Paul Howard is a professionally qualified and award-winning independent writer, wine educator, international wine judge and speaker. He is the owner and managing director of Wine Alchemy, dedicated to wine, travel and food.
An accidental holiday in Burgundy many years ago sparked Paul’s wine journey. Since then he has been fortunate to visit many of the world’s wine regions. He has a particular love of Italy, Champagne, Burgundy and New Zealand.
Paul is WSET Diploma qualified and won their Wine Trade Paten Scholarship. He is a member of FIJEV (the International Federation of Wines and Spirits Journalists and Vintners) and the Circle of Wine Writers. He is also a WSET Certified Educator and a member of the Association of Wine Educators
For many years, Paul’s career was in senior roles in the Financial Services industry, and he also has an MBA. As a Consultant, he researched the innovative FinTech known as the Blockchain. It’s being heralded as the biggest business transformation since the Internet, and has already attracted billions of dollars of venture capital.
Now, combining his unique Wine and FinTech expertise, Paul is the first wine writer communicating about how Blockchain digital technologies will transform the business of wine – from Grape to Glass.
Paul never stops learning and is at his happiest in the vineyard – find him there.