- Joined Sotheby’s Wine department in 2002
- Obtained the WSET Diploma with Merit
- Won scholarships to study wine in Spain and Argentina
- Speaks French and Spanish
Caroline Shepherd joined Sotheby’s Wine Department in 2002 as Assistant to Sotheby’s International Head of Wine, Serena Sutcliffe, M.W. As a Specialist, Ms Shepherd carries out valuations and inspection trips to clients’ cellars both in the UK and on the Continent. She holds the WSET Diploma and was awarded two scholarships, the Freixenet (DWS) Limited Bursary in 2005, an educational tour of vineyards in Spain, and the Wine Trade Paten Prize in 2006, which took her to Argentina’s wine regions. Ms Shepherd has a degree in Modern Languages and Business Studies and speaks French and Spanish.