About the Author
Robert Geddes Master of Wine
罗伯特• 盖迪斯 葡萄酒大师
Rob is an author, most recently for Australian Wine Vintages “The Gold Book”, an educator, a respected wine judge and a charismatic public speaker.
葡萄酒大师罗伯特 •盖迪斯是一名资深的葡萄酒布道者、葡萄酒酒评家和极富魅力的公众演讲家；他同时也是被誉为‘黄金书The Gold Book’即《澳大利亚葡萄酒品鉴年册》系列书籍的作者。
After starting his wine industry career in the vineyards of the Clare Valley in the 70s, Rob was the 3rd Australian to pass the rigorous IMW exams and become a Master of Wine.
Rob’s passion for the drinks industry goes without saying and his strength in communication is proved by considerable presentation experience with radio and television which includes over 15 years with ABC radio in various guises and lecturing in most English speaking international markets as both educator and after dinner speaker.
Other milestones in his career were becoming the founding executive of the Wines of the Riverina Promotion Committee, tasting wines from the wreck of the William Salthouse sunk 1838, extensive marketing experience with Rosemount Estate, a stint at Fosters Wines and is the former owner and Managing Director of WineStream, Australia’s leading wine specialist public relations consultancy plus judging numerous national and international wine shows.
罗伯特在葡萄酒行业有着非常广泛的从业经验，他早年曾供职于福斯特酒业集团（Fosters Wines）属下的玫瑰山庄（Rosemount Estate），并于任职期间积累了丰富的市场营销经验；他也是WineStream葡萄酒公关策略咨询公司的前任股东和总经理。罗伯特的另一个里程碑是当选为滨海沿岸（Riverina） 推广协会的创始执行主席。此外，他也广泛担任本国和国际级别的葡萄赛事的评委和顾问，并曾受邀品鉴过从1838年的沉船--威廉·索尔特豪斯号（澳大利亚殖民地初期第一艘从加拿大开往澳洲的商船）上找到的葡萄酒。
He is a frequent visitor to overseas educational events and premium wine regions to maintain his knowledge of changing trends and the latest in thinking in production and consumption. These include the 2006 Masters of Wine symposium in Napa Valley and visiting owners and marketers in Bordeaux and Champagne in 2007.
He has had considerable contact within the wine industry as organiser of the annual Masters of Wine Revision Course and presenting at Master Classes. He has been a committee member of the Australian Opera Gourmet Dinner Committee since 1996. He was Convenor of the NSW Wine Industry Tourism and Promotions Committee with a responsibility for the NSW stand at Wine Australia 2004.
Diverse experiences such as these allow Rob to be able to communicate with the media based on shared experiences and to be respected for his wide range of knowledge.
Robs books include;
The art of wine from the vine to the table, published in 2007 with revised edition published in 2011 (see www.agoodnoseandgreatlegs.com.au for more information).
《闻香识酒腿》（A Good Nose and Great Legs）——这本书展现了从葡萄变成美酒的艺术，于2007年首次发表，新修订版本于2011年出版。（更多详情请浏览下述网站：www.agoodnoseandgreatlegs.com.au ）
Australian Wine Vintages 30th edition – published in 2012.
The Joy of Wine - a talking book, audio written and narrated by Rob on wine for the USA market, only available from Amazon.com.
《欢乐美酒》The Joy of Wine——是一本有声书籍，由罗伯特编撰，主要针对美国葡萄酒市场，仅在亚马逊网站出售
"He is free with his opinions and years teaching, marketing and studying wine (for his Master of Wine) have armed him with a mix of fascinating trivia, informed research and the ability to place himself comfortably in the shoes of the wine drinker." The Age 11.12.07
罗伯特是一位忠于自己言论的评论家，多年的教授、营销和研究葡萄酒的经验赋予了他无与伦比的深厚底蕴，他能得心应手地融入葡萄酒消费者的世界。 ——澳大利亚世纪报 The Age 11.12.07