Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition

SMITH Roderick
Master of Wine

Rod Smith MW, a Master of Wine since 2006, is a wine educator, marketer, and journalist, based in the South of France. Currently with a client list that includes the world’s wealthiest, most discerning and demanding customers, Rod is the owner/director of the Riviera Wine Academy, 

Prior to this, Rod worked for Vins Sans Frontières – the leading wine supplier to the superyacht industry in the South of France, and before that in the UK for a variety of fine wine importers and retailers, as well as being an established WSET educator. Rod has been extensively involved in judging wine competitions in London (Panel Chair, Decanter World Wine Awards, IWC), Shanghai (SIWC, Wine100), Guangzhou (Golden Bottle Awards), Dallas (TexSom), Sofia (Balkans International Wine Challenge), Moscow (Russian Wine Fair), and Sydney (Sydney Royal Wine Show).

Rod has travelled and presented about wine widely including many trips to China and the Far East.

Rod’s personal interests include cycling, running, travel, literature, card magic and film.

Thessaloniki International Wine Demo Spirits Competition
    • Headquarters

      90 Giannitson str., 54627
      Thessaloniki, Greece
      tel: +302310 281617, +302310 281632
      fax: +302310 281619
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    • Samples Shipping Address

      Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition
      Wine Producers Association of the Northern Greece Vineyard
      Wine Competition warehouse
      154 Egnatia ave, (HELEXPO-ΔΕΘ)
      zip code: 54636, Thessaloniki, Greece

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