Jesús Barquín is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Jesús Barquín is a member of the Académie Internationale du Vin and has twice been awarded a National Gastronomy Prize in Spain for his contribution to the diffusion of Spanish food and wine culture around the world – in 2006 as wine writer, and in 2013 together with Eduardo Ojeda, as co-founders of Equipo Navazos. Barquín is a member of the tasting panels of World of Fine Wine magazine and elmundovino.com, and co-author of the award-winning books Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla and The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain. His brainchild, Equipo Navazos, produces the celebrated La Bota series of outstanding wines. Barquín lectures on criminal law at the University of Granada as his day job. This is the first year Barquin has been a DWWA judge.