The first Master of Wine is born in Italy. He is Gabriele Gorelli, born in 1984, born and raised in Montalcino.
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He is a brand builder and all-round connoisseur of the Italian wine industry and beyond, thus proving the highly influential position of Italian wine in the world.
The Institute of Masters of Wine is the most prestigious and oldest organization in the wine knowledge and trade.