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Joe

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Joe studied wine-making in Bordeaux and has since worked as a wine buyer and consultant for a number of leading supermarket chains. He is no stranger to television with his role as Richard and Judy’s wine expert on Channel 4 as well as his own series Great Wine Walks for UKTV’s Good Food Channel.

Flamboyant and straight talking, Joe is a recipient of the coveted International Wine and Spirit Communicator of the Year Award. He has a great palate that culminated in him becoming the youngest ever International Senior Judge at The Royal Melbourne Wine Show at 29 years old. In fact, Joe judged the Royal Melbourne Wine Show in October 2013, making him the only International Senior Judge in its 130-year history to judge it 3 times. He was a Panel Chairman of the International Wine Challenge.Oz Clarke describes Joe’s tasting ability as “excellent ... with an extraordinary wine tasting repertoire”.

 

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Joe is a well-known TV face serving as Richard and Judy's wine expert (Channel 4) and is the author of the Richard & Judy Wine Guide (Harper Collins). For three years Joe also appeared as The Wright Stuff’s Wine Expert (Channel 5) guiding the viewers to the month’s best buys. He was The Terry & Gaby Show's Wine Expert, and a weekly contributor to Great Food Live, UKTV's Good Food’s live lunchtime show. His o...

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