Decanter Man of the Year

The Decanter Man of the Year awards recognises and celebrates an individual who has made a significant contribution to the world of wine.

Each winner is carefully selected by a panel of judges made up of key wine figures from around the world.

The annual awards, which first started in 1984, have praised individuals including Marchese Piero Antinori, Michael Broadbent MW, Paul Draper, Hugh Johnson OBE, Jean-Michel Cazes and most recently, the 26th and 2012 winner, Paul Symington.

Paul Symington, Decanter Man of the Year 2012

Decanter Man of the Year anniversary dinner 2014

Decanter Man of the Year 30th Anniversary dinner

24th January 2014

See pictures from inside a special dinner to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Decanter Man of the Year Award. Hosted by Serge Hochar, the first to accept the award in 1984, a selection of...

Gerard Basset, Decanter Man of the Year dinner 2013

Decanter Man of the Year presentation 2013

10th May 2013

See a selection of photos from this year's Decanter Man of the Year presentation honouring Gerard Basset, Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, OBE and hotelier in front of family, friends and...