About

"I've been lucky enough to dedicate myself to something I really love, and I'm passionate about it. I have pure reverence for the world of wine, it's something magical"
Agustín's background.
 
He was born and grew up in a small town in Ávila; El Tiemblo, an area of ​​Spain known for its old Garnacha vines.
He grew up with his grandfather's homemade wine, but it wasn't  until he came to the United Kingdom in 2001 when Agustín decided to start his career in wine.
 
The beginning was not easy for him, he worked in several restaurants and hotels in the UK. These included The Great Foster Hotel in Surrey, and Oxford hotel The Randolph, both five-star. At the latter he spent six years, joining the team of sommeliers as commi-sommelier and leaving as Head sommelier.
In 2009, he moved to the City of London to Andaz five-star hotel, as Head Sommelier.
Agustín completed stages in world-renowned restaurants; The Fat Duck by Heston Blumenthal and El Celler de Can Roca, both with three Michelin stars.
At the end of 2012 he joined the luxurious Launceston Place restaurant in Chelsea, where he contributed to achieve its first ever Michelin star.
Agustín won prestigious awards for his wine list, Tatler Best Wine List Award and the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine, thus rewarding his work.
In 2008 and 2009, he won the "New Zealand Winegrowers" & "California Wines" competitions respectively, by The UK Academy of Food & Wine.
 
In 2012 he finished the last level of WSET; Diploma, then year later, he also passed The Court Master Sommelier Advanced exam.
Nowadays, Agustín is preparing for the Master Sommelier title, the highest qualification possible in his career.
Currently, he advises restaurants and hotels to develop their business, managing their wine programmes and training their staff. As well as organizing master classes and presentations for wine congresses and wine events.

Features

Wine Tour
F&T Sommelier of the month
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Rioja Masters tasting for The Drinks Business magazine.  _It is being solid and consistency gre
Cava Talk (The Drink Business Magazine)
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Cava round table
Wine tasting at Oxford University
Portugese tasting
Wine Magazine
Article; Diversity of Spain
Entrevista en el periodico
Harpers magazine
Entrevista en el periodico El Mundo
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Wine Masterclass at London Wine Fair
Tenefire's wine presentation in London
Mision inversa tasting 4 days
Wine tasting
Always time for nice cup of coffee
Blind tasting_
Roca brothers & sommelier team
Transfer.
Checking sugar level
Top Somms
Interview for newspaper
Wine Talk at Enofusion 2019
Wine Talk at Enofusion 2019
WSET Diploma Ceremony
Premio Academia del Vino UK 2008. Trapero y Roy Ackerman,(Presidente de Honor de la Academia).
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Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.Trapero.
Foto premio Champagne Jacquart
Diploma ceremony Jancis Robinson MW
Wine talk at Fenavin Congress
Tasting at DOP Cebreros
Wine Talk at Enofusion 2019
Avenue D&D
Master Sommelier Exam
Jurado para vinos de Rioja
Jerez
Launceston Place
Vendimia en Canada
Remontage
Decantacion
Jurado para vinos de Rioja
Camara de Comercio
Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru
Rioja Masters
El Celler de Can Roca
Rioja MastersII
Avenue D&D

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Premio Academia del Vino UK 2008. Trapero y Roy Ackerman,(Presidente de Honor de la Academia).