DAWA judge profile: Adrian Zhang

Adrian Zhang, Group Director of Wine and Spirits for FCC Shanghai, is a judge at the 2019 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

Adrian Zhang

Adrian Zhang currently works for FCC Shanghai, a Chinese restaurant group, as the Group Director of Wine and Spirits, overseeing the beverage program for ten restaurants.

He previously worked at Park Hyatt Shanghai for ten years, and assumed the position of Director of Wine, in charge of two wine cellars containing more than 450 wines, a stock of 4,500 bottles.

Over the course of his career, Adrian has acquired the Certified Specialist of Wine accredited by the Society of Wine Educators, the WSET Diploma and Advanced Sommelier of the Court of Master Sommeliers. He has achieved second place in China’s Best Sommelier Competition of French Wine 2016, and was Champion in the China National Sommelier Competition in 2016.

Adrian has been a Decanter Asia Wine Awards judge since 2017.