I am a freelance writer who specialises in drink but I also write on books, cars, food and general features. My work regularly appears in the Guardian, Spectator, Food & Wine magazine and the Oldie. I have appeared on Radio 4's the Food Program and Broadcasting House, Radio 5, BBC Local Radio and Monocle Radio, as well as CNBC television in the US.Locked Pro Plan feature
I have also written commercial copy for the Guardian Corporate, the Sun, Luxardo Sambuca, Matthew Clark Vintners, Corney & Barrow, Thomson Family whiskies, the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel and the Green Man Festival among others.
I wrote a regular wine column in the Lady from 2011 until 2015, a popular column in the Guardian called "Empire of Drink" and was a judge for the 2017 BBC Food & Farming Awards. This year (2018) I will be judging the Fortnum & Mason food & drink writing awards. My book Empire of Booze was published by Unbound in November 2016 and won Debut Drink Book of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason awards. It was also shortlisted for a Louis Roederer wine writing award in 2017. I am currently working on a book called the Home Bar to be published by Jacqui Small autumn 2018. In 2014 I was shortlisted for Drink Writer of the Year for work in the Spectator at the Fortnum & Mason Awards. In 2010 started a blog called Henry's World of Booze, https://worldofbooze.wordpress.com, which became one of the most read drinks blogs in Britain. I was a founder member of the London Review of Breakfasts blog and a contributor to the Breakfast Bible (Bloomsbury 2013)
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Wrote a weekly wine column for the country's oldest women's magazine