Michael Garner

Decanter Magazine, Italian Expert & DWWA Regional Chair for Northern Italy

Michael Garner has worked in the wine business for 40 years, mostly specialising in the wines of Italy. He is the co-author of Barolo: Tar and Roses, taught for the WSET for many years and is a regular contributor to Decanter. He is also co-owner of Italian Wine Specialists Tria Wines with business partner Paul Merritt. His second book: Amarone and The Fine Wines of Verona was published in 2017, and a third is on its way. Garner was first a DWWA judge in 2007.  Having judged on the Italian panels at the DWWA for a number of years, Michael Garner joined the team of Regional Chairs in 2019, heading up the Northern Italy panel.