Annette Scarfe MW was awarded the prestigious Master of Wine (MW) title in 2012, winning the Noval Award for her dissertation on Ribera del Duero. She is one of 10 MW’s living and working in Asia. She is an active member of the Institute of Masters of Wine, sitting on two committees: Events and Education. Annette is a wine consultant for generic and trade bodies and regularly conducts Masterclasses throughout Asia. She is also a restaurant consultant curating and buying for restaurants in Asia and London. She is well known as a judge of two of Asia’s premier sommelier competitions (Sopexa Asia Best Sommelier in French Wines, Singapore National Sommelier Competition). Annette is a WSET and Bordeaux educator and runs tastings and masterclasses for media, trade and consumers internationally. Additionally, Annette judges extensively at wine competitions across 3 continents including Panel Chair at the International Wine Challenge. She is based in Singapore where she has lived for over 20 years.