DWWA 2013 New Zealand Judging Panel
Adrian Garforth MW runs an export agency business concentrating on New Zealand and South African wines, and also consults internationally as Director of Blackrock Wines. His consultation work sees Adrian advising over 1,000 restaurants in the UK, as well as a variety of importers, distributors and retailers. In 1993 he became an MW, and in the late 1990s Adrian was involved in the creation of the Spier wine business and lived in South Africa, leading to him becoming a specialist in the country’s wines. Adrian also helped create and build Jamaica’s only specialist fine wine importation business, established in 2004, which represents the likes of Chapoutier, Drouhin, and Gaja, among others.