DWWA 2013 Languedoc-Roussillon Judging Panel
Vincent Gasnier MS was born in 1974 in the Loire wine country, and trained in some of the best restaurants in Paris before moving to the UK. In 1996, Vincent joined the staff of the newly-opened Hotel du Vin in Winchester and found himself receiving many awards for his work, including UK Sommelier of the Year 1997. Since 2000 he has been Managing Director of his own wine consultancy company, VincentGasnier.co.uk, and is a Wine Buyer and Sommelier for many hotels and restaurants, as well as managing cellars for private clients, hosting events and appearing on TV shows. Vincent’s books include Drinks (Dorling Kindersley 2005) and How to Choose Wine (Dorling Kindersley 2006).