DWWA 2013 Austria Judging Panel
Mark Savage MW was born in Uganda and classically educated at University College, Oxford, where he was also president of the university’s Wine Circle. He gained early wine trade experience with Moët & Chandon, Harrods, O.W.Loeb, and Tanners and, in 1975, was awarded The Vintners Scholarship, as well as winning the Ruinart Champagne Bursary to research the wine industry of the US Pacific Northwest. Mark passed his MW in 1980, and is currently the Owner and Managing Director of Savage Selection, a company which imports wines from small family estates in 16 countries. Occasionally contributing to wine journals, including The World of Fine Wine, Mark is the author of The Red Wines of Burgundy.