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Simon Cassina DipWSET

Simon Cassina DipWSET
Speciality

Wines

Position

Panel Judge

Simon Cassina is a member of the Institute of Wines and Spirits (AIWS) and a WSET Certified Educator. He started his career at Castel Group in 2006 and was later appointed sommelier at the 5 stars Dorchester Hotel in London. In 2013 he worked as a Sommelier for New Street Wine Shop and as a sales executive and assistant buyer for Mondial Wine Ltd.

Simon is a consultant to the hospitality and retail sectors and sources international wines for buyers in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Germany. He provides industry training and regularly judges at Mundus Vini, Biofach, Sommelier Wine Awards, IWC, IWSC and Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards.In June 2018 he accepted the role of Buyer, Sommelier & Events at Grand Cru Co in Beckenham (London).