DWWA UK Judging Panel

Meet the members of the DWWA UK Judging Panel

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Richard Hemming started working in wine retail in 2001. After completing the WSET Diploma in 2007, he went to McLaren Vale and survived the 2008 vintage as a cellar hand. While there, he started writing about his experiences for www.JancisRobinson.com and now writes articles and tasting notes for the site every week. Richard is also drinks writer for Sainsbury’s Magazine and has been published by Decanter, The Drinks Business, Harpers Wine & Spirit, and The World of Fine Wine. Alongside writing, Richard tutors for the London Wine Academy and runs wine dinners at the Bull & Last in Highgate. He has also worked as a viticultural assistant for Gusbourne Estate in Kent and offers cellar consultation services to private clients. Richard was runner-up for the Young Wine Writer Award in 2007 and 2008, and shortlisted for the Louis Roederer Emerging Wine Writer Award 2010. He is currently completing his MW.