Vintage Champagne panel tasters

See our full panel tasters for our Vintage Champagne tasting.

The vintage Champagne panel tasters include (from left to right): Michael Edwards – a wine and food writer. He recently published the award-winning book The Finest Wines of Champagne. Tom Stevenson – a world-leading authority on Champagne. He is the Decanter World Wine Awards Regional Chair for Champagne. Maggie McNie MW – a lecturer for the Association of Wine Educators in the UK, Ireland and North America, specialising in Champagne. Simon Field MW – a buyer for Berry Bros & Rudd specialising in Champagne, Southern France and the Rhône. Margaret Rand – a wine writer and former editor of Wine Magazine. She contributes to Decanter, The World of Fine Wine, Imbibe, The Drinks Business and the FT. Essi Avellan MW – the first Master of Wine from Finland. A Champagne specialist and editor of FINE Champagne magazine. Antony Moss – works for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. He became director of research and development in 2008.