Melissa Cole

Melissa Cole is living the beer dream. Not only does she write & broadcast extensively about the world’s favourite drink, she is invited to judge at beer competitions from London to Italy and Amsterdam to America, having built a reputation as having a fine palate and fun approach to all things brewed.

As a sommALEier she is lucky enough to work with some of the UK’s leading chefs to build a better understanding of beer and its deserved place alongside fine food and is lead partner in London’s only dedicated beer tasting business, lovebeer@borough in Borough Market.

As the country’s leading exponent of corporate tastings and beer experiences, with everything from 10 cover high-end beer matched dinners for senior executives of blue chip companies to themed canape receptions for 300 delegates under her belt.

She also works extensively with breweries and beer wholesalers across the land, as well as finally finishing her d├ębut book on beer Let Me Tell You About Beer.

Melissa was also named one of the Most Powerful Women in the Drinks Industry by Channel4 Food.