Sarah Ahmed is the Regional Chair for Portugal at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2024.
Sarah Ahmed is an acknowledged authority on the wines of Portugal. She has been Portugal Regional Chair at Decanter World Wine Awards since 2011. Sarah also contributes to Decanter regularly.
In addition to publishing www.thewinedetective.co.uk , she is a regular contributor to leading wine magazines and a columnist for Portugal’s leading wine publication, Revista de Vinhos. Sarah has contributed on Portugal to leading reference books, including The World Atlas of Wine by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson MW, The Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson MW and Hugh Johnson Pocket Wine by Hugh Johnson and Lonely Planet.
Her accolades include Wines of Portugal Personality of the Year (Europe) 2019 and Wine Writer of the Year 2009 (Portuguese Annual Wine Awards). She was appointed a Cavaliero of the Confraria do Vinho do Porto (Port brotherhood) in 2013. She consults for Bar Douro/ FESTA Portuguese wine bar/retailer.
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