DWWA judge profile: Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw started his wine career as a teenager in a vineyard in Somerset, completed his university dissertation on the UK wine market and has been in the industry ever since.

His early industry experience started in Oddbins before stints making wine in both New Zealand and Burgundy. In 2002, he co-founded the award-winning independent wine merchant Stone, Vine & Sun, before joining the wine buying team at Waitrose in 2007, and becoming Buying Manager of Waitrose’s wine department in July 2010.

In October 2012, Shaw moved to Bibendum, now Bibendum PLB, as Buying Director.

Andrew Shaw was first a DWWA judge in 2006.