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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.

Sara Bachiorri
Sara Bachiorri

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Serdar Balkaya
Serdar Balkaya

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Bruno Besa
Bruno Besa

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Nick Bielak
Nick Bielak

Posizione: Chair Judge

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Jay Bileti
Jay Bileti

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Mariano Braga
Mariano Braga

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Freddy Bulmer
Freddy Bulmer

Posizione: Panel Judge

Azienda: The Wine Society

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Victoria Burt MW
Victoria Burt MW

Posizione: Chair Judge

Azienda: WSET

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Danny Cameron
Danny Cameron

Posizione: Chair Judge

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Laurent Chaniac
Laurent Chaniac

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Alistair Cooper MW
Alistair Cooper MW

Posizione: Chair Judge

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Victoria Daskal
Victoria Daskal

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Emma Dawson MW
Emma Dawson MW

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Sergio De Luca
Sergio De Luca

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Julie Dupouy
Julie Dupouy

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Giovanni Ferlito
Giovanni Ferlito

Posizione: Panel Judge

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Simon Field MW
Simon Field MW

Posizione: Chair Judge

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Nikos Fradelos
Nikos Fradelos

Posizione: Panel Judge

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