Yoichi Sato

Yoichi Sato, owner and sommelier of restaurant Maxivin in Tokyo, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Silven Wong

Silven Wong Silven Wong is the wine buyer for Casino-Hotel MGM Macau and a wine educator in his time away from office. Silven started his career in the procurement office…

Leon Liang

Leon Liang, a wine educator and founder of Grapea Institute, is a judge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Magandeep Singh

Magandeep Singh, a sommelier, TV presenter and wine writer from India, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Yin How Wong

Yin How Wong A lawyer by training from the London School of Economics, Yin How Wong founded Vintry Cellars in 2005. As managing director, he currently oversees the operations of…

Lim Hwee Peng

Lim Hwee Peng Lim Hwee Peng CWE, FWS is a professional wine service provider and wine mentor, who coaches and certifies hundreds of professionals in Singapore and South East Asia…

Sarah Wong

Sarah Wong Sarah Wong is a freelance wine writer and judge. Born and educated in Hong Kong, she discovered wine while studying in America, and her knowledge and expertise has…

João Pires MS

João Pires MS, director of wines at Melco Resorts & Entertainment in Macao, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Gerald Lu

Gerald Lu, a certified sommelier based in Singapore, is a judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

Pierre Legrandois

Pierre Legrandois Pierre Legrandois is the General Manager at Links Concept, one of the leading distributors of wine and spirits across Macau and China, representing family owned vineyards, while being…

Jean-Marie Pratt

Jean-Marie Pratt, Head of Wine at wine merchant and sommelier service Sarment, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Maxime Lu

Maxime Lu, founder and chief wine editor of Wineonline.cn based in Beijing, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Marcus Lai

Marcus Lai, Managing Partner at Asia Wine Cellar, is a judge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018

Dorian Tang

Dorian Tang Dorian Tang is the national education director of ASC Fine Wines and a Master of Wine student. Based in mainland China, she is an accredited tutor for the…

David Shoemaker

David Shoemaker With more than 21 years of wine industry experience, David Shoemaker is currently Brand Ambassador for Global Hotels and for American brands at Treasury Wine Estates. Covering the…

Corinne Mui

Corinne Mui Corinne Mui is the COO & Senior wine educator of AWSEC. She is a member of the Institute of Wines & Spirits (UK) and runs HK’s only centre…

Hiroki Matsumoto

With Decanter's first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about new judge Hiroki Matsumoto, a wine consultant from Tokyo.

David Wainwright

David Wainwright Taking a junior administrative position at Christie’s Wine Department in London in July 1998, David quickly rose through the ranks to head up their New York Department just…

Adrian Zhang

Adrian Zhang Adrian Zhang has been with Park Hyatt Shanghai for 10 years since the hotel’s opening. Now he takes the role of Director of Wine, in charge of two…

Chee Wee Lee

Chee Wee Lee Lee Chee Wee is the founder of Vino Cave, a Singapore-based wine distribution company which represents producers from Burgundy, the Rhône Valley and America. He was bitten…

Catherine Yen

Catherine Yen Catherine Yen is a WSET diploma holder and won the McNie Tasting Trophy in 2013. As a WSET wine educator, Catherine is qualified to teach up to Level…

Hayato Kojima

Hayato Kojima CWE, a certified wine educator and specialist from Japan, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Sarah Heller MW

Sarah Heller MW, content creator, visual artist and wine branding expert, is a new addition to the judging panel for the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.

Anty Fung

Anty Fung, Certified Sommelier and manager of professional wine storage company Hip Cellar, is a new addition to the judging panel at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018.