Justin Liddle, judge on the DWWA New Zealand panel in 2010
Justin Liddle joined the wine trade in 1990, seduced by the heady mix of food, wine and travel. He has spent time working in all areas of the trade, from the vineyards of the Rhein-Phalz to Bollinger agent Mentzendorff, where he was a director, via Oddbins and Yapp Brothers. He is currently a partner in Hampshire-based importer, Stokes Fine Wines; agents for a number of small, family-owned producers from around the world. He considers his specialist areas to be New Zealand, Australia and the Douro.