DWWA 2013 Central, Eastern and Northern Europe Judging Panel
Born and educated in Ireland but now living in New York, Mary Gorman MW is an independent wine consultant with a major focus on education and business strategy. She is also the wine columnist for lifestyle blog and website Apartment Therapy, speaks at seminars and conferences, and holds tastings for both private and corporate clients. Mary decided to follow her passion for wine in 2002, and in 2011 she became a Master of Wine (winning the Vina Errazuriz Award for excellence in the Business of Wine exam paper) and is currently a member of the Institute’s North American Education committee, as well as sitting on the board for the Society of Wine Educators. Prior to 2002, Mary worked for 17 years in the fields of international marketing, business development and management consulting.