Jonathan Pedley MW
Became an MW 1992
Based in United Kingdom
1971-1981 The Royal Wolverhampton School; 1981-1985 Exeter College, Oxford. Read Biochemistry.
1985-1994 Grants of St James's; management trainee (operations, buying, marketing, selling); involved in setting up and ultimately running the School of Wine.
1994 to date. Self employed lecturer and consultant. Over the years I have run many courses, mainly for companies in the drinks trade; I have acted as wine consultant to a major wholesaler, a major importer, an internet wine company and a winery in South Africa; I have tutored numerous tastings. I have also done occasional TV work and writing. I still act as a consultant but I am more involved with examining and wine judging, rather than teaching, these days.
Industry sector(s): Buying, Consultant, Educator, On trade, Wine judge
Market expertise: United Kingdom
Specialisms: History of wine, HORECA, Restaurant wines, Wine judging