Matthew Stubbs MW, judge on the DWWA Languedoc-Roussillon panel in 2010
Matthew Stubbs MW began his career in the UK wine trade in 1987 after graduating with a language and business degree. He worked in all aspects of the business from sales, marketing and brand management to buying, sourcing and retail development. He spent 14 years with Seagram, one of the world’s largest drinks companies, followed by three years as director of wine at UK supermarket Safeway. In 2004, he moved to the South of France to set up own consultancy and training company. Finally in July 2008, he opened Vinécole, a wine school based at Domaine Gayda in the Languedoc. He qualified as an MW in 1996.