Master of Wine

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I recently received the news of passing Stage 1 of my Masters of Wine journey; the first major milestone.

I now progress to Stage 2… a current pass rate of 11% is enough to make you quiver, but this fact also makes the challenge all the more tantalising. It is a twisted obsession, but one that has seen me fall in love with wine all over again.

The Masters of Wine (MW) is a global wine title renowned for its prestige, difficulty and notoriously high standards. It is a challenge of mind, body and soul that has broken the greatest of wine pundits over the last 60 years. There are currently only 380 MW’s in the world, working in 30 countries. There are 24 MW’s right now in Australia.

Follow my MW progress on Instagram.

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