DWWA 2013 Spain Judging Panel
Simon Woods abandoned a career in computer systems design in 1988 to join the wine trade, thus indulging his two hobbies of wine and writing. In his 25 years of communicating about wine, Simon Woods has been co-coordinator of the International Wine Challenge, columnist for The Financial Times' ‘The Business’ magazine and five-times editor of the annual Which? Wine Guide. He was voted International Online Wine Columnist of the Year at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards 2010 for his work on simonwoods.com, a site which offers a combination of tasting notes, rants and videos. Simon is also an in-demand presenter, and his books include the award-winning I Don’t Know Much About Wine But I Know What I Like.