Demetri Walters MW is a wine educator and presenter with many years of experience selling wine, providing product training, running wine schools, and hosting corporate & private wine tasting events to groups of all sizes, all over the world. Now an independent wine consultant, Demetri held both retail and trade-orientated positions for more than 18 years with the prestigious Berry Bros. & Rudd and Fields Morris & Verdin.
His approach to presenting wine is amusing, accessible and entertaining. He is an expert at leading wine tasting events, conducting private wine tuition, providing specialist presentations at third party wine fairs and Master of Wine educational seminars, and is a seasoned international wine judge. Demetri also operates wine list training and WSET education to the restaurant, venue and airline worlds. His remit is international and involves teaching wine students, private clients, on-trade customers (pub & restaurant teams, sommeliers and corporate wholesale customers) and distributors all over the world, including in Britain & Ireland, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Much of his work is conducted online to the wine and hospitality businesses, as well as to the public.
Demetri was made a Master of Wine in 2013, his thesis for which brought him back to his formative interest in Cypriot wine as well as the ancient native grape varieties of the Hellenic World and the Levant. He is a consultant voice for numerous wine regions, particularly those of the Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern Europe, and is a regular speaker on sweet and fortified wines.