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Name  Rebecca Gibb

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Occupation  Wine journalist, editor, wine critic
Notable awards  2006 Young Wine Writer of the Year, 2010 Emerging Young Wine Writer of the Year, Bollinger Medal winner, Institute of Masters of Wine Outstanding Achievement Award

Rebecca Gibb MW is a British journalist, editor and Master of Wine based in England.

Biography

English-born Rebecca Gibb MW graduated in History & Politics from the University of Warwick. In 2006, she was awarded the title of Young Wine Writer of the Year by the Circle of Wine Writers.

In 2010, Gibb received the Emerging Young Wine Writer of the Year award from the prestigious Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Award.

Rebecca Gibb MW started her career in the wine industry working for a wine merchant in Darlington, England where she completed the WSET Diploma course. She was the news and features editor of English wine trade magazine Harpers from 2006-2008 before working as a freelance journalist and editor covering world wine news for a number of international print- and web-based publications including Decanter, Wine Business International, Imbibe, Food & Travel and Sommelier Journal. Gibb joined Wine-Searcher in 2012 and headed the site’s editorial content until May 2015. She joined Hong-Kong based Le Pan lifestyle magazine in May 2015 and is the title's wine editor.

In September 2015 Rebecca Gibb became a Master of Wine, one of only 340 in the world. Out of a record class of 24 graduates, she was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for excellence across all parts of the exams and the Bollinger Medal in recognition of outstanding tasting ability

Her research paper to complete the highest qualification at The Institute of Masters of Wine focused on the causes of the 1911 Champagne riots.

References

Rebecca Gibb Wikipedia


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