Our panelists are award-winning wine communicators and bring a wealth of knowledge to our third event.
Michelle Cherutti MW, Wine Lecturer
Michelle is a Master of Wine and highly-respected wine lecturer, having taught at the WSET since 2004. She is a chair judge for the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) and a frequent wine expert at major wine shows including Vinitaly, The London Wine Fair, The France Show and Taste of London.
Nicky Forrest, PR strategist
Nicky is one of the leading wine communicators in the UK and lectures at the WSET on PR and social media. Her agency Phipps Relations is Drinks International agency of the Year 2015 and 2016 and has been Drinks Business PR agency of the Year twice in the last four years. She has just planted her own micro vineyard in Kent.
Abigail Barlow, BD Creative
As Director of the award-winning creative agency, BD Creative, Abigail's portfolio includes a 2015 Drinks Business Award in Best Design and Packaging in Wine for 'The Wine Atlas' for ASDA. With 25 years experience, including brand management for Blossom Hill, retail for Oddbins and various buying roles, she really does know her way around a wine list.