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Linda Jotham MW

Linda Jotham MW

Became an MW 2001

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality British

Languages English, French, German


Linda Jotham became a Master of Wine in 2001, being awarded the Bollinger Medal for Excellence in Wine Tasting and the Tim Derouet Memorial Foundation Award as best overall candidate. After a period working for Mentzendorff, a major UK wine importer, she now runs her own business, offering wine education, cellar consultancy and related services to individuals and corporate businesses. Prior to pursuing a career in wine, Linda practised law in the City of London and in international commerce. She is a law and languages graduate of Cambridge University, and is a part-time university lecturer in Legal Practice and Education. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds an MA (Distinction) in Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education.

Industry sector(s): Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine styles: Champagne, Still wines

Wine region expertise: South America, France, Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Tuscany, Washington, Oregon

Specialisms: Marketing wine, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, Wine and health, Wine labels, Wine laws and regulations, Wine judging