Dilek Caner MW is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Texas-based Dilek Caner MW is the director of Tasting World/Dallas Wine Center, an organisation that has been educating the wine trade and consumers since 2005. Prior to the formation of Tasting World, Caner taught at other organisations, including the Institute of Culinary Education and American Sommelier Association. Earlier in her carrier, she worked at Wine & Spirits magazine and was a sommelier at restaurants Bruno Jamais and Alain Ducasse. Caner holds a PhD in economics from New York University. This is the first year Caner has been a DWWA judge.