Sarah Knowles MW


Chair Judge

Sarah first discovered a love for blind tasting while reading Geography at Oxford University, where a passion for travel, exploration and good taste all came together as a member of the varsity blind tasting team.

On graduation she embarked on the WSET courses and began to work in sales and marketing of wines to the UK on trade.

In 2014 Sarah joined the buying team at The Wine Society, where she is currently responsible for buying Champagne, Italy, North America and the spirits range.

Sarah qualified as a Master of Wine in 2015 also winning the Noval award for her dissertation.

Sarah is a seasoned wine judge, tasting on panels in the UK and internationally.
Sarah Knowles MW