Lionel Periner is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
Originally from the South of France, Lionel Periner has been a certified sommelier for 17 years. He joined Hotel du Vin in 2007 and later starting working with Matthieu Longuère MS at the Michelin-starred La Trompette.
After 4 years as Group Beverage Manager at The Lucky Onion, Lionel has recently taken on the role of Head Sommelier at Adnams in Birmingham.
Follow Lionel on Twitter @lionel_somm