DWWA judge profile: Laure Patry

Laure Patry is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Laure Patry

Laure Patry began her career in North Yorkshire and Bath as part of her initial UK placements following sommelier school before moving to London in 2003. She has worked the past eight years for Gordon Ramsay Holdings, including almost two years as Assistant Head Sommelier at Claridges, and a further six years as Head Sommelier at Maze where she gained the respect of Jason Artherton.

Laure then joined Jason Artherton at Pollen Street Social as Head Sommelier. After 2 years she became Executive Head Sommelier having been part of the opening team in their outlets in Asia.

Laure set up her own project with Jason at Social Wine and Tapas, a retail and wine bar which focuses on small producers.

Follow Laure on Twitter @laurepatry