DWWA Regional France Judging Panel

Meet the members of the DWWA Regional France Judging Panel

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Jean-Pierre Rabaste started his wine career in France before moving to London in 1996 where he worked as Sommelier for various establishments, including the Orrery, Hakkasan, Che Restaurant and Putney Bridge Restaurant. His palate has allowed him to reach the national semifinal of the Ruinart Sommelier of the Year Competition and the final of the Torres Competition. He has also received the Gosset Celebris Trophy Award for Best Champagne List of England and was nominated for the ITV Carlton Award for UK Best Wine List. Jean-Pierre is currently a Director of Top Selection, a wine merchant specialising in boutique wineries.