DWWA judge profile: Vincenzo Arnese

Vincenzo Arnese is a judge at the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Vincenzo Arnese

Vincenzo Arnese is currently Head Sommelier & Wine Buyer at the famous two Michelin star ‘Dinner by Heston Blumenthal’, inside the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park.

Over his career, he has worked in restaurants in Switzerland, Italy and Australia.

He has graduated with his WSET Diploma and successfully accomplished the Advanced examination of the Court of Master Sommelier.

He was winner of the Bellavita/UKSA ‘Best Sommelier UK’ in 2015 and was Runner up of 2019 UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge.

Vincenzo also carries out education programmes under the WSET as a certified educator in the Mandarin Oriental London.