Peter Marks MW

Partner & Vice President at Napa Valley Wine Academy

I am a Master of Wine, one of only 409 in the world, and a Certified Wine Education Expert with a demonstrated history of success working in the wine and spirits industry. I am able to elevate and integrate advanced wine education programs designed to drive business, increase market share and create brand loyalty for the wine industry including wineries, trade associations, distributors, trade customers and consumers.

With 20 years of wine retail experience and 18 years of wine education / training background, I know how to connect with members of the trade and consumers in an unpretentious manner. I have designed and implemented numerous wine training programs and mentored many wine students, both novices and professionals.


Meet our 2024 Judges

Susan R Lin MW

Master of Wine and Head of Wine Expertise & Business Development at Belmont Wine Exchange