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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.

Matthieu Longuère MS
Matthieu Longuère MS

Position: Wine Development Manager

Company: Le Cordon Bleu

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Sophie Lord
Sophie Lord

Position: Head of Wine Buying

Company: Virgin Wines

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William Lowe MW
William Lowe MW

Position: Master Distiller

Company: Cambridge Distillery

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Jorge Lucki
Jorge Lucki

Position: Consultant and Writer

Company: Expovinis / the Académie Internationale du Vin / ValorInveste / Prazeres da Mesa

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Maggie MacPherson
Maggie MacPherson

Position: Group Buyer

Company: Jerobams

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Svetoslav Manolev MS
Svetoslav Manolev MS

Position: Fine Wine Manager

Company: Berkmann Wine Cellars

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Pierre Mansour
Pierre Mansour

Position: Director of Wine

Company: The Wine Society

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Christine  Marsiglio MW
Christine Marsiglio MW

Position: Director of Education

Company: Wine Folly

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Frederic Marti
Frederic Marti

Company: Park Lane Hotel, Dorchester Group

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Tanguy Martin
Tanguy Martin

Company: New Street Wine

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Victoria Mason
Victoria Mason

Position: Senior Fine Wine Buyer

Company: Bordeaux Index

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Levan  Mekhuzla
Levan Mekhuzla

Position: Chairman at National wine agency of Georgia

Company: Georgian Wine Agency

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Zareh Mesrobyan
Zareh Mesrobyan

Position: Head Sommelier

Company: Maison Estelle and Estelle Manor

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Adam Michocki
Adam Michocki

Position: Director

Company: Central Wines

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Jason Millar
Jason Millar

Position: Consultant & Writer

Company: Own Company

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Hannah Milnes
Hannah Milnes

Position: Journalist

Company: Bouchon

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Federico Moccia
Federico Moccia

Position: Head Sommelier

Company: 67 Pall Mall

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Matteo Montone MS
Matteo Montone MS

Company: Maison Estelle Group and Gleneagles

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