DWWA judge profile: Victoria Mason

Victoria Mason is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Victoria Mason Victoria Mason Victoria Mason is a wine buyer for Waitrose. Her role involves sourcing wines from South Africa, the Loire Valley, Eastern & Central Europe, and England & Wales, as well as buying alternative wine formats (small bottles, cans, bag in box). She has 7 …

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DWWA judge profile: Robert Mathias

Robert Mathias is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Robert Mathias Robert Mathias Robert Mathias works as a Wine Buyer at Bibendum PLB, London, where he is responsible for sourcing wine from France, Central and Eastern Europe and the Far East and managing the portfolio for both on-trade (Bibendum) and off-trade (Walker & Wodehouse, PLB). Having …

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DWWA judge profile: Aina Mee Myhre MW

Aina Mee Myhre MW is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Aina Mee Myhre MW Aina Mee Myhre MW Aina Mee Myhre MW graduated with a degree in marketing from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo and ESADE and ICADE in Spain, before starting her career in wine with Pernod Ricard in 2005. Since then, she …

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In Home Wine Tasting

Rancho Capistrano Winery is expanding its wine tasting parties to include an in home wine tasting service. Perfect for making the most out of a small get together. Drink RCW wine while learning how to taste like a pro in the comfort of your own home. source

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Kelly Clarkson Sings Praises for Belle Glos Pinot; Bob Dylan Takes Whiskey to Church (Wine Spectator)

Singer Kelly Clarkson has been busy—topping Billboard’s pop, country and dance charts; hosting The Voice; writing kids’ books; and valiantly defending Pinot Noir in the face of wine haters on Twitter—for some two decades straight now. So she could use a minute, and a glass of wine. But rather than take her R&R offstage, the Grammy Award–winning artist, beloved for …

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DWWA judge profile: Emanuel Pesqueira

Emanuel Pesqueira is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Emanuel Pesqueira Emanuel Pesqueira is a highly-experienced management professional with extensive expertise in food, beverage, and hospitality services. He has held various management and Sommelier roles. These have included being the Food and Beverage Manager at The Oxford and Cambridge Club and Head Sommelier & Maître D’hôtel …

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DWWA judge profile: Rostislav Petrov

Rostislav Petrov is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Rostislav Petrov Rostislav Petrov Rostislav Petrov started his journey in the world of fine wine over 10 years ago. From the shop floor of Harrods wine and spirits department to working with some of the best fine wine merchants in UK, he has gained a wealth of …

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Closson Chase 2016 Churchside Chardonnay (Ontario Wine Review #313)

SUBSCRIBE to this video series: This week’s video looks at the Closson Chase 2016 Churchside Chardonnay ($44.95 each – available at the winery). You can visit the Michael Pinkus Wine Review website here: – where you can subscribe to the weekly newsletter and much more. Join Michael Pinkus, the Grape Guy, every Wednesday as he reviews another bottle of interesting, …

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En Garde Winery

En Garde founder and winemaker Csaba Szakál grew up on his family’s vineyards learning the art of winemaking from the ground (or soil!) up. As a boy in Hungary he spent his summer holidays helping his grandparents take care of their grape vines and fruit trees. He quickly learned the value of hard work. He also witnessed the relationship between …

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DWWA judge profile: Peter Ranscombe

Peter Ranscombe is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Peter Ranscombe Peter Ranscombe became the wine columnist and drinks blogger for Scottish Field magazine in 2014 and completed his Wine & Spirit Education Trust diploma the following year. He is also the Scotland correspondent for The Winerist website and has written about drinks for Decanter, Club …

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DWWA judge profile: Gill Sykes

Gill Sykes is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Gill Sykes Gill Sykes holds the WSET Diploma and is a qualified Sommelier. She has worked in the wine industry in many guises from sales and marketing for boutique wineries to regional promotion to wine tourism. She has been a Manager in wine retail for the last …

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Stick McGhee – Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee

This is the ORIGINAL original version, from 1947. The record went nowhere until he recut it in 1949 for Atlantic, which is the version most people know. Note, his orignal lyric was “drinkin’ wine, mutherf#cker, drinkin’ wine, goddam!” (they cleaned it up just a little…) source

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DWWA judge profile: Martin Tickle

Martin Tickle is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Martin Tickle Martin Tickle Martin Tickle joined the wine trade in 2002, working for Majestic Wine. He is currently the Fine Wine Buyer for Jeroboams Wine Merchants, with a particular focus on the wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne. Martin joins DWWA for the first time as a …

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DWWA judge profile: Jonas Tofterup MW

Jonas Tofterup MW is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Jonas Tofterup MW Jonas Tofterup MW has strong technical and practical wine knowledge thanks to his M.Sc. in Viticulture and Enology as well as working with more than 20 wineries across 3 continents over his career. Since 2015, he has worked for Viña Valdivieso Chile as …

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DWWA judge profile: Pierre Vila Palleja

Pierre Vila Palleja is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Pierre Vila Palleja Pierre Vila Palleja is a wine writer, journalist, restaurant manager and sommelier. Since 2015 he has worked as a journalist for Revue du Vin de France. Pierre works as Restaurant Manager and Head Sommelier at Le Petit Sommelier in Paris, which has received …

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DWWA judge profile: Peter Wallbridge

Peter Wallbridge is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) Peter Wallbridge Peter Wallbridge currently works as a Buyer for Spain and South America for Enotria, drawing on his extensive knowledge of Spain and the Spanish culture. Previously, he ran his own business distributing premium wines to the on trade as well as hosting and organising private …

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