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Champagne, Sparkling & Wine


Neil works closely with and presents for several leading champagne houses including; Canard-Duchêne, Pol The Wine Tipster at Ascot Festival of Food & Drink with Oz Clarke & Raymond BlancRoger, Pommery, Tattinger, G.H. Mumm, Perrier-Jouët, Jacquart, Autréau, Heidsieck & Co and Laurent-Perrier.  The Wine Tipster was a finalist in the 2013 UK Champagne Ambassador Awards and was the Champagne Ambassador for Harpers Champagne Occasions 2013-2014. Neil has also presented at champagne events with Raymond Blanc, Michael Caines, Bear Grylls and Gyles Brandreth.

Watch The Wine Tipster in Champagne action at one of his numerous masterclasses: Champagne Vodcast.

Neil is a passionate presenter for the Prosecco Consortium DOC, for whom he presents at Taste of London, the Ideal Home Show, the London International Wine Trade Fair and in his stand up show Whose Wine is it Anyway? He can be heard enthusing on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service, talking Prosecco and sparkling. He has also contributes on a regular basis to Glass of Bubbly magazine sharing his knowledge and passion.

Wine Presenter

The Wine Tipster is renowned as a wine performer for, “making wine make sense” with his fun, informative and unique style. He is also an educator and presenter for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Gonzalez Byass, Les Dauphins and Pernod Ricard.

Neil presents at a wide variety of shows and events which include Taste of London, Pub in the Park, Foodies Festivals, Ascot Food & Wine Festival, Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival and the Ideal Home Shows Spring and Christmas.  For full details, visit his Gigs page.


The Wine Tipster has appeared on ITV Racing, Channel 4, Racing UK, Webchats TV, The Sun online, Daily Mail online and has presented numerous vodcasts for Luce by Hotpoint, Brancott Estate and Pernod Ricard.

Neil is also a regular radio presenter, having worked on numerous campaigns on national and regional radio including Fairtrade for the Co-op, Brancott Estate Rugby World Cup Campaign with Will Greenwood and on BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4. The Wine Tipster regularly talks on LBC’s Food Programme, XFM and BBC radio stations across the country, including his local stations BBC Radio Oxford and BBC Radio Berkshire. Check out his style at latest BBC Radio Oxford interview.

San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Water Sommelier

The Wine Tipster is the UK Ambassador for the very popular San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna mineral waters. For San Pellegrino, Neil has presented with chefs René Redzepi, Theo Randall and Alexis Gauthier and will be working with San Pellegrino who are sponsors of the International Young Chef competition. He will, once again, be the MC for the final of the UK/Ireland International Young Chef of the Year Competition and has presented at Live in Italian/Live from London with chefs Theo Randall and Phil Howard. Neil presents food, wine and water harmonisation sessions featuring San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.

In 2018 The Wine Tipster will be appearing at The France Show, Eat & Drink Festival at the Ideal Home Show, Foodies Festival, Pub in the Park, Taste of London and the Farmshop & Deli Show. 

Neil manages the content for the International Wine Theatre at the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival. 

For a full list of where you can see The Wine Tipster, visit his Gigs Page

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