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David Round MW

David Round MW

Became an MW 1999

Based in United Kingdom

Languages English, French


After completing a BSc in Psychology at University College, London, my first job in the wine trade was on the shop floor at Fortnum and Mason. This was followed by six years with Berry Bros & Rudd, including four years as a buyer, and a four year stint as Fine Wine Manager at Direct Wines Ltd. I was then Buying & Marketing Director at Bancroft Wines for 6 years before joining Jascots as Director of Purchasing, PR and Marketing. I am now Head of Wine at Pix, a new wine discovery platform as well as a wine judge in a number of international competitions.

Current employer: Pix Wine

Primary area(s) of work: Trade, Strategy

Industry sector(s): Business owner, Buying, Consultant, Educator, Events, Wine judge

Wine styles: Champagne, English sparkling wines, Fine and rare wines, Fortified wines, Port, Still red, Still white, Still wines, Sweet wines

Wine region expertise: Australia, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, France, Germany, Italy, Languedoc, Loire, Rhone, Spain, Tuscany

Market expertise: United Kingdom

Specialisms: Distribution, Direct to consumer, HORECA, Importation, Marketing wine, Restaurant wines, Supplier/customer relationships, Wine judging