Simon J Woolf
Keynote speaker - Natural Wine
Bio: Simon J Woolf is an English wine and drinks writer currently based in Amsterdam. As a specialist on natural, organic, biodynamic and orange wines, he contributes regularly to international wine media such as Decanter and World of Fine Wine, and many other publications on and offline. His first book "Amber Revolution", covering the fall and rise of orange wine, was published in 2018. The New York Times hailed it as one of the year's top five wine books and it was shortlisted for the André Simon Food and Drink books award.
He is the editor of The Morning Claret – an online wine magazine which has become one of the world’s most respected resources about natural and artisanal wine.
Simon won the Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Awards "International Feature Writer of the year" in 2018.
His career has previously included working as a musician, sound engineer, IT consultant and alternative currency designer.