James Read

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James Read, judge on the DWWA Bordeaux panel in 2010

James Read is a senior trading manager of Wine Networks, an international fine wine merchant based in London. He has more than 12 years of experience in the wine trade: having worked for Oddbins, Moët et Chandon in Champagne, Château Loudenne in Bordeaux, Sotheby's wine department in New York and has been in London selling fine wine to private and trade customers since 2002. He holds the WSET Diploma, the Diplôme Universitaire d'Aptitude à la Dégustation des Vins from the University of Bordeaux, has passed the Practical (tasting) section of the MW exam, and is currently studying for the Theory section.

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