Hugo Rose MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)
Hugo Rose MW profile:
Hugo Rose MW joined the wine industry in 1982 after a brief career as a ‘garagiste’ (motorcycle mechanic), and is currently director of Vinsignia, a fine wine asset management company. After almost 20 years with UK fine wine merchants Lay & Wheeler, and then working as head of trading at Culver Street, Rose set up his own consultancy offering a variety of commercial services to the wine industry, including project development, cellar maturity evaluation and tastings of historic vintages. Rose is a former chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine and is currently chairman of the Wine Investment Association.
He has written on wine investment, en primeur and terroir for Decanter,World of Fine Wine, Drinks Business, Director and Vinforum.
Hugo Rose MW was first a DWWA judge in 2004.