DWWA 2013 USA Judging Panel
Veronique Rivest is an award-winning sommelier with over 20 years’ experience in the restaurant industry. Also a talented speaker and writer, she contributes to wine and food magazines, and is involved with television programs and radio. In March this year, Veronique represented Canada at the World’s Best Sommelier Competition in Tokyo, where she came second. Her other accolades include: Best Sommelier of Canada 2006 and 2012, Best Sommelier of the Americas 2012 and Professional Wine Woman 2007 (Wine Women Awards).