Diana Rollan is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).
Diana Rollan judge profile:
Diana Rollan is originally from Spain and has worked in the wine industry over 15 years. She is currently Assistant Wine Buyer at Hakkasan Group.
She began her career in Madrid, where she had the opportunity to work at Lavinia, one of the biggest wine shops in Europe. She left her Political Science degree to pursue a career in the wine trade and decided to move to London in 2007, where she started to work as Sommelier at Hakkasan Hanway. Five years ago she became Assistant Wine Buyer for the group restaurants including the Michelin-starred Hakkasan, Yauatcha, Sake No Hana and HKK. Helping the company to achieve awards including Best Wine List of The year 2011 for Hakkasan restaurant and Group Wine List of the Year 2013. In addition to this, she was part of the opening team in the outlets in Middle East.
She passed the WSET Diploma in 2014 and became WSET Certified Educator, overseeing the Hakkasan Wine training program.
2016 is Diana’s first year as a DWWA judge.