Caroline Hermann MW

Master of Wine, USA

Caroline Hermann MW brings a unique perspective to the wine sector with a background in alcohol beverage law, environmental law, sustainability, and international trade as a Federal enforcement attorney in Washington DC. She has also served as General Counsel to an environmental non-profit organisation where she focused on corporate financial and sustainability risk management and reporting, with a concentration in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment factors. Caroline teaches wine and sake industry professionals, consults for wineries, trains restaurant wine and beverage staff, and serves as a Panel Judge for international wine and sake competitions. She is active on several Boards in the US and UK, including the Institute of Masters of Wine Council, and chairs the Institute’s Governance Committee and Sustainability Advisory Committee. She is Washington DC’s first and only woman Master of Wine.