David Womersley

David Womersley is the Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature at Oxford. For more than 30 years he has helped with the selection of wines for two Oxford colleges

Gekoski focuses the protagonist’s nightmarish vilification around the career and writings of Jonathan Swift

The story of wine is a glorious story which illuminates the topics of more conventional histories

A new anthology displays Shakespeare’s engagement with the sonnet form across his career, but at a high cost

David Womersley reveres Roger Scruton on wine

David Womersley reviews Waugh on Wine by Auberon Waugh