Joel Butler MW

Joel Butler MW

Date an MW: 1990
Based in: USA
Profession: Wine Educator

Member profile

  • Website
  • Email Joel Butler MW at home
  • Mobile phone

    +1 510 918 3858

  • Current employer

    World of Wines, Redmond

  • Work Address

    16701 Cleveland St

  • Work City


  • Work Postcode


  • Work Country


  • Work Telephone

    +1 4258699463

  • Country


  • Non-wine hobbies

    Photography, SW Indian Art, Historical studies, Ancient Wine


1st US resident MW. B.A. and M.A. degrees Stanford and University of Colorado. In US Wine industry for 44 years, involved in all facets: Retail, wholesale, import, and restaurant wine-buying, journalism and winemaking/growing & education. Have judged at main shows in US, Australia and Italy. Co-author: "Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age (2012-Palgrave)--2012 Gourmand UK Best Wine book award Prize winning home winemaker. In early 2015, purchased World of Wines in Redmond WA; a wine merchant/winebar, returning to my first love in the wine trade--retail/on premise sales. My 'retirement' project!