Jack Whitaker MW

Jack Whitaker MW

Date an MW: 1993
Based in: UK
Profession: Retired

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Biography

Soon after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Jack Whitaker joined the finance department of brewers Charrington & Co, the start of an enjoyable career in financial management in the drinks industry. His interest in wine really developed during his time as Finance Director of off-licence retailers, Augustus Barnett. He became an MW in 1993. He has now retired from full time employment. He was the Hon. Treasurer and Company Secretary of the Institute of Masters of Wine between 1994 and 2007. He takes every opportunity to taste and increase his knowledge of wine. He applies that knowledge in wine judging and whenever appropriate opportunities arise.