Jamie Goode is a London-based wine writer, lecturer, wine judge and book author. With a PhD in plant biology, he worked as a science editor, before starting wineanorak.com, one of the world’s most well known wine websites. Since 2005 he has been columnist for UK national newspaper The Sunday Express, and writes regularly for a range of publications, including The World of Fine Wine, Meininger’s Wine Business International, Noble Rot, Wine & Spirits, Vine Pair and Drinks International.
He is in demand as a speaker/lecturer and also a wine judge, and is one of the co-chairs for the International Wine Challenge. He has been a regular overseas judge for the Top 10 Chenin Blanc competition in South Africa and WineAlign’s National Wine Awards of Canada. He has recently been a keynote speaker for the Cool Climate Wine Symposium, the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, the Australian Wine Technical Conference, The Atlantic Wine Forum, the Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir Celebration, the Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium and Texsom.
Goode's first book, Wine Science, was published in 2005 and won the Glenfiddich Award in 2006. In 2011 he authored Authentic Wine (shortlisted for the André Simon Award) and in 2014 a second edition of Wine Science was released. The next book, I Taste Red, explored the perception of wine and won the Roederer Award in 2017, and in his latest book, Flawless, exploring wine faults, has just been released.