ANA-EMILIA SAPUNGIU MW (Master of Wine) is the Wine Buyer for Oddbins Wine Merchants. Ana-Emilia came to London from her native Romania to study an MBA degree, which was completed with a wine project. It was during this project that she caught the wine bug. While studying for her degree she worked in various roles in different wine agencies in London, including Liberty Wines. She joined Oddbins in 2004 through the Trainee Management programme, having managed a number of branches, including a flagship branch. She joined the buying department as a Trainee Buyer rising up to her current role where she has been responsible for reshaping and redefining the Oddbins wine range. MW Research Paper: What is the current and future role of wine agencies in the UK multiple off trade?