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Mark Pardoe MW

Mark Pardoe MW

Became an MW 1989

Based in United Kingdom

Languages English, French


My career encompasses Grants of St James's, Hallgarten Wines and my own business (Ben Ellis Wines), which was sold to Berry Bros. & Rudd in 2003. Here I have held the roles of Commercial Director and Buying Director and now represent the company to suppliers and customers as its Wine Director, and its senior MW.

Industry sector(s): QA/QC, Sales, Agency/Importer, Buying, Educator, Consultant

Wine styles: English sparkling wines, Still white, Still red, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Austria, France, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italy, Piedmont

Market expertise: Australia, Oceania, Asia, North America, United Kingdom, China, South East Asia, Africa

Specialisms: Biodynamics, Organic viticulture, Blending, Quality assurance and control, Supplier/customer relationships, Routes to market, Distribution, HORECA, Independent retail, Food and wine pairing, Restaurant wines, Wine and health, Wine labels