Judges for the World’s Best Wine Lists 2015

Senior Panel Judges

  • Ch’ng Poh Tiong

    Ch’ng Poh Tiong, a lawyer by training, is a highly influential and prolific publisher, writer, consu...

  • Andrew Jefford

    The World of Fine Wine’s contributing editor Andrew Jefford, the son of a vicar and eldest of...

  • Andreas Larsson

    Andreas Larsson was born in Stockholm and worked as a chef before training as a sommelier. He is ...

  • Elin McCoy

    Elin McCoy is an award-winning journalist and author, focusing on the world of wine. She is a win...

  • Francis Percival

    The World of Fine Wine’s food editor Francis Percival read history at Christ’s College, Cambr...

  • Tom Stevenson

    Tom Stevenson has been writing about wine—particularly Champagne and Alsace—for more than 30 years. ...

  • Alder Yarrow

    San Francisco Magazine has called Alder Yarrow “The Wine World’s Brightest Cyberstar” and he ...

Tier 1 Judges

  • Richard Coltart

    With over 20 years as owner and operator in the bar, pub and restaurant business in London and as...

  • Victoria Daskal

    Originally from Boston, Victoria Daskal graduated from McGill University where she majored in Eco...

  • Luciana Girotto

    Luciana Girotto was a sommelier for more than 25 years, serving in Michelin-starred restaurants i...

  • Richard Hemming

    Writer, educator, MW student and occasional pianist, Richard has worked in wine since 2001. He wr...

  • Anne Krebiehl MW

    German-born but London-based, Anne Krebiehl MW is a freelance wine writer and lecturer. She contr...

  • Ella Lister

    Ella Lister left investment banking in 2008 to forge a career in wine, as a writer, fine wine mar...

  • Kazumi Suzuki

    Kazumi Suzuki’s love for wine blossomed during her time at Berry Brothers & Rudd, and it has been gr...

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