MTM: Britt and Per Karlsson

Two Swedes living in Paris, Britt and Per Karlsson are a power couple in wine communication. They have co-authored books together, frequently publish articles and photography internationally, and offer wine education through specialist wine tours. This month their wine tour business took them to South America, where Amanda Barnes interviewed them over a glass of bubbles in Mend...
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New Member: Adrian Smith

Adrian is a fresh face in the wine and spirits industry, with a particular focus on the modern and explorative drinker. Adrian aims to create a fun and approachable mindset to wine and spirits through his interactive guides, ABC education, masterclasses and anti-snobbery approach. As the wine and spirits columnist for The Independent, alongside being at the helm of the world's...
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Txakoli comes of age

Gari Itsasmendi, Txakoli comes of age
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Pannon party puts local grapes in focus

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Why Austria is a hot bed of single-vineyard wines

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Gallery: Corton by Jon Wyand

Corton is one of the Grand Cru appellations of Burgundy, known for its outstanding white and red wines. Award-winning photographer Jon Wyand specialises in capturing Burgundy's wine regions, and in this gallery he shares some photos from the Corton AOC. In 2013 and 2014, Jon made 15 monthly visits to record the local life and work on and around the hill of Corton for his book “...
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Gallery: Winemaking by Jon Wyand

Jon Wyand is an award-winning photographer and specialises in wine and travel, with a particular focus on the Burgundy region. Here he shares an eclectic album of wine photography from the vineyard and winery. You can view more in his Burgundy web page, or on his professional portfolio.   Please respectfully note that all of these photos, and all the Circle of Wi...
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Gallery: Burgundy by Jon Wyand

Burgundy is one of the most respected wine regions in the world and photographer Jon Wyand is particularly known for his specialism in capturing the faces and places of this historic French wine appellation. Here he shares some of his portraits from Burgundy. You can view more in his Burgundy web page, or on his professional portfolio. Please respectfully note that all o...
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Timo Jokinen honoured as Grand Officier Maître Sommelier

Congratulations to Timo Jokinen for being honoured as a Grand Officier Maître Sommelier by the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Following over 30 years in the wine sector, Jokinen (aged 62) was chosen for this prestigious title, of which there are only a total of five Grand Officiers in the world. A Circle of Wine Writers member since 2005, Timo Jokinen is a wine writer, importer, edu...
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