Rosemary George MW

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Rosemary George MW, Regional Chair for Italy

Rosemary George MW joined the wine trade in 1972 and in 1979 became one of the first ever female MWs. She began her career as a freelance wine journalist in 1981 and since then has had articles published in many internationally respected publications including Decanter, Sommelier India and the Quarterly Review of Wines in the US. As a prominent wine writer, she has held the position of chairman of the Circle of Wine Writers and is currently one of the two vice-presidents. She has now written 11 wine books on different wine regions of the world, including two on Tuscany, most recently Treading Grapes: Walking through the Vineyards of Tuscany. She follows the Languedoc closely, and has a second home there, and writes a blog on the region www.tastelanguedoc.blogspot.com. She has tasted in several top wine competitions including the Air New Zealand Wine Show, and has chaired judging panels in both Chablis and Minervois.

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