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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.

Ewan Proctor
Ewan Proctor

Position: Wine Buyer

Company: Enotria & Coe

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Alastair Pyatt
Alastair Pyatt

Position: Head of Buying

Company: Jascots

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Valentin Radosav
Valentin Radosav

Company: Wine Consultant

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Philipp Reinstaller
Philipp Reinstaller

Position: Head Sommelier

Company: Trivet Restaurant

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Clément Robert MS
Clément Robert MS

Company: Caprice Holdings

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Emma Robinson
Emma Robinson

Position: Wine Buyer

Company: Enotria

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Marien Rodriguez
Marien Rodriguez

Position: Consultant

Company: Independent Wine Consultant

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Bryan Rodriguez
Bryan Rodriguez

Position: JUNIOR BUYER - WINES & SPIRITS

Company: Harvey Nicols

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Diana Rollan
Diana Rollan

Company: D&D London

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Nick Room
Nick Room

Company: R T Wine Solutions Ltd

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Andreas Rosendal
Andreas Rosendal

Company: Grantley Hall

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David Round MW
David Round MW

Position: Owner, Director

Company: Round About Wine, Pix

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Clara Rubin
Clara Rubin

Position: Wine Director

Company: Hawksmoor Restaurants

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Christine  Rudman
Christine Rudman

Position: Cape Wine Master/Journalist/Wine Consultant

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Xenia Ruscombe-King MW
Xenia Ruscombe-King MW

Position: Wine Buyer

Company: Waitrose Cellar

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Giorgi Samanishvili
Giorgi Samanishvili

Position: Wine Consultant and Oenology lecturer

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Ann Samuelsen
Ann Samuelsen

Position: Independent Wine & Spirit Professional

Company: Freelance

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Mattia Scarpazza
Mattia Scarpazza

Position: Sommelier

Company: 67 Pall Mall

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