Jean-Marie Pratt, Head of Wine at wine merchant and sommelier service Sarment, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Jean-Marie Pratt

Jean-Marie Pratt began his professional journey under the tutelage of one of the greatest sommeliers, Gerard Basset MS MW OBE, at Basset’s boutique hotel and restaurant chain, Hotel du Vin. As testament to his incredible talent and commitment to his craft, Jean-Marie became Head Sommelier at Gordon Ramsay’s eponymous three Michelin star restaurant in London, aged just 23. Jean-Marie then embarked on a tour of the New World, gaining invaluable experience in winemaking and wine retail.

In 2012, Jean-Marie joined Sarment, excited by the prospect of empowering Chinese consumers in their enjoyment of wine. His outstanding wine knowledge, talent and ability to communicate with clients make him an invaluable asset to lead Sarment’s expansion in mainland China.