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The DWWA Judges

Decanter World Wine Awards is judged by the world's top wine experts and regional specialists, including Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers, who understand the typical factors of the regions they judge at the competition.

Read the profiles of the Decanter World Wine Awards’ expert judges…

Meet the 2021 Co-Chairs

Meet the 2020 Regional Chairs

DWWA 2021 Regional Chairs coming soon…

Rod Smith MW at DWWA 2020

Meet the 2020 judges

DWWA 2021 judges coming soon…

DWWA judges

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