DWWA judge profile: Tobias Brauweiler MS

Tobias Brauweiler MS is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).

Tobias Brauweiler MS profile:

Originally from Germany, Tobias Brauweiler MS has been in the hospitality and wine business for the last 13 years.   He started his career working in 5*Hotels around Germany before relocating to Paarl in South Africa where he was four years in the position of Head Sommelier.   2010 saw Tobias move to the UK to continue his journey in the wine world.  Since then he has several times been a semi-finalist in the UK Sommelier of the Year competition, and in 2013 he came runner up.

Tobias worked at the Ellenborough Park Hotel in Cheltenham between 2010 and 2012 and then spent two years as Head Sommelier at the Ritz London.  He is currently Head Sommelier of Hakkasan on Hanway Place.

In 2015, he passed the Master Sommelier Diploma and became the first Amorim Taster of the Year, as well as receiving the The Patrick Sandeman Vintners’ Award from the WSET.

2016 is Tobias Brauweiler MS first year as s judge at the DWWA.