We host specialist wine events, from chairing seminars and tastings to tutoring Master of Wine students. We’ve run a wine school and education is a big part of what we do. We also work as judges – Peter chairs at the Decanter World Wine Awards and the Decanter Retailer Awards, Susie has chaired the UK Wine Awards and at the International Wine Challenge. From 2012 to 2015 we both hosted and judged The Palate, an annual nationwide search for the UK’s best amateur wine taster, and from 2011 to 2013 we set up, hosted and chaired the What Food What Wine awards. Other things we’ve judged include the André Simon Awards, Argentine Wine Awards, Louis Roederer International Writing Awards, Annual Wines of Chile Awards and Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards.

Tasting Bootcamp Weekend 2018

Winchester Guildhall, 5-7 May 2018

We’re back! After a break last year we are returning to host our eighth tasting bootcamp weekend for Master of Wine students. It’s the usual drill – three consecutive days of 12-wine mock papers in the mornings, followed by feedback in the afternoons, with optional one-on-one clinics and sessions on exam technique and strategy. We offer personal, constructive feedback based on our experiences of both passing first time (in 2009 and 2010) and both winning the IMW Outstanding Achievement Award. Please contact Rosie Bowerman to book or for more details.

UK Wine Awards
Tasting Bootcamp for MW students
Decanter World Wine Awards
International Wine Challenge