Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW is the Regional Chair for Tuscany at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2024.
Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW
Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW is a dual Italian/Canadian citizen who left corporate life in Toronto and moved to London to pursue her passion for wine.
Today she is a highly respected and sought-after wine lecturer, having taught wine industry professionals since 2004 at WSET in London where she is a consultant tutor, specialising in Italy, France and the New World. She has authored articles on wines, wine regions and wine-related events in trade publications and WSET journals.
Utilising her specialist knowledge of wine regions, Cherutti-Kowal is a consultant to restaurants and wineries, and also acts as an ambassador for trade bodies.
Michelle joined the DWWA as a judge for the first time in 2020, and was the Acting Regional Chair for Veneto at the DWWA 2021 and Tuscany in 2022.
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