Three New Masters of Wine (MW) Announced
Three new MWs are joining the venerated Institute of Masters of Wine.
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The prestigious Institute of Masters of Wine has announced three new Masters of Wine (MW). The new members of the London-headquartered Institute are Claire Blackler MW from the UK, Michael Henley MW from New Zealand and Siobhan Turner MW, also from the UK. The new MWs join ten Masters of Wine announced in February to form the 2021 vintage of 13 MWs. The Institute is a membership organisation whose members are the Masters of Wine.
419 MWs in the world
MWs have to pass stringent qualifying exams, involving a series of theory papers, blind tasting exams and an individual research paper. There are now 419 MWs globally – 268 men and 151 women spread across 31 countries. Since the first exam in 1953, fewer than 500 people have become an MW.
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