Göran Klintberg

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Göran Klintberg, judge for the DWWA Central and Eastern Europe, Loire, South Africa, and Spain panels in 2010

Göran Klintberg is a Swede who has been working in restaurants for 25 years as a bartender, sommelier and manager, along with a musical career as singer/songwriter. In 2006, he was elected president of the Swedish Sommelier Association, and started working for the development of the sommelier profession nationally and internationally for four years, highlighted by the victory of his fellow countryman Andreas Larsson in the 2007 World Championship for Sommeliers. He then started working as a wine buyer for the Swedish off-trade monopoly Systembolaget in August 2009, where he is responsible for wines from Argentina and Portugal, sake and the traditional Swedish aromatised winebased Glögg (similar to glühwein). He holds the WSET Advanced Certificate and is currently studying for his Diploma.

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