Ed Adams MW

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Ed Adams MW, judge on the DWWA South Africa panel in 2010

Ed Adams MW joined the wine trade in 1983, working at old Bristol wine firm Howells’ shop in Bristol city centre. He then worked at Wines from Spain (1985-86) before joining the Co-op as a buyer in 1987, ending up as bulk wines and spirits buyer at what later became Kingsland wines & spirits. He became an MW in 1991 and joined Western Wines in 1994 as purchasing and quality control director. After the Vincor/ Constellation buyout he left in February 2006 to work with Bruce Jack of Flagstone and Constellation in South Africa. He continues to work with Jack on their Spanish wine project, La Báscula, which now comprises six wines from various denominations throughout Spain and is being sold in 11 countries.

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