Matt Wilkin M.S.



Vital Stats:

Ring Persona: The Loose Cannon

Occupation: Master Sommelier and co-owner of H2Vin Ltd

Sex: Male

Age: 40

Height: 5"8

Weight: 85Kg

Fundraising page: Kitchen-Rumble-Matt-Wilkin




Matt Wilkin is Australia’s first Master Sommelier and one of 195 globally. Following 10 years building on restaurant & wine experience in his native Australia, he moved to the UK in 1998 where he worked as the Head Sommelier at the Michelin two-starred Capital Hotel & Restaurant before moving on as Group Wine Buyer for The Hotel Knightsbridge Ltd six London based restaurants; during this phase also working several Stages at a time throughout the Loire & Bordeaux wine regions from 2000 to 2005. Now joint owner and Sales Director of H2Vin ltd, Matt consults for several highly rated London restaurants.

He proactively contributes his experience and time to the Academy of Food & Wine Service for the UK Wine Service Standards Committee and is actively involved in the Examining Board for The Court of Master Sommeliers. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, such as Wine International Sommelier of the Year 2002, Habanos Cuba International Best Cigar Sommelier of the World 2003 (2nd place internationally), UK Sommelier of the Year 2005 and UK Wine Personality of the Year 2009.

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