Tim Atkin

Tim Atkin


Tim Atkin is an award winning Master of Wine and UK wine journalist with 28 years’ experience and an international following.

Wine Editor at Large of Off Licence News and wine columnist for Woman and Home, Tim writes for a number of publications including The World of Fine Wine, The Economist’s Intelligent LifeGourmet Traveller Wine, Imbibe, Decanter, Wine -Searcher, Fine Drink and Woman and Home. He is also featured in Harper’s Wine and Spirit magazine.

Tim is a regular wine expert on BBC 1’s Saturday Kitchen and is co-chairman of the International Wine Challenge, the world’s most rigorously judged blind tasting competition. His 2016 South Africa Special Report scores more than 1,400 wines in almost 200 pages and is on sale along with his previous reports here.

Most recently Tim has been named the Online Wine Communicator of the Year at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards and Online Drink Writer of the Year Award at the Fortnum & Mason Awards.

Tim is available for wine tastings, lectures, presenting and other public appearances.

Tim Atkin @timatkin

If you’re marching today on the #peoplesvotemarch, thank you for your effort and commitment. I support you. I can’t be there, so I am sending thoughts of love, peace and harmony to all attending. #PeoplesVote #StopBrexitMarch

Go, Gavin. You’re marching for lots of us who can’t be there. Thank you.

Let’s help our Govt do the right thing by signing this Petition: Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. https://t.co/wlKaIhrM6d

Eben Sadie with the Van Zyl brothers, who own part of the vineyard, at ‘T Voetpad. #southafrica

A morning view of the Tulbagh Mountains. Wishing all my friends luck on the People’s Vote march today. #southafrica

80-year-old Palomino vines at Skerpioen. Sand over limestone. One for ⁦@spanish_wl⁩ #southafrica

80-year-old Palomino vines at Skerpioen. Sand over limestone. One for ⁦@spanish_wl⁩ #southafrica

”Infinity War, the CBI and the TUC have put out a joint plea to Theresa May to return to at least the same postcode as her senses.” ⁦@MarinaHyde⁩ still making us laugh. https://t.co/CM7rXBBSdh

Great to catch up with the amazing Basie van Lill today. One of the Cape’s best growers. #southafrica

We have one shot at revocation. Here’s how we take it – Waiting for Godot. ⁦@JolyonMaugham⁩ nails it. https://t.co/26Nd8xLt8G

At least we’re nearly all agreed on one thing.