Based In London and Donegal, with a background in wine, food and the retail trade, Lindsay brings a broad approach to wine. Using her commercial and food knowledge, Lindsay is able to add value to wine tastings.
As a hedonist, Lindsay believes that life is too short to drink bad wine. In her view, wine is very much part of life, particularly when enjoyed with food. her style is informative and relaxed.
She is experienced in dealing with both consumers and the wine trade, having run custom-made tastings for wine clubs and local businesses and run wine stands at consumer and trade shows.
Lindsay is also a qualified tutor with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust where she lectures at all levels including Diploma. She also lectures for the Food & Wine Academy as well as judging for the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition.
Her interest in wine has taken Lindsay all over France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria and South Africa.
She also has some practical experience of grape growing and wine making, being involved in a small vineyard in South-West France in everything from grape picking to bottle labelling, and great fun it is too!
Corporate events, Club/Society tastings, Private tastings, Wine courses, Trade/Sommelier training, Public/trade wine shows, Food and wine matching, After dinner speaking, Wine tours
Tasting technique. Food and Wine Matching. France, Loire, Sherry, Port, England, South Africa
WSET Honours Diploma, winner of Honours Prize 2008. Certified Sherry Educator. Court of Master Sommeliers Certificate. South of France Certified Instructor.Degree in Education from the University of Greenwich. Principles of Winemaking, Plumpton College. National Certificate for Professional License Holders. Member of AWE, Cava & Penedès Wine Institute and Circle of Wine Writers, (CWW). Chair judge International Wine and Spirit Competition, (IWSC).