Misha’s June feature in Wine Business Magazine

Pay it ForwardWBM Cover June 2013

In any conversation with Cameron Douglas, New Zealand’s first and only Master Sommelier (MS) you’ll frequently hear him use the expression ‘pay it forward’. It’s one of the philosophies of the Court of Master Sommeliers (CMS), and it’s certainly something Douglas embodies in spirit and commitment when mentoring students around the world and sharing his vast wine knowledge.

In this article, Misha discovers just what it takes to pass the MS qualification in terms of time and commitment as well as the ongoing global responsibilities for sharing knowledge. She also gets an insight into the world of the Sommelier and finds what they think about New Zealand wines and what the opportunities are on the wine lists!

To read the full article download the PDF version below.

Pay it forward – Download PDF

Misha’s feature “Across the ditch” with stories of interest to the New Zealand wine industry are published in Wine Business Magazine each month.

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