The man behind Criterion Wine is Christos Ioannou, and he knows his wine. Very well.

He holds the WSET Wine Diploma, one of the world’s highest wine qualifications and has been a judge at the International Wine Challenge since 2002. Christos has also been a tutor at the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and an Approved Bordeaux Tutor of the Ecole du Vin in Bordeaux. Driven by a life-long passion, he gave up a successful 20-year career in marine insurance to set up Criterion Wines and help others enjoy wine. Christos presents regular tutored tastings to wine clubs and societies and to The London Wine, Dining and Travel Meetup group

Christos curates every wine experience for his customers. And he is joined by a team of experts who make your wine tour their business.

So you can expect a wonderful mix of exquisite wines, stunning landscapes, unique gastronomical experiences and pure enjoyment. Because at Criterion Wine, we believe the business of sampling and learning about wine should be sociable as well as educational.

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