Alexander Hunt MW

Alexander Hunt MW

Date an MW: 2010
Based in: UK

Member profile

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  • Current employer

    Berkmann Wine Cellars

  • Job title

    Group Wine Buyer

  • Work Address

    10-12 Brewery Road

  • Work City


  • Work Postcode

    N7 9NH

  • Work Country


  • Work Telephone

    020 7609 4711

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  • Country


  • Non-wine hobbies

    Music production & performance, cinema, art (particularly photography), cooking


Alex joined the wine trade as a van driver for Oddbins while studying Philosophy and Psychology at Oxford, where he captained the Varsity Blind Tasting Team. Fresh out of university, he joined London-based wine merchant Mayfair Cellars in 2000, holding both sales and buying roles. In 2006 he moved to Berkmann Wine Cellars, where he is currently Purchasing Director. Alex has contributed articles to Decanter, World of Fine Wine and The Drinks Business, and from 2012 to 2016, he wrote a regular column on taste and tasting for He is a seasoned wine judge, with experience ranging from the Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine Challenge to South Africa's Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. He now sits on the Wine Judging Committee of the IWSC.