David Copp trained in the classical wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Rhine and Mosel, and lived and worked in Budapest from 1992—1997 developing his knowledge of the leading winemakers and wine—merchants. A former correspondent of Budapest Business News he is a member of the Circle of Wine Writers and an international wine competition judge. He has been elected a Confrere of Tokaj Renaissance. Apart from hundreds of wine articles and lectures, David Copp has also written Bordeaux St. Estephe and Australian Wine Walkabout. He lives in Sherborne, Dorset UK.