Tatiana is an international wine professional born in Russia and brought up in the UK. The qualified sommelier, who has degrees in chemical technology and psychology, is currently working towards her Master of Wine qualification. She used to own a boutique hotel and two restaurants in Essex, England, but is now the managing director of Simple Ltd Group’s Grand Cru fine-dining restaurant and Wine Depo bar in Moscow’s massive Depo food mall.
Tatiana is also a committee member of the Circle of Wine Writers, a Sherry educator and wine judge. She has had apprenticeships with Château Margaux and Selfridges Wine Shop – while her experiences range from teaching wine business in Sardinia’s Forte Village to Sherry tastings on cruise liners.