Uncork a huge selection of diverse wines dedicated to the independent sector.



At SITT Spring Manchester. award winning wine writer, speaker, publisher and consultant, Simon Woods, will lead a whistle-stop tour of some of the exhibitors ‘top picks in a series of exclusive wine walks. 

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Simon Woods
Wine Writer, Speaker, Publisher, Consultant
Monday 27th February 2017, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

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Simon Woods gave up life as an electronics design engineer in 1988 to indulge his two hobbies, wine and writing. Since then, he has been co-coordinator of the annual International Wine Challenge, columnist for The Financial Times ‘The Business’ magazine, five-times editor of the annual Which? Wine Guide, and a judge at wine competitions on four continents. He was voted International Online Wine Columnist of the Year prize at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards 2010 for his videos and writing on www.simonwoods.com. His books include ‘The World’s Shortest Wine Book,’ described by the Independent as ‘just about the best introduction to wine available’ and the award-winning ‘I Don’t Know Much About Wine But I Know What I Like.’ His relaxed and humorous style also makes him an in-demand presenter of talks and tastings on a wide variety of wine topics. When he’s not visiting vineyards or hosting tastings, he can be found at home in Saddleworth in the north of England with his wife & two children.

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