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John Atkinson MW

John Atkinson MW

Became an MW 1999

Based in United Kingdom

Legal before joining the wine trade in the 90s.

Hydrology and wine quality. Author of several papers, most recently with British Geological Survey.

Viticulture and winemaking in cool climates.

Wine styles: Champagne, English sparkling wines, Still red, Still white

Wine region expertise: Burgundy, Champagne

Specialisms: Cultivation of the vine, Environmental impacts, Establishment of vineyards, Factors affecting grape growing, Structure and composition of grapes, Economics of wine production, Maturation and blending, Elevage / maturation, Brand protection, Wine judging