Peter Stafford-Bow

Peter Stafford-Bow

Author & Wine Consultant

Peter Stafford-Bow is a novelist and wine consultant, based in London. He has over twenty years’ experience in the international wine trade and has worked for some of the largest retail chains in the world.

Stafford-Bow dropped out of university to pursue a career in alcohol, initially running wine shops in London before becoming a supermarket buyer, a role which sent him to every major wine-producing country in the world. After periods working for multi-national retailers in Hong Kong and Cape Town, Stafford-Bow returned to the UK to pursue a literary career. He lives in Kensal Rise with his partner, a beer executive.

Corkscrew, a cult hit on both sides of the Atlantic, is Stafford-Bow’s first novel and the sequel, Brut Force, is due for release at the end of 2018.

Bonus Event: Literary Wine & Beer Tasting

Walter MacFarlane Stage

Adrian Tierney-Jones, award-winning beer, food and travel writer, and Peter Stafford-Bow, Queens Park-based novelist and resting wine consultant, come together to discuss drink, mood and sensory evaluation. This event will include a wine and ale tasting, following the themes of Tierney-Jones’s bestseller The Seven Moods of Craft Beer, and will feature excerpts from Stafford-Bow’s cult novel Corkscrew: […]