine dinners on a freelance basis. I also create wine lists for Shepherd Neame (leading Kent brewer) plus training their staff and hosting events.

David Alcock

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Julie Arkell

An experienced wine writer, contributing to a number of publications, from specialist magazines to popular consumer titles. She is the author of seven books and hosts consumer and corporate wine events. She is a sought-after judge at international wine competitions.

Tim Atkin MW

Wine writer, presenter, show judge and photographer who has won more than 40 awards for his work. He writes regularly for Harpers, Decanter and Gourmet Traveller Wine and publishes authoritative, in-depth reports on South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Burgundy and Rioja on his website. LRIWWA 2018 winner of the Ramos Pinto Online Communicator of the Year Award

Christine Austin

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Richard Bampfield MW

Educator rather than writer, I host wine tastings and regularly lead groups, both professionals and amateurs, on wine tours. My main writing role is to provide the wine notes for Lidl – an exercise in conciseness!

Stephen Barrett

Stephen Barrett is a long-time member of the CWW. His forays into the wine world include Customised Wine Tastings, Wine, Food and Travel Writing and hosting European Wine Tours. See website for more info plus all social media.

Andrew Barrow ARPS AIWS

Photographer and writer - content creator for one of the most visited of UK wine blogs. Concentrates on travel experiences within the wine and food arena. Currently studying an MA in Photography at Falmouth University.

Gerard Basset MS, MW, OBE

Gerard is a Sommelier, Restaurateur/hotelier, Master Sommelier and Master of Wine.  He published his first book in 2000 focussing on wine tasting designed for wine students called The Wine Experience. He opened Hotel TerraVina in Southampton in 2007 and also co-founded Hotel du Vin.

Neil Beckett

Neil is Editor for the award-winning quarterly magazine The World of Fine Wine.

Nicholas Belfrage MW

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Jeffrey Benson AIWS

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Beverley Blanning MW

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Neville Blech

Neville is co-editor of Wine Behind the Label, the award winning guide to the best producers in the world. He has also developed an App telling you whether you are getting value for money or not in a shop or a restaurant.

Douglas Blyde

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Carolyn Bosworth-Davies

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Philippe Boucheron

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Michael Broadbent MW

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Stephen Brook

Stephen Brook has been writing about wine (and other subjects) for 35 years, and has been a Contributing Editor to Decanter for 20 years. He is the author of numerous books on wine, especially on sweet wines, Bordeaux, California, Germany, and Austria.

Carol Brown

Carol is an Aberdeen based wine educator and freelance wine writer with a monthly feature in the Press and Journal. She teaches both WSET and Wine Education Service courses and hosts corporate wine entertainment events and bespoke tastings.

Jim Budd

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Kathleen Burk

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Carla Capalbo

An award-winning food and wine writer and photographer. She lived in Italy for over 20 years and has written many books about Italian wine and food. Her most recent book is Tasting Georgia a food and wine journey in the Caucasus.

Nina Caplan

LRIWWA 2018 winner of the Domaine Faiveley International Wine Book of the Year award for her recent book, The Wandering Vine: Wine, the Romans and Me

Marie Cheong-Thong

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Michelle Cherutti-Kowal

Michelle is a consultant lecturer, at WSET, specialising in Italy, regions in France and the New World. She has authored articles in trade publications, has been a wine expert at trade shows and is a Chair Judge for IWSC Wine Competition. Michelle consults to restaurants, wineries and is an ambassador for trade bodies.

Jane Clare

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Philip Clark

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Oz Clarke

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Laura Clay

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Roz Cooper

Roz began her wine career in California; in the UK she set up her own successful import business, then co-edited Decanter magazine, and Wine Times, for the Sunday Times Wine Club.  Her most recent book is The Wine Year (Merrell); she also works online and as a lecturer. 

Brian Cooper

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David Copp

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Jill Cox

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Tamlyn Currin

Tamlyn has worked for Jancis Robinson since 2009 doing an assortment of things from writing, reviewing wines and editing to answering the curiously multifarious emails that get sent to the website every day. She has earned the glamorous title of Queen of the Tasting Notes Database.