Alain Desprats France

Directeur Syndicat et Section Interprofessionnelle des vins Côtes de Gascogne depuis 1998

Anna Sipurzynska Poland

Wine expert. Sommelier. Wset 2

Anne Serres France

Free lance Journalist Terre de Vins V&S News Meininger’s WBI

Anne-Wies Van Oosten Netherlands

Wine&Food Journalist and Consultancy, Owner of www.anne-wies.nl, Member of FIJEV, International Wine Judge.

Arthur Hon United States

USA AOC Touraine ambassador. Sommelier and beverage manager 2* restaurant Momofuku Ko in New York

Barbara Agnes Sester Germany

Director General of BLV-Freiburg Magazine Der Badische Winzer

Barbara Verbeek Netherlands

Wine writer at wijntheater.nl

Benjamin Loze France

Wine buyer at Vimaco-La Cave Louis Delhaize Group (Cora, S.Match, Delfood)

Benoît Roumet France

Loire wines specialist. Trade France-Japan wines and saké Former Director of the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins du Centre

Bernard Farges France

President, AOC Bordeaux

Carien Coetzee South Africa

PhDAgric Oenology

Carrie Dykes United States

Editor and contributing writer for SevenFifty Daily

Catherine Corbeau-Mellot France

Former president of BIVC and president of Les Dame de Coeur association

Chris Alblas Netherlands

Wine education at the Dutch Wineacademy, member of the editorial committee of the Dutch Wineacademy,Owner of the webshop www.biowijn.info, writing for www.wijnjournaal.nl, international wine- and spirit judge

Cyril Penn United States

Editor-in-Chief of Wine Business monthly, Wine Business Insider and www.winesbusiness.com

Damien Lassance Luxembourg

Expert vins Président Club Vin sur Vin Cactus Luxembourg

Daniel Lopez Roca Argentina

Director at ArgentineWines.Com

Darja Zemljic Slovenia

Editor at Magazine “Kmeckiglas”

David Cobbold United Kingdom

In Vino (SudRadio, France), Regal, Le Bottin Gourmand (magazines, France), les5duvin.wordpress.com/ (shared blog, French and English), Vins et Vignobles (Canada), Wands (Japan) Sommelier India (Inde), The World of Fine Wine (UK)

Deborah Parker Wong United States

Global Wine Editor for sister publications the SOMM Journaland The Tasting Panel magazines. In 2018 she was appointed California Editor for the Slow FoodSlow Wine Guide. Adjunct professor in the Wine Studies departments at Santa Rosa Junior College, Cabrillo College and Napa Valley College.

Denis Meurant Belgium

Sales Manager of VASCO NV/SA

Dirk Rodriguez Belgium

Journalist: Associate Editor of Vino! Magazine, Benelux

Dominique Girault France

Former president Fédération viticole Loir et Cher

Dustin Chabert United States

Best sommelier USA 2019

Emma Jenkins MW New Zealand

Master of Wine

Frédéric Galtier Spain

Journalist Terre de Vins. Consulting www.desembolic.com

Hans Van De Meeberg Netherlands

Editor wine & food Misset Horeca Editor wine at Proefschrift

Heidi Potzinger Austria

Diplom Sommelier

Henri Chapon France

Master Sommelier, DipWset

Hervé Grandeau France

Former president of Fédération des grands vins de Bordeaux

Ingrid Proust France

Journalist “Vigneron du VAL DE LOIRE” & “Vitisphère”

Isabelle Defrocourt France

Directrice FAV 41 / ARFV

Jane Skilton MW New Zealand

Master of Wine, Sake expert, editor at www.independentwinemonthly.co.nz

Jasper Van Papeghem Belgium

Sommelier de jonkman**, Brugge – Best sommelier of Belgium 2017

Jean Christophe Mandard France
Jean François Rovire France

Manager at Cap deux mille vins

Jean Pierre Gouvazé France

Delegate to the Loire Valley council “Interprofession des Vins du Val de Loire”.

Jean Smullen Ireland

Wine event manager and journalist; Writes for Chef Magazine UK. Wine colum for Irish trade papers: Retail News and Licencing World & Sunday World, Irish national newspaper. Wine programme on Newstalk Irish national talk radio station. Irish wine diary https://jeansmullen.com/ Member of Circle of Wine Writers

Jean-Christophe Verschelde Belgium

Wine Consultant: Colruyt

Jean-Luc Bonnet France

Wine taster

Jeroen Tackx Belgium

Product Specialist Wines & Spirits – Metro Cash & Carry Belgium

Johannes Fiala Austria


Julien Marson Belgium

Key Account Manager Schenk Wines Benelux

Kelly A. Mitchell United States

Digital Strategist/ Creator of Content Wine & Travel Writer, Photographer, Videographer

Marc Medeville France

President at Syldicat Bordeaux et Bordeaux Supérieur

Marie Refalo France

Director of ODG Touraine

Marie Thomas France

Wine expert

Marijke Bilmeyer Belgium

Wine buyer at Magnus Kwaliteitswijnen

Mary Orlin United States

Wine writer at Orlinmedia.com, Sip, Sip, Hooray! Podcast co-host, Certified Sommelier and WSET Advanced

Maurizio Valeriani Italy

Journalist and author, as a food and wine expert, on magazines like: www.vinodabere.it (director) www.repubblica.it/sapori,www.epulae.it,www.lucianopignataro.it. • Teacher

Michael Apstein United States

Columnist at WineReviewOnLine.com

Michael Vaughan Canada

Journalist – Editor, Vintage Assessments Member, UK Circle of Wine Writers

Miquel Hudin United States

Wine journalist & blogger https://www.hudin.com/

Olivier Pecheux Belgium

Sommelier Wine buyer Auchan Luxembourg

Peter Schleimer Austria

WSET Diploma Wine Judge Journalist at Vinaria Wine Broker

Ralf Kaiser Germany

Blogger, Wine Writer, Photographer

Serge De Maesschalck Belgium

Wine buyer at Rabotvin

Sergio Pires De Oliveira Portugal


Sharon Nagel United Kingdom

Freelance journalist and translator

Simon Olivier France
Sophie Lafaye France

Wine&Spirits journalist at Sommeliers International, The Wine Expectation, Luxsure.

Stasa Bizjak Slovenia

Editor in chief at The Third Wine

Stefan Potzinger Austria

President of the Austrian Wine Association

Stephane Delacote France

Sommelier and Wine Development Manager at SCHOEN DISTRIBUTION

Sylvain Naulin France

Directeur Interprofession des vins de Loire InterLoire

Tibor Vittek Slovakia

Editor of Vinko.sk

Valentin Ceafalau Romania

Wine journalist, Member of ADAR (Romanian Authorized Wine Tasters Association, Member of FIJEV, Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3

Valeria Trufakina Russian Federation

Wine & spirits journalist, editor at Simple Wine News Magazine and swn.ru. Member of FIJEV.

Véronique Barthe France

Syndicat des vins de Bordeaux

Vicente Escamilla Spain

Wine journalist at la Semana Vitivinícola. Editor in chief

W. Blake Gray United States

Freelance Wine Writer, SF Chronicle and Wine Spectator

Wojciech Gogolinski Poland

Senior Editor at Czas Wina. Author of the Encyclopedia Alkoholi.