ELLENSBURG, Wash. — International Wine Woman Amy Mumma has been invited to be one of the two Chief Judges for the International Beverage Exposition and Competition (IBEC) in Shenzhen, China, July 14-16. In addition, out of 100 judges, she is one of the only two women in the world chosen to judge at the event. One of the largest conventions of its kind in Asia, the IBEC 2010 attracted more than 10,000 buyers and 300 exhibitors. Promoters expect to exceed these numbers this year.
Mumma, Central Washington University’s World Wine Program coordinator and instructor, is recognized globally for her knowledge of wines. In 2005, she was the first to be named Professional Wine Woman, the top award of the International Wine Women Awards in Paris, France. As an international wine judge, writer and teacher, she has developed consumer and trade courses about the wine industry that have reached thousands of people around the world. (READ MORE…)