DWWA judge profile: Gareth Ferreira

Gareth Ferreira is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Gareth Ferreira

Gareth Ferreira is Head Sommelier at Core by Clare Smyth.

Previously, he was part of the opening team at 67 Pall Mall under the tutelage of Ronan Sayburn MS.  His career has also seen him work at some of the best hotels in the world such as The Burj Al Arab in Dubai, and as Head Sommelier and Beverage Manager of The Saxon Hotel in his home country of South Africa.

In 2016, Gareth represented his country at the Best Sommelier in World Competition reaching the semi-finals and was runner-up in the 2017 Moët team Chandon UK Sommelier of the year.

2016 is Gareth’s first year as a DWWA judge.