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The Circle of Wine Writers announced in a ceremony on Monday that Alexandra Harper is this year’s winner of the Young Wine Writer of the Year award.

Alex Harper on a recent visit to Luigi Bosca

Alex Harper on a recent visit to Luigi Bosca

Harper, who works for fine wine merchant Bancroft Wines and is currently studying towards her MW, won the award for her entry entitled: ‘A surprise encounter with 007 – Tasting wine with new eyes’.

The budding wine writer saw off 32 others to claim this year’s prize including nine shortlisted by the judges: Amanda Barnes, Naomi Bedford, Nik Byrne, Lous Dongray Jones, Barbara Drew, Will Heslop, Martin Klimmek and Laura Vickers.

Due to the high quality number of entries… read on