David Kermode - aka ‘MrVinosaurus’

David is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and international wine judge with two decades of experience in print, online, TV and radio and a passion for the drinks world.

Starting his career in local journalism, David became a radio broadcaster at London’s LBC, then moved to TV, where he edited the award-winning BBC Breakfast, Channel 5 News and also worked in senior management roles at Sky and ITV.

After gaining a Diploma at London’s Wine and Spirits Education Trust, David launched Vinosaurus, with the simple mantra ‘things to try and why’.

David appears on ITV’s ‘This Morning’, hosts ‘The Drinking Hour with David Kermode’ on Food FM, co-presents a monthly wine hour on BBC local radio and has appeared on BBC Radio 4, Talk Radio and Sky News for his insight on topical issues in the drinks world. David also writes for trade publications The Buyer and Harpers, luxury magazine Club Oenologique and Waitrose Drinks.

David regularly presents corporate tastings and consumer masterclasses, chairs industry events and conferences, judges wines and spirits for international competitions, co-presented the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2020 awards ceremony, and works as a consultant for a number of wine brands.

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