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Richard Hemming MW

Richard Hemming MW

Became an MW 2015

Based in Singapore

Languages English


Richard is a wine writer, educator and consultant based in Singapore.

He has written for regularly since 2008, contributing articles and tasting notes covering every aspect of the wine world. He has also been published by the Financial Times, Decanter, The Drinks Business, Harpers Wine & Spirit, The World Of Fine Wine, Noble Rot and has a regular column in Drinks Retailing News magazine.

Alongside writing, Richard produces the podcast A Glass With, judges in international wine competitions and teaches wine courses for companies and private clients. Additionally, he runs bespoke wine tastings, events and dinners in London and beyond.

His previous roles in the wine industry include six years of UK retail management with Majestic Wine, viticultural assistant at Gusbourne Estate in Kent, and surviving (just) the 2008 vintage in McLaren Vale as a cellarhand. He is a frequent finalist in all the major international wine writing awards.

Primary area(s) of work: Communication

Industry sector(s): Broadcasting, Events, Journalism, Author, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine styles: English sparkling wines

Wine region expertise: Australia, Rhone, UK

Market expertise: United Kingdom, South East Asia

Specialisms: Wine judging