Francis Percival is the a co-founder and convenor of the London Gastronomy Seminars and the food editor and columnist for The World of Fine Wine, for which he won the Louis Roederer International Wine Columnist of the Year award in 2013. His work has also appeared in Culture, Decanter, Saveur and the Financial Times. He lives in London.
The Rise of the American “Somm”
The reinvention of the wine professional has resulted in a new brand of next-gen swagger, complete with a revamped lexicon and liberal arts degree. Francis Percival tracks the American transition…
- story: Francis Percival
- illustration: James Carpenter