Demetri Walters MW
Became an MW 2013
Based in United Kingdom
Home country: UK
Demetri Walters MW is an independent wine consultant, wine educator and presenter, who formerly held both retail and trade-orientated positions for almost 20 years with the prestigious Berry Bros. & Rudd. He possesses many years of experience selling wine, providing product training, running wine schools, as well as hosting professional, corporate & private wine tasting events to groups of all sizes, all over the world, hosts wine shows and documentaries on television, and is a seasoned international wine judge.
Demetri was made a Master of Wine in 2013, his thesis for which brought him back to his formative interest in Cypriot wine. He is a consultant voice for numerous wine regions, particularly those of the Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern Europe, and is a regular speaker on sweet and fortified wines.
Primary area(s) of work: Communication
Industry sector(s): Sales, Agency/Importer, Off trade, On trade, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge
Wine styles: Natural, Orange wines, Sparkling wine, English sparkling wines, Sweet wines, Fortified wines, Port, Sherry, VDN, Madeira, Still rosé, Still wines
Wine region expertise: Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon, Mosel, New Zealand, Portugal, Western Cape, Bordeaux, Champagne, UK, Jerez, Italy, Israel, Sicily, California
Market expertise: New Zealand, Europe, Asia, North America, United Kingdom, China, Germany, South East Asia, South America, France, Italy, Spain, Africa
Specialisms: Cultivation of the vine, Biodynamics, Organic viticulture, Production of fortified wines, Economics of wine production, Independent retail, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, History of wine, Wine judging