Sarah Kemp

Decanter Magazine,, DWWA, DWWA & Wine Consultant

Sarah Kemp was Decanter’s managing director from 1985 to 2017, leading the re-shaping of the company for a modern media age. She was instrumental in the launch of the website,, in 2000 and its sister site, in 2012. Alongside consultant editor, Steven Spurrier, she co-founded the Decanter World Wine Awards and later created the Decanter Asia World Wine Awards. After stepping down in 2017, she has become an international consultant on strategy and communication for the wine industry.