13 new Masters of Wine have succeeded

Thirteen new Members have joined the Institute of Masters of Wine. The new Masters of Wine (MWs) live in eight countries – Australia, China, France, India, Ireland, Taiwan, the UK and the USA.

They are Richard Ballantyne (UK); Bree Boskov (Australia); Barbara Boyle (Ireland); Matt Deller MW (USA); Matthew Forster (UK); Sonal Holland (India); Jeremy Lithgow (UK); Mary Margaret McCamic (USA); Iain Munson (France); Mick O’Connell (Ireland); Mark Pygott (Taiwan); Ana-Emilia Sapungiu (UK); Fongyee Walker (China).

There are now 353 Masters of Wine in 28 countries.

The Masters of Wine Examination consists of three stages, including Theory and Practical Exams, and culminates in the submission of a final Research Paper, an in-depth study on a wine related topic from any area of the sciences, arts, humanities, or social sciences.