| 11.04.2019

Somm-antic Drift

Bob has over forty years in the wine trade. He was a long-time wine store owner prior to becoming an MW in 2002. After selling his shop, he went into corporate roles, holding key leadership roles for major wine retailers throughout the US and Australia, such as Wal-Mart, Southeastern Grocers, Bevmo, and Coles. He is currently a Managing Partner of a wine import company focusing on exclusive brands and private label. He’s also a Consulting Editor for the Somm Journal and Tasting Panel Magazines, along with a wine YouTube channel at Bob Paulinski, Master of Wine which posts new content each week. He routinely works in wineries to stay connected by pruning vines, harvesting, etc. He’s judged in major competitions throughout the US, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia.