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Michael Hill Smith MW

Michael Hill Smith MW

Became an MW 1988

Based in Australia

Languages English


The first Australian to become an MW in 1988. Winner of the inaugural Madame Bollinger Tasting Medal. Co-founder Shaw+Smith (Adelaide Hills) Tolpuddle Vineyard (Tasmania) and MMAD Vineyard (Blewitt Springs) Wine Consultant Singapore Airlines. Joint Chair Decanter World Wine Awards and past Vice-Chair Decanter Asian Wine Awards. Order of Australia (AM) for contribution to the Australian Wine Industry 2008.

Industry sector(s): Business owner, Consultant, Marketing, PR, Wine judge, Winemaking

Wine styles: Champagne, Still red, Still white, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Australia, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Market expertise: Australia, Canada, North America, South East Asia, United Kingdom

Specialisms: Marketing wine, Restaurant wines