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eXPERT WINE JUDGES

 

Our competition judges include a list of top-notch highly trained professionals in the wine industry including winemakers, wine educators, buyers and media who take their task very seriously! Their influence can have far-reaching effects on your wine consumers and their purchases. Find out if your wines suit their professional pallets.

Kat Adams
Kat Adams

Winemaker

Jessica Altieri
Jessica Altieri

CS, CEO WineChannelTV

Jamie Arevalo
Jamie Arevalo

Certified Specialist of Wine, E&J Gallo Winery

Jusden Aumund
Jusden Aumund

DTC Director, Sextant Winery

Jenne Baldwin-Eaton
Jenne Baldwin-Eaton

Winemaker, Plum Creek Winery

Dan Barwick
Dan Barwick

Winemaker, Paradise Ridge Winery

Heidi Barrett
Heidi Barrett

Winemaker, Barrett & Barrett Wines

Corey Beck
Corey Beck

Director of Winemaking/GM, Francis Ford Coppola

Dan Berger
Dan Berger

Wine writer, columnist

Jay Bileti
Jay Bileti

Director of Member Services, American Wine Society, Sonoita, AZ

Virginie Boone
Virginie Boone

Wine Writer

Tom Bohr
Tom Bohr

Professional wine judge

Thrace Bromberger
Thrace Bromberger

Walt Wines

Jeanne Burgess
Jeanne Burgess

VP, Director Winemaking Operations, Seavin, Inc.

Dr. Christian E. Butzke
Dr. Christian E. Butzke

Professor of Enology, Purdue University

Jim Caudill
Jim Caudill

Dir., Marketing Communications, Treasury Wine Estates, The Kaiser Building, 25th Floor 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612 555 Gateway, Napa, CA 94558 T: [707] 259-4519 M: [707] 299-0796 jim.caudill@tweglobal.com | www.tweglobal.com

Mark Chandler
Mark Chandler

Executive Director, WineAmerica

Tami Collins
Tami Collins

Winemaker, De La Montanya Estate Vineyards & Winery

Rich Cook
Rich Cook

Director, San Diego County Fair Wine Competition/Wine

Andrew "Rew" Craig
Andrew "Rew" Craig

Certified Sommelier

Allison Crowe
Allison Crowe

Winemaker, Garnet Vineyards

Fred Dame
Fred Dame

Master Sommelier

Debra Del Fiorentino
Debra Del Fiorentino

Founder, Wine Competition Management & Production

Paul Dolan
Paul Dolan

Industry Entrepreneur & Author

Susan Doyle
Susan Doyle

Director of Winemaking, Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines

Mike Dunne
Mike Dunne

Writer/Business Owner, Sacramento Bee

Traci Dutton
Traci Dutton

Beverage Manager & Sommelier, Culinary Institute

Bob Foster
Bob Foster

Assistant Editor, California Grapevine Wine Newsletter

Melody Fuller
Melody Fuller

Founder/President, Oakland Wine Festival & Oakland Wine and Food Society

Sara Fowler
Sara Fowler

Winemaker, Peju Winery

Renata Franzia-Price
Renata Franzia-Price

Classic Wines of California (Bronco) & Sommelier

Doug Frost
Doug Frost

Master Sommelier, Master of Wine, Author and TV

Rhett Gadke
Rhett Gadke

Senior Wine Buyer, Bounty Hunter

Gina Gallo
Gina Gallo

Winemaker, Gallo Family Vineyards

Nick Goldschmidt
Nick Goldschmidt

Winemaker and Consultant, Goldschmidt Vineyards

Joel Green
Joel Green

GM & Winemaker, Safe Harbor Wines

Daryl Groom
Daryl Groom

Chief Judge, Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Eric Harris
Eric Harris

Winemaker, Two-EE’s Winery

Sherrie Holzer
Sherrie Holzer

Assistant Winemaker, Castoro Cellars

Todd Jolly, CSW
Todd Jolly, CSW

Wine Director, Sonoma’s Best Wine Merchant

Dan Kosta
Dan Kosta

Founder, Kosta Browne Winery

Virginia Marie Lambrix
Virginia Marie Lambrix

Winemaker, Truett-Hurst Inc. Brands

Ellen Landis
Ellen Landis

Wine Writer, Certified Sommelier and Certified Wine Specialist

Ken Landis
Ken Landis

Chef and Co-Owner, Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn

Susan Lueker
Susan Lueker

Director of Winemaking, Simi Winery

Charles Mara
Charles Mara

President, The Mara Wine Group

Kris Margerum
Kris Margerum

Head Sommelier, Auberge du Soleil, Napa

Deb McCole
Deb McCole

Mission Fine Wines, Certified Specialist of Wine

Ziggy E.
Ziggy E.

The Wine Gal , Radio & Television Personality