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Meet the gang

The Wine Gang brings together four of the UK's most renowned wine experts.

Joanna Simon

Jo is House & Garden's online wine expert, the training for which included 22 years as wine correspondent of The Sunday Times, presenting a BBC Radio 4 series, being editor of two wine magazines and winning various writing awards.

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Anthony Rose

Anthony is a regular contributor to a number of international wine magazines. He chairs major wine competition panels and co-chairs the International Sake Challenge in Tokyo. In a previous life he was a solicitor but decided it was time to get a steady job.

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Sam Caporn MW

Sam has been in the wine trade for over twenty years and travelled the world extensively, buying and blending wines. In 2011 she became a Master of Wine and was delighted to win the prestigious Madame Bollinger Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Practical Paper. She has her own wine consultancy business; The Mistress of Wine. She loves tasting and talking about wine and is a judge, wine presenter on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, consultant and host for corporate wine tastings.

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David Williams

David is the wine correspondent of The Observer, the deputy editor of The World of Fine Wine, and a columnist at The Wine Merchant, as well as being a regular contributor to titles including The Guardian, Restaurant Magazine, Imbibe and New Zealand's Wine magazine.

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