DWWA 2013 Australia Judging Panel
Michael Hill Smith MW became the first Australian to pass the rigorous Master of Wine examination in 1988. Michael is a wine producer, international wine judge, wine consultant, wine writer and lapsed restaurateur. In 2008 he was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the Australian Wine Industry and featured in Decanter‘s Power List in 2009. He believes passionately in the future of Australian Fine Wine, and along with Steven Spurrier and Jeannie Cho Lee MW, he is responsible for the selection of all wines served on Singapore Airlines.