Home DAWA Vice-Chairs DAWA Vice-Chairs Hiroshi Ishida DAWA vice-chair: Hiroshi Ishida Hiroshi Ishida, executive sommelier at Hotel Nikko in Tokyo, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018. Sarah Jane Evans MW DAWA vice-chair: Sarah Jane Evans MW Sarah Jane Evans MW is an award-winning journalist who began writing about wine in the 1980s. Li Demei DAWA vice-chair: Li Demei Li Demei is a DecanterChina.com columnist and an associate professor of wine tasting and oenology. Andrew Jefford DAWA vice-chair: Andrew Jefford Andrew Jefford contributes a column every month to Decanter magazine, and writes the Jefford on Monday blog for Decanter.com. Michael Hill-Smith MW DAWA vice-chair: Michael Hill-Smith MW Michael Hill-Smith MW is a wine producer, international wine judge, wine consultant, occasional wine writer and restaurateur. DAWA vice-chair: Poh Tiong Ch'ng A lawyer by training, Poh Tiong Ch'ng published the world’s first Chinese Bordeaux Guide in 2000. Jeannie Cho Lee MW DAWA vice-chair: Jeannie Cho Lee MW Jeannie Cho Lee MW is an author, wine critic, judge and educator as well as the first Asian Master of Wine.