DWWA judge profile: Adrian Garforth MW

Adrian Garforth MW is a judge at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Adrian Garforth MW profile:

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 involves advising over 1,000 restaurants in the UK, as well as a variety of overseas importers, distributors and retailers.

In 1993 he became an MW, and in the late 1990s Garforth 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.

He created and established Jamaica’s first specialist fine wine importer and his agency business now specialises in Scandinavia and emerging markets around the world.

Adrian Garforth MW was first a judge at the DWWA in 2013.

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