2019

December: Article in The Buyer on IGP d’Oc

28 November to 1 December presenting Volcanic rosés at GoVolcanic, Budapest, Hungary

26 November: Masterclass presenting the wining wines of the Danube Wine Challenge 2019 with Edita Ďurčová, Bratislava, Slovakia

November: Trip to Languedoc including Foncalieu

28 October: Presenting the Blaufrankisch/Kékfrankos wines of Central Europe, London, UK

22-25 October: Judging at the 4th edition of the South Top Wine Awards, Taormina, Sicily

18 September:  Wine Scholar Guild webinar on the Rosados and Claretes of Cigales and Ribera del Duero, Spain

September: Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine Guide: Contributor for the wines of Southern France

15 August: Wine Scholar Guild Webinar on the white wines of Cassis, France

August: Interview in Forbes

August: Tasting review of Provence rosés for Decanter

30 June: Masterclass on Loess wines, Szeksárd, Hungary

23 June: Rosé masterclass for Women do Wine, Paris

June: Judging the Selection for the IGP Pays d’Oc

June: Review of IGP Pays d’Oc rosés for The Buyer

June: Member of the jury for Œnovidéo. Marseille

4-6 June: Danube Wine Challenge, Slovakia

  • masterclass on Slovakian rosés

June: Premium rosés in Decanter On Line29 May: Masterclass on Central European varieties, BraVino, Bratislava

May: Judging Coup de Coeurs de Femmes, Perpignan. Results here. Reported in Midi Libre, and

10 May: Masterclass on Maremma rosés, Maremma, Italy

3-6 April: International Rosé Championship, Kraków, president of the jury

April: Member of the jury for the Cool Climate Wines Award, Kraków

April: French co-ops going Green in The Drinks Business

18-20 March: Masterclasses at Prowein

  • Rosés d’Anjou and Cabernet d’Anjou
  • Wines of Hungary

6-11 March: Presentation at the University of La Laguna, Canary Islands and visit to La Palma

26 February: Presentation at the 3rd Rosé Wine Conference in Cigales

11-13 February: Masterclasses at Vinosud-Vinovision Paris:

  • Rosés d’Anjou and Cabernet d’Anjou
  • Can Rosé Still Surprise?

January: Review of the Rosé book by Colin Harkness

January: Review of the Rosé book by iwinereview (restricted viewing)

January: French co-operatives article for Drinks Business

21-22 January 5th International Rose Symposium, Marseille Participation in a round table discussion on future trends for rosé. Review of conference in Civilta del Bere. Written up in The Buyer, in The Grand Pastis, in  Les Echos,

January: Review of the rosé book on WineSofa by Sue Tolson