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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.

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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Melissa  Worrall
Melissa Worrall

Position: Brand Manager

Company: Hallgarten & Novum Wines

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Elvis Ziakos
Elvis Ziakos

Position: Wine Buyer

Company: TILA London Limited

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Eric Zwiebel MS
Eric Zwiebel MS

Position: Wine Director

Company: The Samling Hotel

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