DWWA 2013 Australia Judging Panel

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Sam Caporn MW

Sam Caporn MW joined the wine trade in 1996 working for Majestic. Following this she moved to John Armit Wines, where she joined the purchasing department in a supporting role, before becoming Tastings Co-Ordinator for Wine Magazine. After a number of years in this role, Sam joined Direct Wines’ buying team, with responsibility for Australia, New Zealand, Champagne, the Loire and Central and Eastern Europe, before becoming Wine Development Manager at Constellation (now Accolade Wines). She became a Master of Wine in 2011, winning the Madame Bollinger Foundation Award for outstanding achievement in the tasting paper, and is currently in the process of setting up her own wine events and education company.