Asia

Sarah Heller, MW

Sarah Heller MW is a wine expert, content creator and visual artist based in Hong Kong and at 30 is the youngest female and Asia-Pacific’s youngest Master of Wine.

Sarah created Radix as a platform for projects targeting a new generation of wine lovers in Asia and beyond.  She is a partner and buyer for the Almásy Collection, a Central European wine brand; brand ambassador and design collaborator for Lucaris Crystal; sits on the faculty of the Vinitaly International Academy, is the wine editor for Asia Tatler and is a consultant for WINE100, China’s largest wine competition. She is the creator of an art series called Visual Tasting Notes and her educational videos have over 3.5 million students.

She is frequently invited to speak on subjects including Asian wine markets, wine marketing and Ecommerce and regularly judges wine competitions like the Cathay Pacific HKIWSC and Decanter Asia Wine Awards.

Having graduated from Yale University with a fine art degree, Sarah began her career in the New York and Hong Kong wine trades and wineries in France and Italy. She was Executive Director of events and education firm Meiburg Wine Media in Hong Kong for several years.

As well as a Master of Wine and DipWSET, Sarah is a SWE Certified Specialist of Wine and Spirits. Sarah speaks English, Chinese, German, Italian and French with some proficiency in Spanish and basic Korean.

WINE OF THE WEEK:
Chateau la Conseillante, 2016, Pomerol, France – 

Recommended by María Laura Ortiz

Woman Behind: MARIELLE CAZAUX
80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc
2016 is a highlighted vintage, the best since 2010 and also the second great vintage in charge of Marielle. The wine is powerful and focused, deep purple-red colour, fruity aromas with touches of sweet spices, red and blackberries, raspberries and strawberries candy aromas.
It’s a stunning, chiselled and complex Pomerol blend with great ageing potencial: 2028 – 2050.

Price: USD 185

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THE TEAM

America

Christy Canterburry, MW

Christy Canterbury was the seventh woman in the US to earn the Master of Wine title, receiving the Villa Maria Award for Outstanding Performance in the Viticulture Examination. She is a New York City-based journalist, speaker and critic.

Europe

Natasha Hughes, MW

Natasha Hughes MW graduated as a Master of Wine in 2014, winning four out of the seven prizes awarded that year, including the Outstanding Achievement Award.

Africa

Cathy Van Zyl, MW

Cathy started her wine journey on a bicycle: she asked her husband to ride SA’s famed Cape Town Cycle Tour with her; he accepted if she attended a wine course with him. She has since notched up more than 21 tours – and passed the prestigious Master of Wine examination in 2005. 

Asia

Sarah Heller, MW

Sarah Heller MW is a wine expert, content creator and visual artist based in Hong Kong and at 30 is the youngest female and Asia-Pacific’s youngest Master of Wine.

Oceania

Alison Ctercteko, MW

Alison is a Sydney and Tasmanian based Master of Wine working in various industry roles but predominantly wine education in Australia and Hong Kong.

 

Executive Director

Maria Laura Ortiz

She is a Wine and Spirits consultant based in Mendoza, Argentina and the founder of Winifera, a company specialized in wine communication, PR and Wine Hospitality

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