Vinoteca Soil, Argentina

Vinoteca Soil, located in downtown Buenos Aires, is a small wine store with a large and diverse catalogue of wines. The owners, both long time sommeliers, have selected wines including…

Museum Wines is beautifully designed with warm wood flooring and exposed brick walls providing a very cosy ambiance with a wood burner where customers can take refuge from the winter…

The New Zealand Cellar, located in Brixton, South East London (UK) specialises in selling wines from some of New Zealand’s finest vineyards. Founded in 2014 by Melanie Brown, The New…

Situated in the historical centre on the Tuscan coast, Enoteca Salebrum offers a selection of the best wines from Maremma, Tuscany and the rest of Italy. With more than 30…

Enoteca Falorni is known as the largest wine shop in Tuscany. With their wide selection of over 1000 different labels to choose from and more than 100 wines that are…

Last Thursday (20 September) saw the first Decanter Unsigned Talent Trade tasting take place at the OXO2 on the Southbank in London. Over 250 members of the wine trade, including merchants,…

Vincenzo Donatiello

Vincenzo Donatiello Vincenzo Donatiello hails from Vulture, Italy, and rose through the ranks in hospitality, developing professionally between Puglia, where he attended the hotel management school of Vieste and Romagna.…

Victoria James

Victoria James Victoria James has worked in restaurants since she was thir­teen. She fell in love with wine and when she was twenty-one became certified as a sommelier. She has…

Tim Jackson MW

Tim Jackson MW Tim Jackson MW is a wine drinker whose hobby got sufficiently out of hand when he took WSET Level 3 in 2004, got the WSET Diploma with…

Stefan Metzner

Stefan Metzner Born in Germany, Stefan Metzner is currently co-owner and educator at Das Weininstitut in Munich. He has held previous sommelier roles as well as being head of wine…

Sebastian Crowther MS

Sebastian Crowther MS Sebastian Crowther MS has been working as a sommelier for over 15 years. During this time he has gained the title of Master Sommelier, becoming only the…

Rebecca Gibb MW

Rebecca Gibb MW Having spent six years living in New Zealand, Rebecca Gibb MW has recently returned to her native north-east England. While in New Zealand, she became a Master…

Raúl Igual

Raúl Igual Since 2007, Raúl Igual has been working in his own restaurant Yain in Teruel, a beautiful town inland Spain. Before beginning his own restaurant project, in 2005 and…

Pilar Cavero

Pilar Cavero Pilar Cavero studied for her Sommelier Degree in Barcelona between 2010-2012. During those studies she started working at the 1 Michelin starred Moo Restaurant in Barcelona. This was…

Mikolaj Skrzypczak

Mikolaj Skrzypczak Originally from Poland, Mikolaj Skrzypczak started his journey with wine in 2010 when he used to manage a bar in Notting Hill. He did the WSET Advanced in…

Eugene Mlynczyk MW

Eugene Mlynczyk MW Eugene Mlynczyk MW’s love of wine began in California while studying at Stanford University, where he earned his BA in Painting and Drawing. His interest in wine…

Michaela Morris

Michaela Morris Michaela Morris is an international wine writer, educator, judge and speaker based in Vancouver, Canada, with frequent engagements in Italy. Besides writing for several Canadian publications including Taste…

Mario Meštrović

Mario Meštrović Mario is an experienced Croatian sommelier with the international A.S.I. Diploma and the Croatian Sommelier Club Diploma. He acts as commissioner for the Croatian Sommelier Club in Zagreb…

Kelli White

Kelli White Kelli White is the senior staff writer for GuildSomm. Prior to that, her work as a sommelier, first at New York City’s Veritas and then at PRESS in…

Julie Dupouy

Julie Dupouy Originally from the south west of France, Julie Dupouy has been living in Dublin since 2004. Her early career in Ireland started in one of Ireland’s most reputed…

Gennaro Buono

Gennaro Buono Gennaro Buono is currently head sommelier of the Capri Palace Group, heading up the sommelier team and wine cellars of 4 Michelin stared restaurants. Gennaro speaks 5 languages…

Gemma Crangle

Gemma Crangle Gemma Crangle’s heart belongs to the wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. She began her wine career at Wine and Spirit International Magazine and subsequently moved to a role…

Giovanni Ferlito

Giovanni Ferlito Giovanni Ferlito is head of wine and beverage at The Ritz London. An Italian and French native, Giovanni grew up in Sicily in the wine region of Etna.…

Frederic Marti

Frederic Marti Frederic Marti was born and raised in the south of France, close to Toulouse. He started as a waiter at the age of 14, working his way up…

Fred Bulmer

Fred Bulmer Following working for a couple of independent merchants in North Yorkshire, including Firth & Co and Yorkshire Vintners, Fred Bulmer joined The Wine Society in 2013. Freddy became…