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Demetri Walters MW

Demetri Walters MW

Became an MW 2013

Based in United Kingdom

Languages English


Demetri Walters MW is an independent wine consultant, wine educator and presenter, who formerly held both retail and trade-orientated positions for almost 20 years with the prestigious Berry Bros. & Rudd. He possesses many years of experience selling wine, providing product training, running wine schools, as well as hosting professional, corporate & private wine tasting events to groups of all sizes, all over the world, hosts wine shows and documentaries on television, and is a seasoned international wine judge.

Demetri was made a Master of Wine in 2013, his thesis for which brought him back to his formative interest in Cypriot wine. 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.

Primary area(s) of work: Communication

Industry sector(s): Sales, Agency/Importer, Off trade, On trade, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine styles: Natural, Orange wines, Sparkling wine, English sparkling wines, Sweet wines, Fortified wines, Port, Sherry, VDN, Madeira, Still rosé, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon, Mosel, New Zealand, Portugal, Western Cape, Bordeaux, Champagne, UK, Jerez, Italy, Israel, Sicily, California

Market expertise: New Zealand, Europe, Asia, North America, United Kingdom, China, Germany, South East Asia, South America, France, Italy, Spain, Africa

Specialisms: Cultivation of the vine, Biodynamics, Organic viticulture, Production of fortified wines, Economics of wine production, Independent retail, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, History of wine, Wine judging