DWWA Rhône Judging Panel

Meet the members of the DWWA Rhône Judging Panel

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Jonathan Kinns has been in the wine trade for over 30 years, having developed an interest in wine whilst doing temporary jobs at Harveys of Bristol and a Mayfair restaurant. Following a degree in Philosophy at Bristol and studies in Art History and Contemporary Dance at the Courtauld Institute and the Laban Centre respectively, Jonathan won the Rhône Prize during his studies for the WSET Diploma. After a long period with Michael Druitt Wines in buying and sales roles, Jonathan has run his own agency and importing business, Winegrowers Direct, for the past 15 years, which sells wines from all regions of France, with an emphasis on the Rhône and Burgundy, and from Spain.