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Friday 12 February 2016

Institute of Masters of Wine

Brian Wheaton MW dies

Brian Wheaton MW, who became a master of wine in the ‘Summer of Love’, has died.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Record number of new MWs announced

A record 19 candidates have been awarded the Master of Wine qualification, as changes to the Research Paper saw more passes in a single year than ever before.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Johnson reflects on Lifetime Achievement

“I’ll try not to let you down,” Hugh Johnson OBE told a crowd of leading figures from the wine industry as he accepted his Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks Business editor becomes Master of Wine

The drinks business is thrilled to announce that its editor-in-chief Patrick Schmitt has become a Master of Wine, along with four other members of the wine trade.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 3 Comments »

Six new Masters of Wine announced

Six new Masters of Wine have been announced taking the total number of MWs worldwide to 319 in 24 countries.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

20% of Italy’s vineyards declared obsolete

As much as one fifth of Italy’s vineyards are “obsolete” according to Marchese Piero Antinori, the long-standing president of Marchesi Antinori.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 3 Comments »

IMW draws 450 wine pros to Florence

Jean-Michel Valette MW welcomed 450 wine professionals to Florence today for the eighth MW symposium.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 No Comments »

MW symposium attendees to get first taste of Chianti top tier

Attendees of next month’s Masters of Wine Symposium will become some of the first in the trade to taste wines from Chianti Classico’s new Gran Selezione classification.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Jackson Family to invest in Europe/partners with IMW

California-based Jackson Family Wines is looking to buy more properties in Europe and will be the only New World sponsor at this May’s Master of Wine symposium in Italy.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy made better by egg-shaped cellar

A tasting has shown that wines from Domaine Leflaive aged in the producer’s new egg-shaped cellar are superior to those stored in its old facility.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

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