DWWA Tuscany Judging Panel

Meet the members of the DWWA Tuscany Judging Panel

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Paolo Basso is a native of Italy currently residing in Lugano, Swizerland. He started his wine career as a sommelier in several gastronomic restaurants in Switzerland, followed by a professional experience within a leading swiss-based fine and rare wines trader where he focused especially on the wines of Bourgogne and Bordeaux. Paolo currently runs his own wine consultancy company, Ceresio Vini. In 1997 Paolo was named Best Sommelier of Switzerland, a title he followed up as runner-up in the World’s Best Sommelier Competition in 2000, 2007 and 2010. In 2010 Paolo won the Best Sommelier of Europe Competition.