James Button

Associate Regional Editor - Northern Italy, Loire, Alsace & Champagne

James Button is Decanter’s regional editor for Italy, responsible for all of Decanter's Italian content in print and online,

Like many others, he started his wine career at Majestic Wine, giving him a strong grounding in the subject before successfully completing the WSET Level 4 Diploma in 2010. From 2014 to 2016 he managed the fine wine department of a startup wine company in London, before joining Decanter as digital sub-editor.

Outside of wine, James enjoys cooking, skiing, playing guitar, producing, and cycling.