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Mark Davidson

Head of Education Development for Wine Australia

Born in London, raised in Sydney Mark has over 40 years of experience in the hotel, restaurant and wine business, fifteen of those as a Sommelier.

In 2001 he was named Sommelier of the Year at the Vancouver Wine Festival- also won the Spirited Industry Professional award in 2014. As a Department Head and instructor with the International Sommelier Guild, he was instrumental in the on-going development of the curriculum and has taught classes in Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas.

Mark is an annual judge at Texsom International Wine Awards and has judged many other competitions in both Canada and the US. He is in the process of writing the Wines of Australia book for Classic Wine Library.

Mark is currently Head of Education Development for Wine Australia in North America.

Mark is a panelist for the Translating Terroir Through Bubbles seminar on Saturday, March 4, from 9:30 am - 11:30 am.

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