Best offbeat sparkling: 15 wines to try
Discover a host of funky fizzes...
Discover a host of funky fizzes...
The drinks industry is continuing to offer its support in various ways
There are hidden gems and value picks to be found...
Jean Wareing MW is marketing manager for Alliance Wine.
Colin Thorne buys wines for London’s Vagabond Wines group of wine shops and bars.
Wine speaker, educator and writer, Ying Hsien Tan MW qualified as the first Singaporean Master of Wine in 2015.
Saša Špiranec is a journalist and wine writer. He has a wine column which is published every Sunday in the Croatian daily newspaper Jutarnji list and has written several wine books.
Julia Sewell was, until recently, Wine Manager at Hide Restaurant in Mayfair and is now pursuing her own project focusing on wine education.
Rostislav Petrov is Buyer at Clos&Cru, where he is responsible for increasing and developing the company’s wine selection. He has also been working on a project to create a ground-breaking media-led ecommerce platform, which aims to be the new fine wine experience for all.
Valentin Radosav is Learning and Development Manager for Conrad St James Hotel in London.
Lionel Periner is Head Sommelier at Adnams in Birmingham.
Corinne Mui is an award-winning wine & sake educator and writer based in Hong Kong. She has been the Wine Ambassador for Wine Australia in Asia for over 10 years.
Matteo Montone MS has won several accolades over the years - in 2019, he was awarded Chaine Des Rotisseurs Best Young Sommelier in the World, Chaine Des Rotisseurs UK Young Sommelier of the Year as well as GQ Best Sommelier.
Peter Mitchell MW is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) and is a Wine Director at Jeroboams Group.
Eduardo Milan is Wine Editor of ADEGA Magazine and a member of the tasting team of Patricio Tapia’s Descorchados Guide, in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil.
Victoria Mason is a Wine Buyer for Waitrose. She was awarded the Wines from Spain prize for outstanding WSET Diploma results in 2018.
Ken Man, Fine Wine Specialist at Ginsberg+Chan, is a new judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2022.
Igor Luković is a wine critic, writer, journalist and a certified sommelier from Serbia. He is Editor in Chief at “Vino & Fino” magazine.
Devon Lochhead, DGB Regional Manager for Asia, is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Jeremy Lithgow MW is Head of Wine for Amathus Drinks, a UK based importer and distributor of wines and spirits from across the globe.
Regine Lee MW is Head of Operations at Liberty Wines. She is a co-founder of Women in Wine London, a trade-networking group which organises events and provide a forum to discuss industry developments.
Élyse Lambert MS splits her time as a consultant sommelier and as a columnist for Radio-Canada and the Journal de Montréal. She was the first Quebecer to become a Master Sommelier.
Marcus Lai, Managing Partner at Asia Wine Cellar, is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2022.
Sonal Holland MW, India's first and only Master of Wine, is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards. She is an award-winning media broadcaster and speaker.
Daisuke Kawai, Director and Chief Sommelier at La Terre, a luxury wine bar in Singapore, is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Andres Ituarte is Group Head Sommelier for Tamarind collection.
Fiona Hayes has recently co-founded a wine subscription and consultancy business Grape & Nectar, and is currently studying on the Master of Wine programme.
Agnes Herczeg runs her own wine consultant company, and is currently consulting for Lidl Hungary, and several Hungarian and foreign wineries. She is the head of the wine tourism advisor postgraduate programme and WSET programme at the Budapest Metropolitan University.
Georgina Haughton is a wine buyer for Sainbury's, responsible for the buying and selling strategy of Sainsbury’s Premium Wine.
Tim Hall writes about Champagne, founded Scala School of Wine in London and imports high quality small estates Champagne to the UK.