Professor Alex Maltman

Decanter Magazine, Wine Writer & Geologist

Alex Maltman is a geologist and wine enthusiast based in Wales. He is Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University. He has been a researcher and reacher in the field of the geology for over 40 years, throughout that time ha has also grown his own grape vines. His book – Vineyards, Rocks, and Soils: The Wine Lover’s Guide to Geology – combines his two life passions. He explores the connections and misconceptions about vineyard geology and the resultant wines.