Isabelle Bachelard is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Isabelle Bachelard profile:

Isabelle Bachelard is a Paris-based, freelance wine journalist and author who writes and tastes for the Revue de Vin de France, VSB Vins-Spiritueux-Boissons and Terre de Vins.

She trained with Steven Spurrier at his acclaimed Paris wine school L’Académie du Vin, and still conducts wine classes and tastings for the general public, as well as judging at national and international wine competitions.

Bachelard was born into a family of restaurateurs, and has guided chefs, restaurateurs and food lovers from all over the world on dawn tours through the colourful aisles of Paris’ wholesale market Rungis for over 20 years.

As often as possible, Bachelard is be found exploring the vineyards of the world, very far or very close, particularly those of the Loire Valley, her second home.  Bachelard was a DWWA judge from the first edition in 2005.

Bachelard was first a DWWA judge in 2005.