Spirit Judging Committee

WHAT IS THE JUDGING COMMITTEE?

These five senior judges are at the forefront of the judging process

Tasked with leading each of the judging days, the committee oversees all panel chairs and judges, and re-tastes every Gold medal-winning spirit for final endorsement. Meet our 2020 committee below.

Stephen Beal
Stephen Beal

Poste: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Ian Burrell
Ian Burrell

Poste: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Société: UK RumFest

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Marie Cheong-Thong
Marie Cheong-Thong

Poste: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Joel Harrison
Joel Harrison

Poste: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Arthur Nägele
Arthur Nägele

Poste: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Richard Paterson
Richard Paterson

Poste: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Société: Whyte & Mackay

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David T  Smith
David T Smith

Poste: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Société: Summer Fruit Cup

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Eric Zandona
Eric Zandona

Poste: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Société: The American Distilling Institute

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