About Tersina Shieh

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Tersina quit her successful marketing career in 2002 to pursue her interest in wine. She graduated as top student in the winemaking diploma course at Plumpton College in England and was also one of the handful of students to pass the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 5 Honours Diploma. She has made wines in the UK, Portugal and South Africa and visited wine regions on every continent. She returned to Hong Kong in 2009 as a wine marketing consultant promoting wine culture in Hong Kong and China, explaining wine in a no-nonsense way and inspiring the average consumer to appreciate and enjoy it. She also contributes to the South China Morning Post , WINE (China) and writes her own blog. She has judged at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition, the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and the Annual Wines of Chile Awards.