Dheeraj Bhatia, chief sommelier at Robuchon au Dôme in Macau, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Dheeraj Bhatia is the chief sommelier at Robuchon au Dôme in Macau. Previously Dheeraj was chief sommelier at The Peninsula Hong Kong, overseeing the wine program for all of the hotel’s restaurants as well as acting as sommelier for their fine dining restaurant, Gaddi’s. In Dheeraj’s wine career he has worked in South Africa, India, Dubai, the Seychelles and Beijing, in roles including apprentice sommelier at the world-famous Burj Al Arab, sommelier and beverage consultant at The Roundhouse in Cape Town, and head sommelier of Raffles Singapore. In 2011, he was named Best Sommelier at the World Gourmet Summit in Singapore. Dheeraj Bhatia has been a Decanter Asia Wine Awards judge since 2013.