Jonathan Kleeman is
a Head Sommelier & Wine Buyer

I am head sommelier and wine buyer at two Michelin stars and 5 Rosettes Restaurant Story, Judge of wine & whole array of different products in fine dining, Qualified Cubano Havanas Expert, Sommelier Socks aficionado.
I live to unearth interesting wines, captivating champagnes, and stand out spirits of the less ordinary to fill the shops and people’s glasses.
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From kitchen pot wash, to working as a Sommelier with some of the best hospitality talents both on the floor and in the kitchen at sites like the Ritz Hotel, Social Eating House and Orwells, to wine competitions and consulting the private and multinational companies.


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What can I do for you?

Be it on a large or small scale, I can provide you with the expertise to ensure that you make an informed choice about the wines you consume or invest in.
I curate wine and drink lists for large receptions, discreet meetings, festivals and private parties.


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What Others Say

  • ’I have had the pleasure of working and tasting with Jonny during his time in both the on and off trade. His outstanding wine knowledge and palate are amongst the best I have encountered. Jonny is an outstanding operator and carefully selects wines that are intriguing, high quality and most importantly, the right fit for his clients. I look forward to working with him on future projects.’’
    Harry Crowther
    Writer & Wine Educator
  • "You won't get a more passionate, committed and up to speed sommelier, or as he calls himself 'head of hydration,' than Jonathan Kleeman. He is full of ideas, opinions and great company. He would be the ideal dinner party guest as he would not only be able to talk about the wines he would make you all laugh at the same time. A unique combination of wine knowledge with the ability to communicate and talk about wine to each and everyone. Sign him up."
    Richard Siddle
    Co-Founder & Editor of The-Buyer.net


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