Tyson Stelzer is a multi-award winning wine writer, television host and producer and international speaker. He was named The International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year 2015 in the International Wine & Spirit Competition, The Wine Communicators of Australia Australian Wine Communicator of the Year 2015 and 2013 and The International Champagne Writer of the Year 2011 in The Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards.
As a television presenter, Tyson is the host and producer of the People of the Vines series. He is the author of 16 wine books including six editions of The Champagne Guide and a regular contributor to many magazines. He is a contributor to Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine.
As an international speaker, Tyson has presented at wine events in twelve countries. He is a regular judge and chairman at wine shows throughout Australia and is a co-creator with UK wine writer Matthew Jukes of The Great Australian Red Competition and The Great New Zealand Pinot Noir Classification.
He is a winner of the Best Digital Wine Book in Australia 2017, Digital Wine Communicator of the Year 2015, Best Wine Book of the Year 2014, Best French Wine Book in Australia 2020 and 2014, Best Trade or Technical Writer of the Year 2013 and the Award for Best Food and Wine Writing 2008.
Tyson Stelzer is one of Australia’s most respected palates and wine authors. He has been in the game just 15 years but he could well be the next James Halliday, such is his intellect, organisation and communication skills, work ethic, humility and above all his palate.
Wine Business Magazine
Tyson Stelzer’s status as a wine writer and author continues to soar.
Stelzer is a persuasive new voice… the new kid on the block with a very bright future.
World of Fine Wine, UK
Tyson Stelzer is one of Australia’s youngest, most serious and greatest wine writers.
John Jens Lamont’s Wine Store, Perth
Stelzer continues to baffle world-leading wine reviewers and writers with his depth of knowledge and exceptional palate.