DWWA 2013 New Zealand Judging Panel
Dr. Liz Thach MW is a management and wine business professor at Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute, where she teaches in both the undergraduate and Wine MBA programs. Following her passion, Liz has visited most of the major wine regions of the world, and more than 35 countries. In addition, she has published over 90 articles and 5 wine textbooks, including Wine – A Global Business and Wine Marketing & Sales. A fifth generation Californian, Liz finished her Ph.D. at Texas A&M, and now lives on Sonoma Mountain where she tends a small hobby vineyard and makes 'garagiste' wine. She also works as a wine judge in various competitions, and has served on many non-profit wine boards.