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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 now run Round About Wine, my own consultancy, and work as a wine judge and wine educator.

Primary area(s) of work: Trade

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

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

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

Market expertise: United Kingdom

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