Chris Murphy is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Chris Murphy worked at Marks & Spencer for over 40 years. He spent the last three decades sourcing wines from around the world, and for his final seven years with the company he concentrated on the M&S wine club, Wine Online. Murphy is now an occasional consultant for M&S, as well as providing wine consultancy services for other companies within the trade. He has judged at wine competitions both at home and abroad, and has always tried to adhere to the advice given him by Christopher Tatham when he was first starting out: “the first duty of a wine is to be delicious”. Murphy was first a DWWA judge in 2009.