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DWWA judge profile: Devon Lochhead

Devon Lochhead is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Devon Lochhead

Devon Lochhead’s enthusiasm for wine began at the age of 19, working evenings as a wine advisor for a fine dining restaurant in South Africa. After graduating from university, he pursued his passion for wine and moved to Hong Kong, immersing himself in the city’s buzzing wine culture.

He joined Kedington wines, where he worked, studied and learned more about the industry. After that, he moved to Black Sheep Restaurants group and worked his way up to Head Sommelier.

Devon currently works for DGB Pty Ltd as the Regional Director for Asia and promotes a number of esteemed South African wine brands across the region.

He passed the WSET Diploma in 2018 and is a Certified WSET Wine Educator and a Master of Wine student.

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