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 ...

Star Award 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...

Covid-19 Update

The 7th edition of the World’s Best Wine Lists awards will still continue. Anyone who already entered their list will be in the judging process which is not affected by the current Covid-19 crisis, and anyone still wishing to submit their wine list can do so till the end of April. The results will be published as usual by December 2020.

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