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Rose Murray Brown MW

Rose Murray Brown MW

Became an MW 1998

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality British

Languages English


Born in north of England. Educated at Wycombe Abbey School, Bucks; graduated with MA Honours at St Andrews University, Scotland; spent year in Italy with scholarship to Perugia University. Joined Sotheby's wine department in 1983 - working for 12 years as wine & spirit specialist. Since 1987 worked as The Scotsman newspaper's weekly wine columnist, also writing for other specialist trade and consumer magazines and radio broadcasts. As a certified wine educator based in Scotland, currently hosts a large programme of consumer wine courses, wine masterclasses, charity tastings, fine wine dinners, team building days, corporate entertainment - and virtual tastings. Organises & hosts exclusive group wine tours (2018 Portugal, 2019 California & Oregon, 2021 Jerez & 2021 Germany) - and bespoke tailor-made tours for clients. An active charity fundraiser - creator of the Comic Relief Wine Fair, a bi-annual wine fair.

Primary area(s) of work: Communication

Industry sector(s): Events, Journalism, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge, Wine tourism

Wine styles: Sparkling wine, English sparkling wines, Sherry, Still white, Still red, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Germany, Mosel, Alsace, UK, Jerez

Market expertise: China

Specialisms: Direct to consumer, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, Wine tourism, Training, Wine judging