DWWA 2013 South Africa Judging Panel
Johan Larsson’s 18 years in the wine trade has involved a variety of positions, including: sommelier for Stockholm’s top restaurants, key account and product management at different Swedish wine importing companies, and a year as Assistant Winemaker at Mas de Daumas Gassac in the Languedoc. Johan has also been Head Steward to the King and Queen of Sweden, and he now manages the Royal Wine Cellars, conducts tastings with the King and Queen, and provides advice on food and wine pairing for state banquets. In November 2010, Johan joined Systembolaget as Wine Buyer, with responsibility for South Africa, North Africa, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and the Far East. He commenced his WSET Diploma studies in 2012.