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Christian Davis

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Geoffrey Dean

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Greg Dillon

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Heather Dougherty Dip WSET

Heather is an experienced and engaging wine writer, whose passions include Champagne, the Rhône and Loire valleys. She is a member of the AWE and an experienced judge at Decanter World Wine Awards and the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

John Downes MW

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John Ducker

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Patrick Eagar

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Michael Edwards

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Anastasia Edwards

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Richard Esling WSET

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Sarah Jane Evans

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Neil Fairlamb MTh

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Joe Fattorini

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Christopher Fielden

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 Franks

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.

Andrea Frost

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Tina Gellie

Decanter’s associate editor has worked for the brand since 2008. An awarded writer and editor, Tina started in wine publishing in 2003, winning several scholarships in passing the WSET Diploma. She was previously a newspaper journalist in London and Australia.

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.

Caroline Gilby MW

My particular passion is the fascinating wines of Central and Eastern Europe, with a bit of wine science for good measure. I’m a freelance writer, speaker and judge, and currently working on a book on Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova.

 

Keith Grainger

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Patricia Green

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 Gulliver

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.

Peter Hallgarten

Peter started life as a chemist, then joined the family Wine firm in 1958.  Special interests: German, Rhone, Burgundy and Israeli wines, creating Liqueurs and trade politics. Semi-retired, writes private blogs.  Acts as consultant on his main interests.

 

Colin Hampden-White

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Julia Harding MW

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Andrew Henderson

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Elona Hesseling

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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

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Susan Hulme MW

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Lena Inger

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Christos Ioannou

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Annabel Jackson

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.  

Julian Jeffs QC

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Cherry Jenkins

Cherry is now retired but is still a very keen purveyor of wine knowledge. There are many opportunities for enthusing young people and all ages at schools and at social events. Cherry continues her wine talks.

 

Quentin Johnson

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Hugh Johnson OBE

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Linda Johnson-Bell

Wine writer, author, conference speaker, and jury member for 23 years specialising in French, Italian & Welsh wines. As CEO of The Wine and Climate Change Institute (www.twacci.org), she also consults as a viticulture resilience & cool climate expert. Visit: www.thewinelady.com and Amazon. New book for Summer 2019: BLIND DRUNK:WATER OR WINE?

Roger Jones

Michelin Star Chef 2006 - 2018, owner of The Harrow at Little Bedwyn, Ambassador to www.cswwc.com , Judges Taittinger Sommelier of The Year,  DWWA Judge for Australia, Works with numerous wine bodies on food and wine matching. Makes wine in SA. Wine Consultant.