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Having started with Mark McCormack (at IFM), Deborah Collinson moved on to conceive, edit and produce London's first free property newspaper. She then launched the UK's first home delivery shopping service and developed marketing strategy for a computer games company.

When DCA diversified into the wine trade, Deborah Collinson studied and passed the WSET Diploma, thus developing her interest in and knowledge of fine wines.

Her understanding of the on- and of- trades has made hers one of the country's foremost specialist public relations agencies, and a leading practitioner of marketing and promotion services to the wine and food trades.


A founder member and later director of Sotherby's International Wine Auctions, is now an international wine & spirit consultant with over thirty years of worldwide marketing experience in the wine trade. He is a past chairman of the IWSC and an active member of the Institute of Masters of Wine, having served on its Council and been Chairman of the Education Committee. He is still a regular lecturer on a number of his favourite subjects, including champagne and the wines of the former Soviet Union.
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