Ronan Sayburn on “natural” wine

by  |  14-01-2016

Often people ask, “What’s the difference between a Master Sommelier and a Master of Wine?” Well, one certification is about expert wine service and the other about expert wine studies. They both need to know oodles about wine but it is admittedly the case that Masters of Wine will write better than Master Sommeliers as the MW communicates in text and the MS in person. There are however exceptions to this rule. I had the great pleasure to sit my initial CMS Level 1 exams with two great Master Sommeliers and one great Master Sommelier lecturer which was Ronan Sayburn. He’s damned witty, charismatic, and does that one thing that’s so difficult with wine: make it fun. Recently I was pointed to an article he wrote on the Guild of Sommeliers about “natural” wine. The whole bit is a great read, but it’s this part that was just genius: Finally, […]
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