Asia’s masters of wine
Debra Meiburg (2008):
director, Meiburg Wine Media; wine consultant, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon; chair, education committee for The Institute of Masters of Wine. Based in Hong Kong. www.debramasterofwine.com
Jeannie Cho Lee (2008):
founder, Asian Palate; wine professor, the Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management; wine consultant, Singapore Airlines. Based in Hong Kong. www.jeanniecholee.com
Annette Scarfe (2012):
independent consultant, primarily in London, Hong Kong, and Singapore; based in Singapore.
Tan Ying Hsien (2015):
executive director, Taberna Wine Academy; based in Singapore.
Kenichi Ohashi (2015):
sake expert assessor, National Research Institute of Brewing; sake co-chairman, International Wine Challenge London; Third-generation owner of a distributor specializing in wine, sake and local spirits; official sake instructor, Sake Samurai Society. Based in Tokyo.redbridge.jp
Fongyee Walker (2016):
co-founder, Dragon Phoenix Wine Consulting; specialist wine educator (in English and Mandarin) certified by WSET to level 4; columnist, Decanter magazine; contributor to the film Red Obsession. Based in Beijing. dpwc.co
Sonal Holland (2016):
founder of SOHO Wine Club and Sonal Holland Wine Academy; wine director at ITC Hotels in India; based in Mumbai.
Mark Pygott (2016):
consultant and level 3 WSET instructor. Based in Taiwan. www.markpygott.com