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DWWA judge profile: Olga Crawford MW

Olga Crawford MW is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Olga Crawford MW

Olga Crawford MW is a wine consultant and winemaker based in Napa, California. Olga is the first Greek winemaker, and third Greek national to earn the Master of Wine title.

Olga has over 20 years of wine industry experience working in winemaking roles in large, medium and ultra small wineries in California and Europe, some of which include E&J Gallo winery, Marcassin Vineyards and Antonopoulos winery.

She was also the general manager for two wineries in Greece, head winemaker/buyer for Firstleaf wine club in the US and she is currently an independent wine business consultant and a wine buyer for Naked Wines US, where she works with over 100 winemakers worldwide.

She comes from a scientific background, having received her Bachelors degree in Chemistry and Masters degree in Viticulture and Enology before completing Entrepreneurship and Business specialties and becoming Master of Wine in 2018.

Olga joined DWWA for the first time as a judge in 2019.

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