Awards for new MWs announced

12th November, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt

The UK’s Jon Pepper and Anne McHale, along with Turkey’s Dilek Caner, dominated this year’s awards for new Masters of Wine.

12 new MWs were welcomed into Institute by Master Vintner Anthony Sykes and Jean-Michel Valette MW, the 51st chairman of the IMW

During a welcoming ceremony on Thursday last week for this year’s 12 new MWs, seven prizes were given in recognition of excellence in a particular area of the Master of Wine exam and sponsored by a supporter of the Institute.

Firstly, Dilek Caner MW was recipient of both The Villa Maria Award for her knowledge of viticulture as well as The Noval Award for her dissertation Washington State Syrah: US consumer and trade perspectives.

Similarly, Jon Pepper MW picked up two….

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One Response to “Awards for new MWs announced”

  1. John Wilkinson says:

    Congratulations to all of the new MWs. It should be mentioned that Eric Herner has also become only the fourth person to attain both the Master of Wine and the Master Sommelier titles.

    Bravo and well done.

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