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Xenia Ruscombe-King MW

Xenia Ruscombe-King MW

Became an MW 2003

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality English

Languages English, French

Long and extended career throughout the trade culminating with current splendid role at Waitrose. Possibly quite interesting, but only over a large whisky and soda. Better told personally. Obsessed by wine and all things food but also breed sheep, go fishing and sailing and love the outdoors life.

Current employer: Waitrose & Partners

Primary area(s) of work: Trade

Industry sector(s): Agency/Importer, Buying, Consultant, Educator, Events, Off trade, On trade, Wine judge

Wine region expertise: Austria, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Germany, Italy, Jerez, Languedoc, Mosel, Pfalz, Rheingau, Rheinhessen

Market expertise: United Kingdom

Specialisms: Branding, Direct to consumer, Events, Food and wine pairing, HORECA, Independent retail, Marketing wine, Supplier/customer relationships, Supermarket and multiple retail, Wine labels, Ecommerce, Wine judging