Arabella Woodrow MW

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Arabella Woodrow MW, judge on the DWWA Germany and Italy panels in 2010

Arabella Woodrow MW joined the wine trade in 1979, after leaving university with a BA and a D Phil in Biochemistry, joining Harveys of Bristol to work in its fine wine Division, which provided and excellent grounding in all the classic wine regions. Since then, she has worked in many different sectors of the trade, based in various locations from the south of England to Scotland. She moved to Yorkshire to join Morrisons as wine trading manager in October 2007. After taking the WSET Higher Certificate and Diploma examinations in the early 1980s, she was awarded the Vintners’ Scholarship in 1983, then passed the MW exam in 1986. Outside of work, Arabella has been a keen sportswoman for a number of years, having run more than 40 marathons, and also taking part in triathlon and orienteering events regularly. She also enjoys cookery and cryptic crosswords.

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