Demetri Walters MW
Became an MW 2013
Based in United Kingdom
Home city: London
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 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 is a regular speaker on sweet and fortified wines.
Primary area(s) of work: Communication
Industry sector(s): Agency/Importer, Consultant, Educator, Off trade, On trade, Sales, Wine judge
Wine styles: Aszú, Dry wines, English sparkling wines, Fine and rare wines, Fortified wines, Madeira, Marsala, Natural, Orange wines, Port, Sherry, Sparkling wine, Still red, Still rosé, Still white, Still wines, Sweet wines, Tokaji, VDN
Wine region expertise: Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Champagne, Cyprus, Douro, Eastern Europe, England, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jerez, Lebanon, Mosel, New Zealand, Portugal, Sicily, UK, USA, Western Cape
Market expertise: Africa, Asia, England, Europe, France, Italy, South East Asia, UAE, United Kingdom
Specialisms: Biodynamics, Cultivation of the vine, Organic viticulture, Economics of wine production, Production of fortified wines, Sensory evaluation , Airlines, Broadcasting, Education, Events, Food and wine pairing, History of wine, HORECA, Independent retail, Motivation, Events, Restaurant wines, Supplier/customer relationships, Training, Wine tourism, Wine judging