Our experts

MEET THE JUDGES

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

Our judges assess every glass put in front of them methodically to ensure a fair and true result, tasting and discussing each entry alongside the rest of the panel. Our panels consist of experts and influencers from every sector of the drinks trade, from buyers, importers and distributors to the specialists making and serving the drinks. View our judges below.

Qiqi Chen
Qiqi Chen

Company: Cheng International

View profile
Marie Cheong Thong
Marie Cheong Thong

Position: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

View profile
Megan Clarke
Megan Clarke

Position: Wine buyer

Company: Ellis of Richmond ltd

View profile
Lee Connor
Lee Connor

Company: The Scotch Whiskey Society

View profile
Alistair Cooper MW
Alistair Cooper MW

Position: Member of the Wine Judging Committee

View profile
Daniel  Crowther
Daniel Crowther

Position: Director

Company: Hedonist Drinks

View profile
Sue Daniels
Sue Daniels

Company: Marks & Spencer

View profile
Dawn Davies MW
Dawn Davies MW

Position: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Company: Speciality Drinks

View profile
Emma Dawson MW
Emma Dawson MW

Company: Berkmann Wine Cellars

View profile
Sergio De Luca
Sergio De Luca

Company: Enotria & Coe

View profile
Leona  De Pasquale
Leona De Pasquale

Company: Camellia and Vine

View profile
Ortis Deley
Ortis Deley

Position: Panel Judge

Company: Glassmates

View profile
Steph DiCamillo
Steph DiCamillo

Company: Cocktails by Mail

View profile
Andrea Dionori
Andrea Dionori

Company: Millroy's Bar

View profile