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DWWA judge profile: Gearoid Devaney MS

Gearoid Devaney MS is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2021.

Gearoid Devaney MS

Gearoid Devaney MS is a Director of Flint Wines, an independent wine importer and merchant based in London. He also consults to restaurants and hosts wine events.

Devaney was UK Sommelier of the Year in 2008, and has been a Master Sommelier since 2009.

Devaney was head sommelier at London’s Capital Hotel when it had 2 Michelin stars with Eric Chavot, and he helped open Tom Aikens 1 Michelin star restaurant where his wine list won awards with the AA and Wine Spectator.

He has also worked at London’s L’Oranger and the 3 Michelin-starred Pierre Gagnaire in Paris.

Gearoid Devaney MS was first a judge at the DWWA in 2005.

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