Taste the Mastery!

MW tasting booklet outside

This was the title of an event at the beginning of the recent MW symposium in Wiesbaden during which 36 Masters of Wine showed off a pair of wines they had made. So how masterful were they?

I always say that there is no gathering noisier than a roomful of MWs, this based on get-togethers at Vintners’ Hall in London. Imagine then, if you will, a large hall in a conference centre in Wiesbaden, Germany, thronged with about 500 MWs and MW students from all over the world getting together on the first night of a conference. Add to the...