Mary Margaret McCamic MW

Mary Margaret McCamic MW

Date an MW: 2016
Based in: USA

Biography

Mary Margaret is one of only 40 Masters of Wine residing in the United States, of whom only 14 are women. She became a Master of Wine in 2016, and is based in Napa Valley, California, where she works as the sales manager at Screaming Eagle. Mary Margaret was the recipient of two prestigious awards for her performance on the Master of Wine exams, earning both the Bollinger Medal for outstanding tasting ability and the Overall Achievement Award for being the top student in her graduating class. In addition to being a Master of Wine, Mary Margaret holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was also a four-year varsity swimmer. In 2011, Mary Margaret completed the WSET Diploma and was awarded the Wine Australia Scholarship for achieving the highest overall score in the United States. Mary Margaret has worked on nearly every side of the wine business, with experience in restaurant, wholesale, retail, and direct to consumer wine sales in key U.S. markets, including New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area. These roles have allowed her to develop extensive experience in wine sales and education, as well as marketing, writing, and developing wine-related curriculum for both professionals and consumers. When not selling, teaching, or talking about wine, you can find Mary Margaret drinking it. Her glass is usually filled with Burgundy or Champagne.