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Jay Youmans MW

Jay Youmans MW

Became an MW 2004

Based in United States

Languages English


Jay Youmans is owner of Rock Creek Wine Merchants, a sales and marketing consultancy; and managing director of the Capital Wine School in Washington, DC, Jay became an MW in 2004. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Primary area(s) of work: Trade, Communication

Industry sector(s): Events, Marketing, Sales, Distribution, Business owner, Off trade, On trade, Journalism, Author, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge, Market access, Academic, Wine business strategy

Wine styles: Fine and rare wines, Sparkling wine, Still white, Still red, Still rosé, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Argentina, Australia, Canterbury (NZ), Central Otago, Hawke's Bay, Lombardy, Marche, Marlborough, Mendoza, New Zealand, Portugal, South Australia, USA, South America, France, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, Languedoc, Loire, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Spain, Priorat, Valencia, Italy, Piedmont, Tuscany, Tasmania, California, Oregon, Provence, Maremma, Virginia, Martinborough, Nelson

Market expertise: North America

Specialisms: Marketing wine, Supplier/customer relationships, Routes to market, Distribution, HORECA, Supermarket and multiple retail, Events, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, Branding, Training, Education, New business development, Events, Wine judging