Sonal Holland MW, India's first and only Master of Wine, is a judge at the 2017 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

Sonal Holland MW

India’s most qualified and acclaimed wine professional, Sonal Holland MW is India’s first and only Master of Wine. An award-winning wine broadcaster, certified wine educator, consultant and entrepreneur, Sonal Holland is the Founder of SoHo Wine Club that specialises in bringing an expertly curated collection of wines and finely curated experiences to highly discerning wine consumers in India.

Sonal is also the founder of Sonal Holland Wine Academy that offers certified WSET wine courses, research-backed expertise and consultancy to leading hotels and the trade. Her pioneering digital (YouTube) channel ‘Sonal Holland Wine TV’ has been awarded for its innovation in content creation by the Digital Women Awards, and been named the Best Wine Vlog in India by the Food Bloggers Association of India.

She has been regularly featured among the Top Women in Wine in India by the Indian Wine Academy. Blackbook – India’s top Luxury Insider, has featured Sonal among the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Luxury in 2015 and 2016, as well as among the Top 100 Most Influential People in Indian Luxury in 2016.