Markus del Monego MW is Regional Chair for Germany and Austria at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2019.

Markus del Monego MW

Markus Del Monego MW holds the title of Best Sommelier of the World 1998, as well as Master of Wine, and is both wine advisor to Lufthansa airlines and owner/managing director of consultancy company tasteTainment GmbH. Based in Essen, Germany, he advises merchants, producers and private individuals on wine.

Del Monego was born in Switzerland and grew up in Germany, where he began hotelier training at the Dorint Resort & Spa in Bad Brückenau.

He then worked as sommelier in the Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Hamburg, and later at the Dorint Park Hotel Bremen and The Savoy in London.

Del Monego is also a Master of Saké, Sake Samurai, Ambassador of the Accademia del Barolo, and Ambassador of the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne in Germany.

Markus also publishes a website.

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