Adam S. Montefiore is a wine industry insider turned wine writer, who has contributed to the advance of Israeli wines for 35 years. He is the wine writer for the Jerusalem Post, partner in the Israel Wine Experience and CEO of Adam Montefiore Wine Consultancy. He was a founder member of the Academy of Wine Service in the UK. He then worked many years for Israeli wineries, established Handcrafted Wines of Israel and became arguably the most visual champion of Israeli wine in the wider world. He is author of The Wine Route of Israel & Wines of Israel and contributes to Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book & Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine. He has been referred to as ‘the English voice of Israeli wines’ and is a member of The Circle of Wine Writers.