2018 Award Winners

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Following interviews at the office of the Institute of Masters of Wine in London in early November, we are delighted to announce our 2 winners, Amanda Barnes and Lucy Bland.  Amanda is a freelance journalist for a wide selection of … Continued

DJMF Wine Quiz 2018 Report

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The trustees of the Derouet Jameson Memorial Foundation were delighted to once again put on an evening event, by kind permission of the Master and Wardens of the Vintners’ Company, in Vintners’ Hall in order to raise money for the … Continued

Wine Quiz Invitation – February 5th

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The Derouet Jameson Memorial Foundation formally invites you to this year’s “Call My (Wine) Bluff” at The Vintners’ Hall, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BG, Monday 5th February 2018. Drinks reception from 6:30pm for a prompt quiz start at 7.00pm. Additional information is included … Continued

DJMF Winners Profile: Alistair Cooper MW

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Alistair’s passion for Latin American wine and languages took him to South America for many years. Upon returning to England he was persuaded to enroll in the MW course, Alistair noted in an interview with Harpers, after being awarded the … Continued

DJMF Winners Profile: Emma Dawson MW

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Emma Dawson MW entered the wine world after a first career in film and media. Learning about wine started as a hobby. But this changed after she took a chance move into the retail world and started working in Sainsbury’s … Continued

Call My (Wine) Bluff 2016

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The Derouet Jameson Memorial Foundation hosted a wine-themed ‘Call My Bluff’ quiz at the the Vintners’ Hall on Wednesday 17th February 2016. There were more than 50 people, nine teams, four rounds, and four winners! OK… Two of the winners … Continued

DJMF Awards 2015

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015/16 Derouet Jameson Award. Andrea Schmidt (Oddbins) and Elizabeth Pearce (Majestic) were both identified as outstanding candidates by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust and were awarded scholarships by Grania Gregson (daughter … Continued

DJMF Now Boasts Three MWs!

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It was with great pride that we watched John Pepper, a Derouet Jameson award winner, become a Master of Wine in 2013. In the three years since, no less than three of the students we’ve supported have now graduated as … Continued

DJMF Awards 2014

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Jonathan Jameson (left) had the honour and pleasure of presenting the 2014 Derouet Jameson awards to our winners at the Guildhall this year. We are delighted to announce that the 2014 winners are Tom Parker (centre left) and Alvaro Ribalta (centre … Continued

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