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The Judges

Beverley Blanning MW

Master of Wine, Writer, Educator & Presenter

Beverley is a wine journalist, author, wine competition judge, educator and wine tour guide who has travelled and tasted extensively around the vineyards of the world. Author of Teach Yourself Wine Tasting and Biodynamics in Wine,  she is currently writing the latest book in the Classic Wine Library series, Wines of the Loire Valley (2023). She leads tastings in London and online and wine holidays for clients in Europe and South America. One of only 415 Masters of Wine worldwide, Beverley passed the notoriously tricky examinations at her first attempt and enjoys nothing more than sharing her passion for wine with others. Based in London, she spends much of her spare time enjoying rural France.