Matt Walls is Regional Chair for the Rhône at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2018

Matt Walls

Matt Walls is an award-winning freelance wine writer, author, blogger and consultant, contributing regular articles to Decanter, Foodism,, Harpers Wine & Spirit, Imbibe and others. He publishes wine blog, for which he was named the 2015 International Wine & Spirit Competition Blogger of the Year.

His first book on wine, Drink Me, won Best Newcomer at the 2013 Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards. In addition to writing, Walls advises restaurants on wine lists, hosts tastings, trains staff, and judges at food and wine competitions. He was previously fine wines manager at Mentzendorff and set up, managed and bought wines for the flagship store of The Sampler.

Matt Walls was first a judge at the DWWA in 2013.

Follow Matt on Twitter @mattwallswine

Matt Walls

Matt Walls: DWWA 2014 judge

Matt Walls is a freelance wine writer, regularly contributing to publications such as Decanter,, Harpers Wine & Spirit and…