Julie Dupouy is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).
Originally from the South West of France, Julie has been living in Dublin since 2004.
Her early career in Ireland started in one of Ireland’s most reputed restaurants, the 2 Michelin star Patrick Guilbaud.
Julie holds the title of Best Sommelier in Ireland since 2009. In 2016, she finished 3rd at the ASI World Sommelier Championship.
She founded her consultancy company Down2Wine in 2014 and has also been working as a sommelier-consultant for 1* Michelin restaurant Chapter One, since 2018.
Previous to that, she worked as a sommelier at the 1* Michelin Greenhouse Restaurant for several years.
Julie loves discovering new styles of wines and her real passion is in sharing them with guests and friends.
Follow Julie on Twitter: @JulieDupouy1