Pierpaolo Petrassi MW

Pierpaolo Petrassi MW

Date an MW: 2007
Based in: UK

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Biography

Pierpaolo Petrassi was born in London of Italian parents and holds dual Italian & British citizenship. He followed his father into the wine industry in 1983 and having worked for the Carnevale Group, International Wine Services, WaverleyTBS & Tesco, he became Head of Buying for Beers, Wines, Spirits & Tobacco at Waitrose in 2010. Pierpaolo was the first Italian to become a Master of Wine, having worked with Italian wine throughout his career and having lectured and spoken on Italian wine over three decades. He lives in Windsor, Berkshire with his wife Astrid and children Jessica, Oliver, Luca, Charlotte & Daniel.