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DWWA judge profile: Adam Bruntlett

Adam Bruntlett is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2021.

Adam Bruntlett

Having studied French and German, Adam Bruntlett’s career in wine began – after a very brief foray into teaching – in 2008 with Majestic Wine, working for two years in their retail stores in the North and Midlands.

He then took up a position in buying and sales at fine wine importer Richards Walford, working firstly under Richard Kelley MW on the Loire and then Roy Richards on Burgundy.

With the sale of Richards Walford to Berry Bros & Rudd in 2012, he moved to BBR’s agency and wholesale division, Fields, Morris & Verdin as the buyer for Loire and Burgundy.

From 2015, he has worked alongside Jasper Morris MW as Burgundy buyer for BBR and FMV, taking sole charge in July 2017. He is now responsible for buying Burgundy (including Chablis and Beaujolais), Loire, Jura and Savoie for the BBR group.

He passed the WSET Diploma in 2012 and is currently studying for the MW.

Follow Adam on Twitter: @adambruntlett

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