| 11.04.2019

Somm-antic Drift


Jim Clarke is the U.S. Marketing Manager for Wines of South Africa (WOSA), a levy-funded marketing body that promotes exports of South African wines. Prior to joining WOSA in 2013 Jim was the wine director at Armani Ristorante and Megu, both in New York City. He is also a writer, regularly contributing to a number of trade and consumer publications including Fortune, World of Fine Wine, Beverage Media, and Bloomberg.

In 2020 Jim received the International Louis Roederer Wine Writer Award for Feature Writing. In August 2020 Wine Business Monthly named Jim as a Wine Industry Leader of the Year.

Jim is the author of The Wines of South Africa, published by Infinite Ideas as part of the Classic Wine Library. The book was published in July 2020.