Susie Barrie MW
Master of Wine
Susie Barrie is a Master of Wine known for her engaging blend of enthusiasm, authority and down-to-earth charm. Through her award-winning work on TV, radio, podcasting, at events and in print, Susie has a fast-growing international profile.
Susie was a regular presenter on BBC1 flagship show Saturday Kitchen for over a decade and was known as, ‘the show’s most successful matcher’ (Radio Times). Susie used her considerable culinary skills to cook the dishes before the show to test with wines; viewers clearly appreciated the successful formula.
In 2017, Susie’s prime-time BBC Radio 4 programme The Wine Detectives was featured in The Times, Guardian, Sunday Mirror and Radio Times, described as, ‘full of revelations’, ‘a treat’ and ‘fascinating: more please!’ Her 2018 debut as a presenter on Radio 4’s The Food Programme was on the subject of English wine and its watershed 2018 vintage with comments including, ‘superb’, ‘inspiring’, ‘great show’, ‘insightful’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘excellent – she covered so much, with style and grace.’