'Making the complex understandable' 


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'Winning an award, especially when you are in competition from entries from all over the world, is tremendous.

I would like to say that knowing how much time research and late nights that it has taken to put this book together - I would like to say congratulations to all the other authors shortlisted by Gourmand this year.'

​Keith Grainger


Keith is an award winning author, journalist and industry consultant,...


 Wine Production and Quality which is a comprehensive must have for ......


Bordeaux, South African, German but.

Whats happening now

​The Bejing Book Fair, Master Classes, 

From Vine to Wine - A  journey worth  understanding

Seminars/Master Classes

For the industry, Corporate Events,  Wine course students, dedicated enthusiasts and the newly inspired.

Diary of events

Gourmand Award Winner 2017

Wine Production and Quality

My personal glass of history - 

Author and Journalist
Winner of the Gourmand Award 1995 - 2014

Wine Maker

 Member of the Circle of Wine Writers

Founding Member of the Association of Wine Educators

Mastered in Education Provision

CIVB  Bordeaux

Consultant to Chateau St Hilarion, Cyprus

                        Saranta, Turkey

May 26th - 30th

Gourmand Awards Yanti

Wine Production and Quality shortlisted for a award.

​Masterclass for Cru Bourgeois

June 13th - 20th

Bordeaux Wine Convention & VINEXPO

August 23rd - 27th

Beijing Book Fair

The Prof is a nickname I was given by industry friends in South Africa........because of my ability to translate the technical into the understandable......

Vine Nursery July

Keith Grainger and Hazel Tattersall

                  Yanti, Shandong 

Vine Nursery August

       The aim:

  • To start lively debate and encourage input and ideas from all involved with the love and production  of wine.

  • To answer and uncomplicate the complex science of wine and wine making.

  • To provide access to a sound knowledge base, which will give students a better understanding of the complexities of wine and its production.​