Dee Blackstock MW

Dee Blackstock MW

Date an MW: 1992
Based in: UK
Profession: Retail, Wine Buyer

Biography

Joined the wine trade in 1984 with Gerard Harris Fine Wines Ltd (retail side of The Bell Inn, Aston Clinton). In 1991 I joined Waitrose PLC (the food division of John Lewis PLC) where I was a Wine Buyer until 2013 - areas of responsibility during this time included: Champagne, all sparkling wine, New Zealand, Australia, Burgundy, Rhone, South of France, Germany, South Africa. Now a freelance consultant, I am currently a member of the Government Wine Committee, judge at the IWSC and Decanter World Wine Awards and part of the regular tasting panel for a consumer Wine App.