Heather Dougherty Dip WSET
John Downes MW
Christopher Fielden has spent more that sixty years in the world of wine travelling everywhere from Albania to Zambia. He has had sixteen books published on a broad range of wine related subjects, which reflect his zeal for the product.
Vivienne teaches people to enjoy wine by running courses and tastings. She loves sharing her knowledge of wine and gains pleasure in taking people on wine tours and watching them grow in confidence and appreciate the world of wine.
Rosemary George MW
Rosemary has been writing about wine for over thirty years. Her specialist and favourite subjects are Chablis, Tuscany, New Zealand and the south of France. Her last published book was The wines of Faugères and she is currently working on The wines of the Languedoc and also writes a blog on the region.
Patty has been an enthusiastic wine communicator for over 20 years; presenting engaging tasting experiences for consumers and corporate clients and providing wine & spirit training for the hospitality industry. She also create wine menus for several bars and restaurants.
Trevor is a commentator, a winemaker and importer writing regularly across various media. He is most noted for his St. John restaurants, their bakery and wine business. Their winery is in La Liviniere en Minervois. He travels widely speaking on wine and restaurants and regularly hosts public wine events.
Julia Harding MW
Paul Howard MBA
Paul is an independent freelance writer on wine, food and travel, a wine judge and educator. He travels regularly in Europe, particularly in Italy. Paul is the acknowledged expert in the how new Blockchain technology will transform the wine industry, from grape to glass. He’s the first wine writer to write and speak on this.
Natasha Hughes MW
Annabel has 25 years' experience in the industry, across writing, events, PR and marketing, and education; working in Hong Kong, Macau and the UK. Formerly a full-time wine lecturer at Plumpton College. Holds an MA in Anthropology of Food.