Tom Pears is a food and drinks journalist based in London, United Kingdom. I have worked in the Beer industry in the UK for a number of years now, culminating in becoming a member of the UK judging panel at the World Beer Awards earlier this year. I am also a craft beer influencer on Instagram (@tom_tappd) and have over 6.5k followers worldwide. I have wrote in a variety of fields, as well as pieces on beer, I have written restaurant reviews, listicles features and long form copy.
A feature for Euronews in which I explore the recent boom in hop farming across Europe and the UK, and the future for Hop farmers globally.
An article for Euronews about the rise in prominence of Orange wines, exploring why their popularity has risen in recent times but also the history behind the style.
A feature for Euronews exploring the rise in prominence of foraging in the production of beer, all over the globe.
A feature for Living.it about the variety of ways that breweries both big and small are looking to lower their carbon footprint.