James Button

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

James Button is Decanter’s associate regional editor for Northern Italy, Loire, Alsace & Champagne.

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 set up and managed the fine wine department of a startup wine company in London, before joining Decanter in a new role as digital sub-editor, helping to develop the Decanter Premium offering and further pursuing his passion for wine.

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