DWWA 2013 Regional France Judging Panel

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Nicolas Clerc MS

Nicolas Clerc MS has been working with D&D London since 2009, and is currently the restaurant group’s Beverage Manager. From 2009 to 2012 he looked after Le Pont de la Tour’s restaurant and wine shop, as well as the wine lists at neighbouring restaurants The Blueprint Café, Cantina del Ponte and Butlers Wharf Chop House. In 2012, he added Fish Market, Old Bengal Bar, New Street Grill and New Street Wine Shop to his portfolio of restaurants. Nicolas started his career in 2000 at Michelin-starred restaurants in his native France, and in the UK he has worked at Waldo’s in Cliveden House Hotel in Berkshire, Summer Lodge Hotel in Dorset, and the Milestone Hotel and Apartments in Kensington, among others. Nicolas was named UK Sommelier of the Year 2007, won Best Sommelier and Best Wine List at the Tatler Awards in 2010, and in 2011 he was awarded Champagne List of the Year at the Louis Roederer Wine List of the Year Awards.