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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 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.

Oliver Hilton-Johnson
Oliver Hilton-Johnson

Position: Director and Japanese Alcohol Specialist

Company: Tegu Sake

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Guy Hodcroft
Guy Hodcroft

Position: Buyer

Company: Bordeaux Index Fine Wines & Spirits

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Sunny Hodge
Sunny Hodge

Position: Founder & Director

Company: Diogenes the Dog - Wine Bar and Café in Elephant & Castle

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David Hodgson
David Hodgson

Position: Founder & Director

Company: Vinolo Ltd.

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Peter Holland
Peter Holland

Position: Sugarcane Spirits Educator

Company: TheFloatingRumShack

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Patrick  Honnef
Patrick Honnef

Position: Winemaker, Viticulturist, CEO at Château Mukhrani

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James  Hopkins
James Hopkins

Position: Founder / Director

Company: The London Cocktail Club

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Molly Horn
Molly Horn

Position: Manager of Cocktail Strategy

Company: Total Wine & More

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Brad Horne
Brad Horne

Position: Wine Communicator, Educator & Presenter

Company: @winetimelondon

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Christopher Horridge
Christopher Horridge

Company: Face Field Marketing

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Matthew Horsley
Matthew Horsley

Position: Buyer for South Africa, England, Greece & Accessories

Company: The Wine Society

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John Hoskins MW
John Hoskins MW

Company: The Old Bridge

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Lynn House
Lynn House

Position: National Spirits Specialist and Portfolio Mixologist

Company: Heaven Hill Brands

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Delvis Huck
Delvis Huck

Company: FRANCA Restaurante Fuego y Vino

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Natasha Hughes MW
Natasha Hughes MW

Position: Columnist

Company: Vinosity - Academie du Vin Library

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Angus Hughson
Angus Hughson

Position: Writer, Publisher

Company: Wine Pilot

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Ashley Hunka
Ashley Hunka

Position: Customer Marketing Manager

Company: Hatch Mansfield

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Alex Hunt MW
Alex Hunt MW

Position: Member of the Wine Judging Committee

Company: Berkmann Wine Cellars

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Sandy Hyslop
Sandy Hyslop

Position: Director of Blending & Inventory

Company: Chivas Brothers Limited

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