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Nancy Gilchrist MW

Professional wine experts with years of experience

"Wine is a mediator of the first order. It can introduce you to the culture, geography and history of a region with extraordinary insight and clarity. It can create bonds of friendship that live a lifetime and beyond. It brings pleasure to so many. If I can communicate some of the passion, dedication and expertise it takes to create wines with real personality and authenticity then I like to think I shall have contributed a little something to furthering international understanding, culture and well-being... Nothing like aiming for the stars!"

Favourite Wines

White Burgundy, traditional method fizz, Madeira

Hobbies

Hiking, trying to make paintings of clouds, discovering olive oils

Favourite quote from a book/film

"We want the finest wines available to humanity! We want them here and we want them now!"  from Withnail & I.

Interesting/unusual fact about yourself?

Just after university, I drove double-decker tour buses around Washington DC

If you were a wine what would you be and why?

I’d aspire to be a Vintage Champagne Blanc de Blancs, a wine with a clear sense of identity and direction but revealing deliciously unexpected nuances with age!

What 3 items can you not live without

My walking boots, radio, and olive oil body butter