Michael Denton

Michael Denton is one of the Founder Members of the Wimbledon Civic Forum and a member of the Transport Forum planning team.

French Advertising Manager since 1980 for Decanter Magazine, a monthly publication on the wines of the world, trained at Oxford Polytechnic in 1972-4, in Hotel and Catering Administration, then Sommelier at Château Hôtel d'Artigny at Monbazon near Tours in the Loire Valley 1976-9. Contributing author for the Loire section of Harvey's Pocket Wine Book (1980), and member of various wine orders: Entonneurs Rabelaisiens de Chinon, Commanderie de la Dive Bouteille of Bourgueil, Ordre de la Chantepleure of Vouvray, Commanderies des Côtes du Rhône, Commandeur d'Honneur de la Commanderie du Bontemps de Médoc, Graves et Sauternes, Vigneron Echevin d'Honneur de la Confrérie des Vignerons Echevins de Montagne, Lussac, and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion, Confrérie Saint-Etienne d'Alsace, and last but not least, Grand Ordre du Trou Normand des Calvados, Cidres, et Pommeaux.

Wimbledon resident since 1981, married to Regina since 1980, one daughter and two sons.