Julian Boulard, a wine educator and wine events and marketing specialist in China, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Julien Boulard has been living in China since 2003 and runs his own consultancy specialising in wine education and marketing. Originally from Alsace in France, Julian is a certified educator who regularly teaches WSET courses and delivers Bordeaux wine seminars as Accredited Educator of the Bordeaux Wine School. Julien regularly hosts professional wine tastings all over China for wine producers including Domaine de Montille, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Finca La Emperatriz, Tenuta di Trinoro, as well as organising tastings and training for consumers and wine professionals through his Zhulian Wines company.  Fluent in Chinese, Julien is a prolific Weibo user (>35,000 followers) and through his aptitude for using this social media platform he has developed a specialism in digital marketing activity and Weibo and WeChat management for wine and spirits producers, negociants and associations. Julien writes articles in Chinese for publications including Fine Drinks, Wine in China, Wine and Private Fortune and is a regular judge for wine competitions in China. Julien Boulard has been a Decanter Asia Wine Awards judge since 2015.