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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.
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.
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!
Andrew Barrow ARPS AIWS
Photographer and writer - content creator for Spittoon.biz 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 is Editor for the award-winning quarterly magazine The World of Fine Wine.
Nicholas Belfrage MW
Jeffrey Benson AIWS
Beverley Blanning MW
Michael Broadbent MW
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 is a journalist and educator, based in Scotland, and writes a monthly feature in the Press and Journal 'Your Life' Supplement.
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.
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.