Master Sommelier at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Stefan Neumann MS is the director of wine at the two Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at The Mandarin Oriental hotel in London’s Knightsbridge. He became a Master Sommelier in 2017 and three years prior reached the final of the UK Sommelier of the Year competition. Before Dinner, Neumann worked as a sommelier at Heston’s The Fat Duck in Bray for three years, having moved there from Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Great Milton. Neumann started his sommelier career in his homeland of Austria, working as a cheese sommelier at Meierei in Vienna. He lives in Chiswick.