Silven Wong, wine buyer based in Macau at the MGM hotel-casino, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Silven Wong

Silven Wong is a buyer for the casino-hotel MGM Macau and a lecturer on wine studies at the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao.

After founding the first college wine club in Macau and graduating with a hotel management degree, Silven started his career in the procurement office of MGM Macau and was soon assigned the task of handling all alcohol-related purchases, which put him in a position to constantly work with the hotel’s wine director and F&B managers, sourcing for and helping to manage the inventory of the beverage program, whilst also participating in and organizing countless tastings.

He holds a WSET Diploma and is a Sake Sommelier Association certified sake sommelier.