Dan White is a veteran horticulturist of 28 years experience who qualified and trained at Hampton Court Palace Gardens. He also conducts home wine tastings and is an expert wine consultant who specialises in studying the world's most valuable horticultural crop.
Dan’s abilities include being a proficient speaker in horticultural and viticultural matters. He completed field training at Eltham Palace, the Royal Parks, Merrist Wood College, RHS Wisley, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Nymans and Sheffield Park. He was also on the apprentice led Royal Parks Training Centre gold medal winning team at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show of 1988, and the apprentice led Royal Parks Training Centre gold medal winning team at the RHS London Flower Show of 1988.
Since starting in private practice he has managed and maintained gardens for a range of clients, including premier league footballers, TV and Radio presenters, and medical and legal professionals.
Dan’s experience in horticulture and viticulture research is extensive and he can articulate well on paper and to deadline. He is a member of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (3)
Gold medal winning team - RHS Chelsea Flower show 1988 (professional)
I was part of the apprentice led Royal Parks training centre gold medal winning team at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 1988.
Gold medal winning team - RHS London Halls 1988 (professional)
I was part of the apprentice led Royal Parks training centre gold medal winning team at the Westminster Flower Show RHS London Halls 1988.
Royal Parks Training Centre: City and Guilds of London, Amenity Horticulture 1988
- Royal Horticultural Society
- Historic Royal Palaces
- English Heritage
- The Royal Parks
- Clarity - Employment for Blind People
- Vicomte Bernard de Romanet
- Wellcome Trust
Sample Talks (1)
How to get the best out of wine
In order to get the best out of wine, its essential that a few basics are observed. These can include
What grape is the wine made out of?
Is it a blend or a varietal?
Which vintage is it from?
Where were the grapes grown?
When were the grapes harvested?
How to taste wine?
How to store wine?
Learning about yeast and fermentation.
Answering these questions for customers and people who want to learn is essential in helping others to acquire a knowledge of wine and the wine industry.
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