Moonsong Bang

With Decanter's seventh Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about judge Moonsong Bang, a wine consultant from Seoul.

Gurjit Barry

Gurjit Barry Gurjit Barry is a WSET Diploma qualified wine-taster and one of the five APP’s (Approved Programme Provider) in India for WSET Level 1 and Level 2. He runs…

Bhatia Dheeraj

Bhatia Dheeraj, Head Sommelier of Penfolds Magill estate Restaurant in Adelaide, South Australia, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA).

Alex Cumming

Alex Cumming, a Certified Sommelier and CEO of FirstCellars.com, is a judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards.

Boon Heng

Boon Heng, who founded Wein & Vin in Singapore and specialises in French and German wines, is a judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards.

Mabel Lai

Mabel Lai Mabel Lai is the first Certified Wine Educator from the Society of Wine Educators in greater China. Mabel also holds the WSET Diploma and is a Certified Educator. Her…

Daisuke Kawai

Daisuke Kawai, Director and Chief Sommelier at La Terre, a luxury wine bar in Singapore, is a judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

Li Demei

Li Demei is a DecanterChina.com columnist and an associate professor of wine tasting and oenology.

Andrew Jefford

Andrew Jefford contributes a column every month to Decanter magazine, and writes the Jefford on Monday blog for Decanter.com.

Shinya Tasaki

Shinya Tasaki is the President of the Japanese Sommelier Association and the A.S.I. Best Sommelier of the World 1995.

This year’s Vinexpo Hong Kong welcomed over 17,200 visitors. Across the course of the three-day event 1,300 exhibitors attended with 50 talks and tastings. Decanter was also present, hosting a stand…

Asia Wine Service & Education Centre (AWSEC) in Hong Kong is running a series of workshops to explain DAWA’s judging process on 3rd December and 5th January 2018. The course…

See full results of the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017 Read our headline DAWA 2017 results story South Africa Platinum Best in Category – Best South African Red Bordeaux Varietals…

Fazil Mohamad

Fazil Mohamad Fazil began his career back in 2002 and has become one of Singapore’s most reputable sommeliers. It wasn’t until after completing his Diploma in Economics in 2003 that…

Devon Lochhead

Devon Lochhead Devon Lochhead started as the wine advisor for Wickerwoods Restaurant in South Africa for 5 years while studying his Bachelors Degree in Marketing. After graduating, he decided to…

Chris So

Chris So Chris So runs WINELIST.HK, a wine media, education and consultancy company in Hong Kong. He is co-author of the Greater China Wine Critics Association’s Top 100 Wine Guide.…

Denis Lin

Denis Lin Denis Lin, WSET level 4 Diploma holder, has been working as a wine and food journalist since 2002, following a role as a creative director in advertising, and…

Ying Hsien Tan MW

Ying Hsien Tan MW Ying Hsien Tan qualified as the first Singaporean Master of Wine in 2015. He won the Institute of Masters of Wine Champagne Trinity Scholarship 2010 and…

Yves Sauboua

Meet Yves Sauboua, a French sommelier based in Hong Kong, who joins Decanter's new judging panel for the first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September.…