Matt Wilkin MS is a judge at the at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)
Matt Wilkin MS profile:
Matt Wilkin MS has over 25 years’ experience in the wine business. Following 10 years building on restaurant and wine experience in his native Australia. Wilkin moved to the UK in 1998 where he worked as head sommelier at the then two Michelin-starred The Capital Restaurant. He bought wine and wrote wine lists for The Hotel Group Knightsbridge’s six restaurants, whilst also working several ‘stages’ at a time throughout the Loire and Bordeaux regions.
Currently trade sales and marketing Director of H2Vin, Wilkin also consults for several highly-rated London restaurants, contributes his experience to the Court of Master Sommeliers’ educational and examining board, and assists as a regular judge for the UK Sommelier of the Year Competition. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, from UK Sommelier of the Year 2005, to achieving the Master Sommelier diploma, and being named Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK 2009.