Meet the judges

Once again this year’s judging panel will be entirely comprised of independent wine merchants, and overseen by David Williams.

We are currently recruiting 40 merchants to serve on our 2023 panel.

Those confirmed so far include:

Alastair and Teresa Wighton at Alteus Wines, Crowbrough

Kathryn Stead at Brigitte Bordeaux, Nottingham

Paul Tate-Smith at Derventio Wines, North Yorkshire

Sunny Hodge at Diogenes the Dog, London

Sarah Hall at Doddington Hall Farm, Lincolnshire

Julia Jenkins at Flagship Wines, St Albans

Mark Stephenson at Grape & Grain, Morpeth

Graeme Wood & Michael Jelley at Grape Minds, Oxford

Sam Howard at HarperWells, Norwich

Abbi & Dillon Moreno at Flora Fine Wines, London

Morgan Ward at Morgan Edwards, Knutsford

Jon Moore at Mumbles Fine Wines, Swansea

Charlie Jones at Native Vine, Bristol

Cameron McKeown at Oak N4, London

Ted Sandbach at Oxford Wine Company

Alex & Ruth Grahame at SugarBird Wines, Aberdeen

Fabien & Christine Voisin at Tell Me Wine, Monmouthshire

Anne Cleminson at The Cross Street Bottle Shop, Newton Abbot

Jim Dawson at The Jolly Vintner Too, Bournemouth

Michael Boniface at The No 2 Pound Street Cellar, Wendover

Iris Fabre at The Real Drinks Group, London

Rochelle Garbut at The Wine Club, Merseyside

Kieran O’Brien at Three Pillars Wine, Eccleshall

Ed Gillibrand at Tiny’s Tipple, Manchester

Tom I’Anson at Tom I’Anson Wines, Cheltenham

Liam Plowman at Wild & Lees, London

Kirsty McEwan at WineKraft, Edinburgh.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s