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The Decanter Power List 2009 – top 10, new entries and fallers

Here are the top 10 entries, new entries and fallers in the Decanter magazine wine Power List 2009. Scroll down for an exclusive video with Decanter's editor Guy Woodward as he explains the reasons behind some of the more surprising Power List entries.

Top 10

Richard Sands
Robert Parker
Mariann Fischer Boel
Mel Dick
Annette Alvarez-Peters
Dan Jago
Jean-Christophe Deslarzes
Jancis Robinson OBE MW
Nicolas Sarkozy
Pierre Pringuet

Top 10 new entries

Jean Christophe Deslarzes (#7)
Nicolas Sarkozy (#9)
Pierre Pringuet (#10)
Ian Johnston (#14)
Ghislain de Montgolfier (#27)
Robert Shum (#28)
John Kapon (#31)
Greg Jones (#33)
Emilio Perdon (#35)
Gary Boom (#37)

Top ten fallers

Frederic Rouzaud (down 21 places to #48)
Michel Rolland (down 9 places to #17)
Bernard Magrez (down 7 places to #29)
Stéphane Dernenoncourt (down 5 places to #34)
Joseph Gallo (down 4 places from to #11)
Marvin Shanken (down 4 places to #19)
Hugh Johnson (down 4 places to #21)
Mel Dick (down 2 places to #4)
Bernard Arnault (down 2 places to #13)
Jean-Charles Boisset (down 2 places to #32)

Sarkozy image by Aleph, http://commons.wikimedia.org.

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