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Deloitte & Touche LLP become an official supporter of the IMW

Deloitte & Touche LLP become an official supporter of the IMW

Deloitte’s Winery Solutions and Services has become an official supporter of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW).

Headed by Certified Sommelier Michael Juergens, the practice seeks to support the growth of wineries. The company has over 700 professionals dedicated to serving clients in the wine industry, providing business acumen across the oenological process.

Deloitte’s offers approaches and solutions to wine production, winery technology, marketing, and enterprise resource planning, in order to allow greater stability and opportunities for innovation for its wine industry clients.

Michael Juergens said, “As a wine industry professional I understand how important the Institute is to the wine industry, and we are pleased to be able to support their objectives however we can.”

Julian Gore-Booth, IMW executive director, said, “The IMW is delighted to welcome Deloitte as a supporter. With vast experience in the business of wine Deloitte provides a valuable perspective that we look forward to harnessing for the benefit of our students, our members and for the wine community as a whole.”

ENDS

For more information contact:
Belinda Eaton
Marketing and Communications Manager
Institute of Masters of Wine
+44 (0)207 383 9136
beaton@mastersofwine.org

Notes to editors:

About the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW)
The IMW is a membership organisation with an exceptional international reputation. For almost 70 years, its members – the Masters of Wine (MWs) – have been at the forefront of leadership and expertise in the world of wine. The IMW’s mission is to promote excellence, interaction and learning across all sectors of the global wine community. MWs prove their comprehensive understanding of wine by passing the MW exam, recognised worldwide for its rigour and exacting standards. In addition to passing the exam, members must sign the code of conduct before they are entitled to use the initials MW. This requires them to uphold the highest standards of commercial conduct within the industry. Today, there are 414 Masters of Wine working in 30 countries. The membership encompasses winemakers, sommeliers, buyers, journalists, shippers, consultants, viticulturalists, academics, educators and more. There are 307 students from 36 countries in the 2022-23 MW study programme. The IMW works with 34 supporters and two research and industry associates, who help promote the IMW’s mission. The five principal supporters are Austrian Wine, AXA Millésimes, Constellation Brands, the Madame Bollinger Foundation, and Waitrose and Partners.