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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.

Harriet Tindal MW
Harriet Tindal MW

Position: Fine Wine Director

Company: Tindal Wine Merchants

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Robbie Toothill
Robbie Toothill

Company: Lay & Wheeler

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Rezi  Tsetskhladze
Rezi Tsetskhladze

Position:  Viticulturist-Winemaker and Communications & Marketing at MWM

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Phillip Tuck MW
Phillip Tuck MW

Position: Wine Buyer

Company: Hatch Mansfield

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Francesca Turra
Francesca Turra

Position: Head Sommelier

Company: Rosewood Hotel

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Lado  Uzunashvili
Lado Uzunashvili

Position: Chief Winemaker, Director, Owner at Mukado Wines Ltd

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Janine  Van Zyl
Janine Van Zyl

Position: Account Executive

Company: First Pour Drinks

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Dirceu Vianna Junior MW
Dirceu Vianna Junior MW

Position: Member of the Wine Judging Committee

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Dion Wai
Dion Wai

Position: Assistant Head Sommelier

Company: Hise Restaurant

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Shanteh Wale
Shanteh Wale

Position: Wine Reviewer

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Peter Wallbridge
Peter Wallbridge

Position: Wine Buying Manager

Company: Enotria & Coe

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Demetri Walters MW
Demetri Walters MW

Position: Independent Wine Consultant

Company: Demetri Walters Wine

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Janet Wang
Janet Wang

Position: Consultant

Company: Wine Peek, Author of Chineese Wine Renaissance

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Natalie Wang
Natalie Wang

Position: Communicator

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Natalie Wang
Natalie Wang

Position: Wine Journalist

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Jean Wareing MW
Jean Wareing MW

Position: Marketing Wine

Company: Alliance Wine

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Rosemary Williams
Rosemary Williams

Position: Champagne & Sparkling Wine Buyer

Company: Sainsbury

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Nadia Williamson
Nadia Williamson

Position: Senior Wine Buyer

Company: Mark & Spencer

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Arabella Woodrow MW
Arabella Woodrow MW

Position: Wine Consultant

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