Simon Reilly

Decanter, Wine Writer

Simon Reilly is a wine writer based in London. His blog,, was a finalist for the wine reporter award at the 2017 Millésima Blog Awards. He was also shortlisted for the emerging writer category of the 2017 Louis Roederer International Wine Writer’s Awards. Aside from Decanter, he contributes to Jancis Robinson and is part of the small team of writers who producer Root + Bone magazine. He trained as a chartered accountant and worked in finance for 20 years. Applying this knowledge to the wine world, he often covers the business side of things – such as the impact of Brexit.