Fiona BeckettContributing writer
Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and wine writer, one of the world's leading experts on food and drink matching, wine columnist for The Guardian and the author of 24 books on food, wine and beer. She has been a regular contributor to many other national newspapers with weekly columns for The Times and the Daily Mail and to leading food, drink and lifestyle magazines including BBC Good Food, and Delicious. She is also a contributing editor to the wine magazine Decanter, wine correspondent for National Geographic Traveller Food, and a contributor to Club Oenologique.
Fiona has recently been shortlisted as the International Wine and Spirit Competition Wine Communicator of the Year 2019 and listed among the 100 most influential women in hospitality. She has been a judge for many prestigious food and drink awards including the BBC Food & Farming Awards, Fortnum & Mason awards and the Andre Simon book award. Fiona also runs a podcast called Batonnage with Liam Steevenson MW which has featured many leading wine industry figures and commentators.