Conal Gregory MW
Conal has been a Master of Wine since 1979, and is, as yet, the only one to be elected to parliament. Formerly the chief wine buyer for a major group, he is Panel Chairman of the International Wine Challenge and was Chairman of the International Wine & Spirit Competition. His books include the authoritative guide to Cognac, The Cognac Companion. He was the wine compère on ITV’s The Food Programme, and has advised major airlines on their blends.