Having joined db in 2011 as a staff writer and worked her way up to the role of editor, Lucy Shaw is now a contributor to the drinks business. Her special interest areas include Spain, Champagne, rosé, South America, English fizz, drinks trends and the London on-trade.
During her 10 years at db she interviewed actors Sam Neill, Dan Aykroyd and John Malkovich about their wine projects in New Zealand, Canada and Provence. Her recent celebrity wine interviews include singers Kylie Minogue and Gary Barlow, chef Gordon Ramsay and the Delevingne sisters, all of whom are broadening the category’s appeal.
Prior to db, she spent three years as editorial assistant at Decanter magazine, where she interviewed everyone from national treasures Sir Trevor McDonald and Phillip Schofield, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and celebrated chef Ferran Adrià about their passion for wine.
She occasionally freelances for Marie Claire, Newsweek, GQ and online luxury lifestyle magazine The Arbuturian on food, wine and travel. Her other interest areas are photography, art, music, literature and film.
She has been shortlisted for the Louis Roederer Emerging Wine Writer of the Year award four times. In 2016 she was nominated for the Louis Roederer Food & Wine Writer of the Year award.
Lucy can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org