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The IEWA Judging Panel

Grouped by year and listed alphabetically, below is the full list of IEWA judges.

IEWA22

Andy Clarke
Presenter, Producer, Journalist and Writer

Ben Franks
“One of the UK’s leading wine buyers” Decanter

Ben Hawker
Wine Sales Professional

Ben Hulland
Winemaker, Devon

Brad Horne
Wine Social LIVE Pioneer

Cherry Constable
Retail Manager, Vine-Works

Dan Kirby
Wine Buyer, Seller & Marketer

Ed Dallimore
Wine Writer and Photographer

Elly Owen
Head Sommelier

Frances Bentley
Wine, Beer and Sprits Buyer

Françoise Faye
Food and Drink Columnist

Holly Plumeridge
Head of Off Trade, Alliance

Jaega Wise
Brewer, Sommelier, and TV Presenter

James Hawkins
English Wine Merchant

Jamie Smith
Wine Entrepreneur, Host and Innovator

Joana Albogas
Wine Digital Marketing and Social Specialist

Liam Steevenson MW
Independent Consultant & Winemaker

Mimi Avery
Merchant and Brand Ambassador

Oli Littley
Knowledgeable Consumer

Ruth Spivey
Founder, consultant, writer

Sally Lord
Knowledgeable Consumer

Susy Atkins
Wine Writer, Author and Presenter

Toby Amphlett
Wine Professional and Brand Ambassador

Tom Wedgery
Event Host, Marketer, Sommelier

Tommy Grimshaw
Winemaker, Dorset

IEWA21

Ann Krebiehl MW Wine Writer and Author
Ben Franks “One of the UK’s leading wine buyers” Decanter
Ben Hulland Winemaker, Devon
Brad Horne Wine Social LIVE Pioneer
Corinne O’Connor Winemaker, Dorset
Dan Kirby Wine Buyer, Seller & Marketer
Elly Owen Head Sommelier
Frances Bentley Wine, Beer and Sprits Buyer
Françoise Faye Food and Drink Columnist
Holly Plumeridge Off Trade Sales Specialist
James Hawkins English Wine Merchant
Jamie Smith Wine Entrepreneur, Host and Innovator
John Mobbs English Wine Digital Communicator
Karen Christian Blogger: Wine / Tea / Cheese / Sounds
Lee Isaacs Educator, Buyer and Speaker
Liam Steevenson MW Independent Consultant & Winemaker
Mimi Avery Merchant and Brand Ambassador
Oli Littley Knowledgeable Consumer
Sally Lord Knowledgeable Consumer
Susy Atkins Broadcaster and Journalist
Toby Amphlett Wine Professional and Brand Ambassador
Tom Wedgery Event Host, Marketer, Sommelier
Tommy Grimshaw Winemaker, Dorset

IEWA20

Andy Clarke TV Producer and Journalist
Ben Hulland Winemaker, Devon
Brad Horne Wine Social LIVE Pioneer
Corinne O’Connor Winemaker, Dorset
Dan Kirby Wine Buyer, Seller & Marketer
Hannah Gray Social Marketer & Winery Assistant
Holly Plumeridge Off Trade Sales Expert
James Hawkins English Wine Merchant
Jess Lamb Wine Writer & Marketer
John Mobbs English Wine Digital Communicator
Lee Isaacs Educator, Buyer and Speaker
Liam Steevenson MW Independent Consultant & Winemaker
Susy Atkins Broadcaster and Journalist
Tom Wedgery Sommelier and Marketer
Tommy Grimshaw Winemaker, Dorset
Zoë Driver Assistant Winemaker, Hampshire

IEWA19

Andy Clarke TV Producer and Journalist
Ben Hulland Winemaker, Devon
Cherry Constable Wine and Spirit Blogger
Corinne Seely Winemaker, Hampshire
Daniel Ham Winemaker, Dorset
Emily Lambert Sommelier and Entrepreneur
Gino Rosolek Knowledgeable Consumer
Ian Ward Knowledgeable Consumer
John Mobbs English Wine Digital Communicator
Karen Christian Wine & Comms Professional
Kelli Coxhead Indy Retailer and Educator
Liam Steevenson MW Consultant, Independent
Luke Harbor Head Sommelier
Melissa Duckhouse Knowledgeable Consumer
Owain Hughes Wine Retail and MW student
James Hawkins English Wine Merchant
John Atkinson MW Consultant, Independent
Julia Stafford English Wine Merchant
Lee Isaacs Wine Merchant and Educator
Nathan Meyers English Wine Merchant
Sally Lord Knowledgeable Consumer
Sorcha Holloway Wine Communicator
Susy Atkins Broadcaster and Journalist
Tom Wedgery Sommelier and Marketer

IEWA18

Alex Schuster Champagne Buyer
Ben Hulland Winemaker, Devon
Cherry Constable Wine and Spirit blogger
Daniel Ham Winemaker, Dorset
Edward Clarke Independent Merchant
Gino Rosolek Knowledgeable Consumer
James Cummings Winemaker, Somerset
James Hawkins English Wine Merchant
Jarryd James Restaurant manager and Buyer
John Mobbs English Wine Digital Communicator
Kelli Coxhead Indy Retailer and Educator
Liam Steevenson MW Consultant, Independent
Owain Hughes Wine Retail and MW student
Susy Atkins Broadcaster and Journalist
Tommy Grimshaw Assistant Winemaker, Devon
Tom Wedgery Sommelier and Marketer
Theodor Svedberg Wine Trade Professional

IEWA17

Alex Schuster Champagne Buyer
Brett Hirt Gin maker and Bar Owner
Ben Hulland Winemaker, Devon
Cherry Constable Wine and Spirit Blogger
Clemency Yates MW Winemaker, Independent
David Houghton Cardiff Wine Merchant
James Cummings Winemaker, Somerset
James Hawkins English Wine Merchant
James Penson Manager, Premium On-trade
John Mobbs English Wine Digital Communicator
Karen Christian Wine & Comms Professional
Kelli Coxhead Indy Retailer and Educator
Liam Steevenson MW Consultant, Independent
Melissa Duckhouse Knowledgeable Consumer
Owain Hughes Wine Retail and MW student
Sally Lord Knowledgeable Consumer
Steven Hayball Former Sommelier
Susy Atkins Broadcaster and Journalist
Tom Gilbey Specialist Wine Merchant