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    Premox with Richard Bampfield MW

    Premox with Richard Bampfield MW

    Abstract: The Mystery of Premox

    Premature oxidation of White Burgundy was first noted in the early 2000’s on 1995 and 1996 White Burgundies and no single cause has been isolated yet. Join Richard Bampfield MW to explore this phenomenon and investigate what might be behind it.


    Presenter: Richard Bampfield, Master of Wine

     

    Richard Bampfield graduated in French from Cambridge in 1981 and immediately decided the wine trade was where he could put the language to best use.  He managed retail wine shops in the North West of England for JW Lees Brewers for 7 years, then spent a year getting his hands dirty in vineyards around the world, also working in wine cellars in California and Australia.
     
    Having passed the Master of Wine Exam in 1990, he joined the Australian producer, Brown Brothers, and managed their European operations until 1999.  He left them to set up his own company, specialising in public relations and offering wine talks, tours and courses.  Principal clients include Yvon Mau (Bordeaux), Albert Bichot (Burgundy), Dom Perignon Champagne, Lidl, Leith’s School of Food and Wine, Santa Rita (Chile), Château Sociando-Mallet, Enotria and the English Wine Group.

    Richard is a past Chairman of the Association of Wine Educators and was the European Champagne Ambassador 2009.

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