Philip is is a Masters of Wine, a Vintners Scholar, Conseiller d’Honneur to the Commanderie de Bordeaux and a former Chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine in London.
He is a Certified Wine Educator WSET, a much sought after lecturer
and has been buying director of some of the country’s best known companies. During his career he has built a unique and intimate knowledge of most of the world’s wines Experienced organiser and director of specialised wine tours. He is also recognised as a highly skilled taster and innovative wine blender, with a number of household names to his credit particularly from California.
Currently, he is the lead diploma lecturer at the WSET London Wine & Spirit School and overseas, a frequent speaker at wine events and dinners, and the Chair judge at the International Wine and Spirit Competition and invited judge at overseas competitions.