Thomas Rydberg

Vin & Spiritusnørd

English

Qualifications:

Owner and Chief Editor, DinVinGuide (Your wine guide)

Owner and editor for the leading magazine in Denmark about wine. 5-6 issues every year and approx. 100 pages.

Owner and Chief Editor, Whisky & Rum Magazine

Owner and editor for the leading magazine in Denmark about spirits. 5-6 issues every year and approx. 100 pages.

Since 2008 Wine Editor, Ekstra Bladet and ekstrabladet.dk/vin

I am responsible for all wine and spirit editorials in the newspaper and on the wine/spirits site of the newspaper. The site is today the biggest wine site in Denmark with more than 300.000 visitors monthly. I am approx. rating 2000 and spirits wines yearly for the newssite.

Editor and owner of spritnyt.com

I started in 2018 and today run one of the leading wine & spirit sites in Denmark.

Wine event responsible

Responsible for the largest wine and spirit fairs in Denmark. The newsmedia are arranging every year a French, Italian, Spanish, Overseas wine and a whisky/rum festival with more than 1800 visitors to every event.

Teaching in wine and spirits

Teach on the Danish WSET school in level 3.

Teaching wine knowledge in the Danish retail

Has also done several Master classes for wine clubs.

 

Judging:

Have judged many years in:

“Concours Mondial de Bruxelles”, ”International Wine Challenge” and Mondus Vino.

Senior judge in the wine competition “Jumbo” in Argentina.

Judge in “Concours Grenache de Monde” in Perpignan

Judge in “Best Riesling” in Neustadt

Sake Selection in Japan

Danish championship of wine

 

Education

Have a WSET Diploma level 4 from London and do a Master of Wine right now in London. Have past stage 1 and are dong stage 2 now.

MBA in strategy and marketing from Copenhagen Business School and a journalism bachelor degree from Danish School of Journalism

 

Others

Member of Circle of Winewriters in London since 2011