Anne Forrest is a judge at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).
Anne Forrest is the managing director of Vinos Sin Fronteras, a specialist wine export and consultancy business, advising and representing producers from Italy, Spain and Portugal. Having started her career at Arblaster and Clarke Wine Tours, her love of wine, foreign languages (of which she is fluent in five) and culture led her to spend two years living in Italy and three in Spain studying and enjoying their wines whilst also teaching English.
Upon returning to the UK, Forrest spent eight years as a buyer for Laithwaite’s Wine with responsibility for sourcing, blending, brand creation and development from many wine regions, in particular Italy, Portugal, Argentina and the Rhône. In September 2013 Forrest moved to Portugal where she has established her own business and, when not travelling, she is based in Porto.