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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.

Christian Maspes
Christian Maspes

Position: Bar Manager

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Charles Maxwell
Charles Maxwell

Position: Director

Company: Thames Distillers

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Barry McCaughley
Barry McCaughley

Position: Business Owner

Company: Morso London, Kaiju Spirits, Tengu Sake

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Levan  Mekhuzla
Levan Mekhuzla

Position: Chairman at National wine agency of Georgia

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Sarah Miller
Sarah Miller

Position: Freelance spirits writer and judge

Company: Gin A Ding Ding

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Rosie Milsom
Rosie Milsom

Position: Global Head of NPD

Company: Atom Brands

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Luca Missaglia
Luca Missaglia

Position: Director at The Art Of Shaking

Company: The art of shaking

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Tetsu Mogi
Tetsu Mogi

Position: Managing Director

Company: JFC (UK) LTD.

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Gabriela Moncada
Gabriela Moncada

Company: Speciality Drinks

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Deano Moncrieffe
Deano Moncrieffe

Position: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Company: Equal Measures

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Matteo Montone MS
Matteo Montone MS

Company: Sommelier Consultant

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Alistair Morrell
Alistair Morrell

Position: CEO

Company: Cider Is Wine lTD

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Antony Moss MW
Antony Moss MW

Position: Qualifications Director

Company: WSET

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