What Spain's MWs like – introduction

Ferran Centelles

This year’s Outstanding WSET Alumnus (pictured) asked the eight Masters of Wine most closely associated with Spain to nominate five great Spanish wines and to outline current trends. Here he introduces an eight-part series we plan to publish on Fridays and Mondays over the next few weeks, in the order in which they qualified as an MW. (We resort to alphabetical order for the three MWs who qualified in 2017.)

The 60 articles written by Richard Hemming comprising his Diary of an MW student affected me deeply. Discovering the ins and outs of this prestigious qualification was like living an adventure that...