JUDGES FOR 2023

JUDGES

Andrew Scoutts, Cocktails in the City

Jaye Iwanowski, ID Brands

Tom Bartram, Speciality Brands

Eduardo Gomez, Tequila & Mezcal Fest UK

Mel Abert, MA Wine & Spirit Imports

Jorge Balbontin, Freelance

JUDGES

Andrea Dinori, Fenjiu Brand Ambassador

Oliver Hilton Johnson, Japanese Alcohol Specialist

Tobias Gorn, International Drinks Specialist Judge & Writer

Sarah Stein, Japanese Alcohol Specialist

Stefan Koch, Freelance

Toshio Ueno

Tony Yip

Judges

Matias Llobet, Torres

Edward Bates, Distilled London (UK) Ltd

Judges

Liz Finn, Cowan

Billy Bridgeworth, Here Design

Simon Elmer, William Grant

Nikki Austen, Antimony

Paul March, Butterfly Cannon

Toby Wilson, MW Luxury Packaging

Judges

Joanne Moore, G&J Greenall

Lesley Gracie, William Grant & Sons

Anne Jones, Waitrose

Will Lowe, Cambridge Distillers

Jake Burger, Portobello Road Gin

Alex Wolpert, East London Liquor Company

Emma Stokes, Gin Monkey

JUDGES

Luca Missaglia, Italicus

Victor Lanson, Opus Cellars Ltd.

Federico Pavan, Donovan Bar

Peter Dorelli

Rod Eslamieh, Disaronno and Tia Maria

Angela van den Boogaard, Freelance

Judges

Alex Lawrence, Langstane Liquor Company

Sam Gilani, Freelance Drinks Writer

Fabrice Limon, Scotch + Limon

Clinton Cawood, Freelance Drinks Writer

James Law, East London Liquor Company

Matt Dicks, Waitrose

Judges

Sly Augustin, Trailer Happiness

Peter Martin, Broker’s Gin

Douglas McIvor, Berry Brothers & Rudd

Georgi Radev, Laki Kane

Keegan Menezes, Freelance Rum Consultant

Roger Barnes, Spirits Elite

Steven Magarry, Sydney Rum Distillery

Judges

David Stewart, William Grant & Sons

Billy Leighton, Irish Distillers

Bill Lumsden, GlenmorangieGordon Motion, Edrington

Frances Jack, Scotch Whisky Research Institution

Neil Ridley, Drinks writer and Presenter

Sam Simmons, Atom Brands

Margaret Nicol, Whyte & Mackay (Scorer)

Judges

Nick Bell, Harvey Nichols

Fredrick Olsson, Kosmopol

Panu Long, Drinks Consultant

Jon Anders Fjeldsrud, Amathus Drinks Plc

judges

David T Smith, Summer Fruit Cup

Dima Deinega, Dimas Vodkas

Julian De Feral, Gorgeous Group

Markku Raittenen, Finlandia Vodka Worldwide