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Mark de Vere

As Master of Wine for Constellation Brands, Mark presents fine wine educational programs to consumers and wine trade audiences around the world.
A native of Oxford, England, Mark began his early interest in wine while studying history at Oxford University. He was an officer of the University Wine Society and a member of the Oxford Wine Tasting team.
Graduating from Oxford with a growing interest in wine, Mark worked as an account manager for Oddbins, a dynamic UK retail and wholesale wine company specializing in an international selection of wines. During his three... READ MORE

As Master of Wine for Constellation Brands, Mark presents fine wine educational programs to consumers and wine trade audiences around the world.
A native of Oxford, England, Mark began his early interest in wine while studying history at Oxford University. He was an officer of the University Wine Society and a member of the Oxford Wine Tasting team.
Graduating from Oxford with a growing interest in wine, Mark worked as an account manager for Oddbins, a dynamic UK retail and wholesale wine company specializing in an international selection of wines. During his three years with Oddbins, Mark gained considerable experience in all aspects of the wine trade and studied for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, successfully completing his certificate, higher certificate and diploma examinations.
Following his stint with Oddbins, Mark became a manager for Windrush Wines, an independent merchant handling a range of select fine wines and foods from around the world. After leaving Windrush, Mark worked for a year in vineyards and wineries in five major regions of Australia and New Zealand.
In 1994, Mark became a candidate for the Institute of Masters of Wine, recognized as the most prestigious international wine education organization in the world. In 1997, he successfully completed the four-day examination and is currently, one of only 38 Masters of Wine residing in the U.S.
Mark lives in the Napa Valley and since 1997, has continued his adventures in wine with Robert Mondavi and the Constellation Academy of Wine, learning, training and educating. He is also North American Education Director for the Institute of Masters of Wine. He participates as a judge at wine competitions internationally.

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