International wine &
spirit competition

Panel Judges

Panel Judges

Emma Dawson MW

Emma Dawson MW
Speciality

Wines

Position

Panel Judge

Website

www.52grapes.com

Emma Dawson MW is a senior wine buyer for Berkmann Wine Cellars.

Within her role she manages regional France including Bordeaux, Loire, Alsace & Jura, Southern Italy and Sicily and South America.

She also specialises in wines from emerging regions including; Greece, Lebanon, Israel, Croatia, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Japan and India.

Prior to working at Berkmann Wine Cellars she was a wine buyer at Marks and Spencer for 9 years.

She came to the wine world late, having previously worked in film and media and studied wine as an enthusiast.

In her spare time, she runs educational wine tastings for consumers called “Naked Grape Tastings”.

Last year Emma embarked on a new venture 52grapes.com with her partner Andy.

A free participation website that offers consumers the chance to join in the challenge to taste 52 grapes in 52 weeks; with Emma and Andy acting as their guides.