Matthieu Longuère MS is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Matthieu Longuère MS

Matthieu Longuère MS is originally from Bordeaux and studied catering at college for six years before coming to England in 1994. Since then he has worked as head sommelier at Lucknam Park near Bath, Hotel du Vin in Bristol, and La Trompette in Chiswick, where he won various UK awards for his wine lists.

He is currently Le Cordon Bleu’s Wine Development Manager at their school in London, where he has developed and is teaching on their own Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy, and Management.

In 2000, Matthieu won the UK Sommelier of the Year Competition Trophée Ruinart, and he represented the UK as a semi-finalist in the Best Sommelier of Europe competition in 2010. Matthieu, who became a Master Sommelier in 2005, speaks French, Spanish, English and basic Swedish, and has a particular interest in Portuguese and Spanish wines.

Matthieu Longuère MS was first a DWWA judge in 2004.

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