DWWA judge profile: Davide Buongiorno

Davide Buongiorno is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Davide Buongiorno

Davide Buongiorno, at the age of 31, started his career as Head Sommelier in Venice at “Met”, one Michelin Star restaurant of Metropole Hotel 5* in Venice with 16.000 bottles and 1.600 bins.

Since then Davide has worked successfully in several different Michelin restaurants in Italy, UK, Jersey and during this time he won two regional Italian competitions.

In 2016 Davide returned to Italy and he was appointed his current role of Wine Director at “Del Cambio”, 1 Michelin star restaurant in Turin, one of the oldest restaurant in Italy. Here he is in charge of 16.000 bottles with 2.200 labels and he also manages the wines selection of three other company outlets.

He has been a judge for 5 Stars Vinitaly as well as Wow competition for Civilta’ del Bere and he is currently studying for CMS advanced.