Jonathan Kinns

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Jonathan Kinns, judge on the DWWA Rhône panel in 2010

Jonathan Kinns has been in the wine trade for 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 from Bristol University he studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute and Contemporary Dance at the Laban Centre; he also won the Rhone Prize in the WSET Diploma. He spent a long period with Michael Druitt Wines in a buying and sales role; but for the past 14 years he has had his own agency and importing business: Winegrowers Direct. Selling wines from all regions of France; with an emphasis on the Rhône and Spain.

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