In recognition of International Women's Day we would like to highlight some of the women in the wine trade that have inspired us over the years

#IWD2020 #IWD #InternationalWomensDay #InternationalWomensDay2020 #wine #womenofwine #finewine #winetrade #winebusiness #vin #vino Image
Corrinne Mentzelopoulos owns & runs the prestigious #Bordeaux Chateau #Margaux and is often cited as one of the leading female figures in the #wine trade. Mentzelopoulos received the distinction of Officer of the Legion of Honor in 2012.

#IWWD2020 #iwwd #InternationalWomensDay Image
Jancis Robinson is a #wine critic & journalist writing for the @FT, as well as her own website Her writing career started in 1975 & over the years has led to a string of awards and recognition as one of the most influential wine critics in the world. Image
Saskia de Rothschild is the latest of the #Rothschild Family to take the helm at Chateau #Lafite Rothschild. With history as an investigative journalist, Saskia has never been afraid of a challenge, so becoming the youngest person to run a first growth estate is a perfect fit. Image
Sarah Ahmed is an award winning #wine writer, educator & judge who writes for Decanter Magazine alongside her own Specialising in #wines from #Portugal & #Australia, in 2013 she was admitted to the rank of Cavaleiro of the Confraria do Vinho do Porto. Image
Serena Sutcliffe is the head of @SothebysWine international #wine department & a respected wine writer. The 2nd woman to become a Master of Wine, Sutcliffe was also awarded the title of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour for her work promoting French wine Image
Jane Anson is Decanter Magazine’s #Bordeaux correspondent, writes for South #China Morning Post and is a published #wine author. A wine educator at Bordeaux Ecole du #Vin, Anson holds a masters in publishing & a tasting diploma from the Bordeaux Faculty of #Oenology. Image
Albiera Antinori, 27th generation member of the #Antinori family, is the President of #Italian #wine dynasty Marchesi Antinori. Closely supported by her sisters Allegra & Alessia, the trio work together to continue the #family traits of #tradition, passion & intuition. Image
Veronique Sanders, MD of Chateau Haut-Bailly is the 4th generation of her family to work with the property. Her interests span from #viticulture & #winemaking through to #architecture. A self-confessed people person, she has helped to drive the #hospitality side of the business. Image
There are obviously countless other inspirational women in the wine trade, so please feel free to add your suggestions...

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