Nick Dumergue is a DWWA judge for 2017. He has taken a wine ambassador role and consults for Indonesia’s largest importer, working in London and France.
Nick Dumergue started his career as a sommelier in his native New Zealand in 1990. From there his career progressed to working a dozen vintages around the world, living for many years in London learning about the commercial side of the industry, and holding several sales and managerial roles in Europe, Asia and Australia.
In wine buying positions, Nick selected fine wines on Super Yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, worked as part of the team at Harrods and for an importer in Hong Kong. A certified educator for the WSET and a former tasting co-ordinator for Decanter, Nick currently divides his time between online tutoring for diploma students, sourcing wines for his Villa Delivery company in Bali, where he currently resides, and working in London and France several times a year. The rest of the time, Nick can be found surfing and travelling.