DWWA 2012 judges

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DWWA 2012 judges

DWWA Australia Judging Panel

Justin Knock MW holds science degrees in Food Technology and Industrial
Chemistry. His wine career began in fine wine retail before joining
d’Arenberg in McLaren Vale as a cellarhand. He moved to the Hunter and
became Research Winemaker for Rosemount and then Southcorp, followed by
three years winemaking in Margaret River. He moved to London to look
after Southcorp’s wine education programme, media activities and local
production in the UK and Europe, and more recently he held a position as
Wine Buying Manager for Treasury Wine Estates sourcing wine from New
World origins. Justin is now director of The Purple Hand Wine Company, a
blending and sourcing consultancy. Based in London he works extensively
in the Scandinavian markets and makes wine in Australia’s Yarra Valley.