Andrew Jefford is a judge and vice-chair in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Andrew Jefford is a columnist for both Decanter magazine and decanter.com, Jefford has been writing and broadcasting about wine (as well as food, whisky, travel and perfume) since the 1980s, winning many awards – the latest for his work as a columnist.

After 15 months as a senior research fellow at Adelaide University between 2009 and 2010, Andrew is currently writing a book on Australia’s wine landscape and terroirs.

He lives in the Languedoc, on the frontier between the Grès de Montpellier and Pic St Loup zones.

Andrew Jefford has been a judge and vice-chair in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards since the launch of the competition in 2012.