Richard Hemming MW
Became an MW 2015
Based in Singapore
Richard is a wine communicator based in Singapore. Since February 2020, he has been resident MW and Head of Wine, Asia for 67 Pall Mall.
He has written for JancisRobinson.com regularly since 2008, contributing articles and tasting notes covering every aspect of the wine world, and winning several awards along the way. He has also been published by the Financial Times, Decanter, The Drinks Business, Harpers Wine & Spirit, The World Of Fine Wine, Noble Rot, Drinks Retailing News and Epicure Asia. Richard also judges in international wine competitions and teaches wine courses.
His previous roles in the wine industry include producing the celebrity wine podcast A Glass With; 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.
Current employer: 67 Pall Mall Singapore Ltd
Primary area(s) of work: Trade, Communication
Industry sector(s): Author, Buying, Broadcasting, Consultant, Educator, Events, Journalism, On trade, Wine buying, Wine judge
Wine region expertise: Australia, Rhone, UK
Market expertise: South East Asia, United Kingdom
Specialisms: Wine judging