DWWA 2013 Languedoc-Roussillon Judging Panel
Arabella Woodrow MW joined the wine trade in 1979 after leaving university with a BA and a D Phil in Biochemistry. She worked first in the Fine Wine Division of Harveys of Bristol, which gave her an excellent grounding in all the classic wine regions, and after taking the WSET Higher Certificate and Diploma examinations in the early 1980s, Arabella was awarded the Vintners’ Scholarship in 1983 and passed the MW exam in 1986. Since then, Arabella has worked in many different sectors of the trade and has been based in various locations from the south of England to Scotland, and currently resides in West Yorkshire, where she works from home, consulting for Broadland Wineries as their Wine Director. Outside of work, Arabella has been a keen sportswoman for a number of years and has run over 40 marathons and numerous triathlons, but her main athletic challenge currently lies in orienteering events.