Henry Jeffreys worked in the wine trade and publishing before becoming a writer. He's appeared on BBC radio and television, is a wine expert for BBC Good Food and edits the Master of Malt whisky blog as well as contributing to numerous other publications. He also curates the wine choices for the BBC Good Food Wine Club in association with Laithwaites. He won Fortnum & Mason Drink Writer of the Year 2022/23 and is the author of three books: Empire of Booze, The Home Bar, and The Cocktail Dictionary. He's currently working on a book about English wine called Vines in a Cold Climate to be published summer 2023.