International wine &
spirit competition

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Julie Lee

Julie Lee
Azienda

Cottingham Ltd.

Posizione

VP

Sito Web

http://www.cottingham-group.com/

Julie Lee is vice president of The Cottingham Ltd. in Greater China, and has been working in the alcohol industry for more than 20 years. She is the first female Keeper of the Quaich in Taiwan, Mainland China, and Hong Kong, having devoted herself to the single malt whisky market, with Taiwan now being the world's second biggest consumption market. In Taiwan and Mainland China, Lee hosts the Whisky Ambassador program, which is the only accredited training course on Scotch Whisky.

Alongside judging, Lee also founded a female whisky club in Taiwan, which now has groups in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Nanjing, and focuses on subjects such as food pairing and cooking with whisky.