John Salvi MW

John Salvi MW

Date an MW: 1970
Based in: France
Profession: Journalist

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    "I remember drinking so much sherry (Williams and Humbert Dos Cortados) during the exam in 1970 that there was not enough for the other examinees to taste."

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    Represents Great Britain in the International Union of Oenologists and on the Committee of Experts of the OIV.

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    Writer for International Wine Reviews.


Retired in 1997 after 40 years in the wine trade drinking every great bottle from every great vintage and eating my way round the world many times. Also wrote a serious treatise of the development of the palate related to age and experience.