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by Master of Wine Matthew Stubbs
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The Fine Art of Wine Education

We provide high quality wine education for all, from complete beginners to those aspiring to become Masters of Wine

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About Matthew Stubbs

Master of Wine

Matthew left university with a language and business degree and now has over 30 years experience in the wine trade. He passed the Master of Wine exam in 1996 achieving the Bollinger Medal for the best tasting paper and the Listel Scholarship for the best Vinification paper. He has been actively involved with the Institute ever since, either as Practical Examiner, seminar lecturer or mentor. He is currently one of 396 people in the world to hold this prestigious qualification.

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Companies & People I’ve Worked With

Wine companies we've worked with
“Excellent. Obviously knowledgeable but more than that his style is engaging, humble and welcoming.”

“Matthew Stubbs MW was one of my first teachers who introduced me to the world of wine. Aside from possessing rich domain expertise in theoretical and practical wine knowledge his methodical and patient approach is integral for wine students of all ages and cultural backgrounds. What distinguishes Matt from other teachers is there is no standard approach, he takes an active interest in the personal development of each student and goes above and beyond to help them achieve their own goals. It has been a pleasure knowing Matt, I have benefited from his kind counsel throughout the years as a newcomer to the industry looking to build a second career with no wine knowledge to a Stage 2 MW student. I am always humbled in his presence, I am glad to call him my teacher and a dear friend.”

Bernice Cheng LLB (Hons), Dip WSET

WSET Certified Educator, FWS, Via Italian Wine Ambassador, Barossa Master Educato

“I would not have passed the MW Practical Exam without Matt. His very high level of sophisticated and targeted tasting analysis, and patient coaching sets the standard.”

Caroline Hermann


“I have taken two of Matthew’s courses, WSET L2 and Sud de France Master Level Programme and thoroughly enjoyed them. The content is very interesting, he chooses some fabulous wines to try and shares his depth of knowledge in an open and friendly way. His courses have been very useful as we have many clients who are winemakers and I am now much more confident in working with them.”

Deborah Keeping

Victoria’s English Centre, Narbonne

News & Resources

Filming between lockdowns

Last Autumn in between lockdowns I spent 2 days filming some short videos of wine regions in Occitanie. It was the idea of Sébastien du Boullay , the Promotions Manager of the Maison de la Région and the venue was an excellent wine bar/bistro called Cépages in Notting...

Viva Vega Sicilia!

As you drive along the N-122 from Valladolid towards Peñafiel it is easy to find Vega Sicilia. Just keep an eye on the red kilometre posts and when you reach km 323 you are there. A rather functional address for one of the world’s greatest wine domaines but...

White Graves screwcap challenge

During the WSET L2 course today, we conducted a cork/screwcap challenge. The wine in question was Château Couhins-Lurton 2007 white Pessac-Léognan, a 100% barrel fermented Sauvignon Blanc from the Graves in Bordeaux, kindly donated by Véronique Bouffard from André...

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