Australia / New South Wales / Sydney

Roberta Muir

Sherry lover, cookbook author and freelance food, wine and lifestyle writer, Roberta Muir loves sharing her passion for cooking, eating, drinking and travelling while promoting and connecting great producers, products and chefs. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Gastronomy from the University of Adelaide and is a qualified Sherry educator and cheese judge. Author of the Sydney Seafood School Cookbook and 500 Cheeses and co-author of A Lombardian Cookbook (with chef Alessandro Pavoni), A Sardinian Cookbook (with chef Giovanni Pilu) and Wild Weed Pie (with chef Janni Kyritsis), she managed Australia’s largest recreational cooking school, Sydney Seafood School at Sydney Fish Market, from 1997- March 2021. A keen cook, enthusiastic diner and adventurous traveller, Roberta shares her recipes and experiences through her Food-Wine-Travel website and weekly newsletters and her passion for Sherry specifically through the Jerez Junkies Facebook Group ( She lives in Sydney with her husband - photographer, spirits expert and fellow food lover - Franz Scheurer.