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Bree Stock MW

Bree Stock MW

Became an MW 2016

Based in United States

Languages English


Born and raised in Australia, her career has had an intentionally broad and international perspective. In Canada, Sommelier and wine program development roles in fine dining restaurants took her from Vancouver, BC to Nova Scotia and led to sommelier certifications and the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Diploma. Sales and portfolio management roles have taken her around Australia with one of Australia's largest family owned wine companies, DeBortoli Wines and to Australia's pre-eminent modern Spanish and Portuguese importer, The Spanish Acquisition in Melbourne. Since 2008, Bree has been an independent wine industry management consultant specializing in education program development and sensory training, consulting to some of Australia's finest independent retailers and wine education programs. She has provided market analysis for wineries and importers, brand analysis and wine business management consulting. An experienced international wine judge, regional market advisor and presenter, and a wine writer and sometime winemaker she has held harvest and consulting positions in Australia, Austria, Portugal and the US. A Master of Wine specializing in wine education development, she currently consults to the Oregon Wine Board on industry education development.

Primary area(s) of work: Trade, Strategy, Communication

Industry sector(s): Project management, Marketing, Sales, Buying, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge, Wine tourism

Wine region expertise: Australia, Austria, Canada, New South Wales, Portugal, South Australia, USA, Victoria, Galicia, Spain, Tasmania, Washington, Oregon

Market expertise: Australia, North America, Canada, South East Asia, South America, Eastern Europe

Specialisms: Processing of grapes, Fermentation, Marketing wine, Supplier/customer relationships, Identifying and meeting consumer demand, Importation, Distribution, Direct to consumer, Food and wine pairing, Wine labels, Wine tourism, Branding