DWWA 2013 Australia Judging Panel
Matt Wilkin MS is Australia’s first Master Sommelier. Following 10 years building on restaurant and wine experience in his native Australia, Matt moved to the UK in 1998 where he worked as Head Sommelier at the two Michelin-starred Capital Restaurant, and then as Wine Buyer for Hotel Group Knightsbridge’s six restaurants, while also working several Stages at a time throughout the Loire and Bordeaux regions. Currently Trade Sales and Marketing Director of H2Vin, Matt also consults for several highly-rated London restaurants, contributes his experience to the Academy of Food & Wine Service for the UK Wine Service Standards Committee, and is actively involved in the Examining Board for The Court of Master Sommeliers. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, the most recent being “Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK”.