Robert Giorgione (a.k.a The Roving Sommelier) is a London-based, independent wine specialist and award-winning sommelier. Robert has been a top-flight sommelier in London since 1996, having worked in some of the UK's finest establishments. In 2006, Robert started writing for various magazines and blogging on food, wine and travel. He is also the founder of Roving Sommelier and www.robertgiorgione.com and a keen photographer.
Between 2009-2011, he wrote and self-published his first book "An Epicurean Odyssey: A Road Trip Around New Zealand" via Lulu.com. The printed version was updated in Winter 2011 and an eBook released. His second book "Sommelier Stories" was released in January 2013.
Robert has also produced calendars containing photos of his favourite picturesque landscapes and iconic vineyards taken during various trips to New Zealand between 2001 and 2009.
Follow his tweets and updates on Twitter @rovingsommelier and check out his website and blog www.robertgiorgione.com