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MEET THE JUDGES

Recruited for their unrivalled expertise, the IWSC judges are at the heart of our awards

Our judges assess each wine or spirit methodically to ensure a fair and true result, tasting and discussing each entry alongside the rest of the panel. Our panels consist of a mix of wine and spirit experts, such as leading sommeliers and distillers, influencers from every sector of the drinks trade, buyers, importers and distributors. The IWSC also runs an Associate Judging Programme in partnership with the WSET and Plumpton College, offering new industry talent the opportunity to gain judging experience. View the judges from 2019 below.

Louis Lee
Louis Lee

Cargo: Panel Judge

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Julie Lee
Julie Lee

Cargo: Panel Judge

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Matthieu Longuere MS
Matthieu Longuere MS

Cargo: Panel Chair

Empresa: Le Cordon Bleu

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Amanda Ludlow
Amanda Ludlow

Cargo: Panel Judge

Empresa: The Whisky Lounge

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Eddie Ludlow
Eddie Ludlow

Cargo: Panel Judge

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Tatiana Mann
Tatiana Mann

Cargo: Panel Judge

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Neil Moynard
Neil Moynard

Cargo: Panel Judge

Empresa: Compass Spirits

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