Aimée Suzanne Lasseigne New Etats-Unis

NYC Brand Ambassador at Lieb Cellars

Alain Desprats France

Directeur Syndicat et Section Interprofessionnelle des vins Côtes de Gascogne depuis 1998

Alain Gaillard Suisse

Commerçant, acheteur GD

Alain Kunz Suisse


Alain Le May France


Alberto Schieppati Italie

Food and Wine writer, journalist, editor-in-chief of the magazine Artù and Bartù. Born in Milan in 1955, he has been editor of many magazine and papers about wine and food: Food & Beverage, Fuoricasa, Bargiornale etc. He has been member of Jury in several international meeting and wine competition (Montreal, Toronto, Torgiano etc.).

Alejandro López Facorro Paadin Espagne

Sommelier, trainer and gastronomy and wine journalist with experience as an international taster. Graduated in Industrial Design Engineering and Product Development, he trained in Project Management.

Alessandra Piubello Italie

Journalist, writer and expert wine taster is the editor-in-chief of several magazines (including Queen International and Prince) as well as the author of several books and articles on wine and food tourism both in Italy and abroad. She is the co-editor of the Veronelli Guida Oro I Vini wine guide (the only italian woman with this responsible role – all the other guides have men in the top position – the first to hold this role in the guide’s thirty years of activity, as it was the first wine guide published in Italy) and author for L’Espresso’s Ristoranti d’Italia guide.

Alexandre Truffer Suisse

Chief Editor (french version) of VINUM Chief Editor (blog) Journalist for wine magazines in Switzerland. Autor of various wine books.

Alvaro Cerrada Bueno Espagne

CEO of Yalocatoyo, Online Marketing and wine consultant

Américo Pereira Portugal

Sommelier, Wine-spirits & Cigar Educator, Hotel School and Food pairing Educator. Distributor of wine and Spirits – Funchal – Madeira

Ana Radkova Petkova – Taseva Bulgarie

Wine expert at METRO Cash & Carry

André Magalhães Portugal

Food and Wine Writer, Wine Passion Magazine Chef/Owner @ A Taberna da Rua das Flores, Lisbon, Portugal

Andre Ribeirinho Portugal

Food, Wine & Travel Entrepreneur, Pocket Wine Book Collaborator, Chief Wine Evangelist at Adegga and WineSpots, Based in Lisbon, Portugal, Port Wine Ambassador.

Andrea Alonso Castaño Espagne

Sommelier, Winner of “La Nariz de Oro 2010”,Wine Buyer at Makro Spain and Global Manager of spanish, portuguese and new world wines at METRO Group

Andrea Conconi Suisse

Directeur Ticinowine

Andrea Gabbrielli Italie

Andrea Gabbrielli is a journalist and wine writer based in Rome. Collaborates with the economic weekly Tre Bicchieri and Gambero Rosso group.

Andrei Cibotaru République de Moldavie

Wine Communicator

Andres Amor Marquez Mexique

Sommelier, restaurant consultor and gastronomic journalist. Link with producers
at México Selection by Concours Mondial
de Bruxelles.

Andrew Graham Australie

“Crowned the 2009/10 WCA Wine Journalism ‘Young Gun’, in my spare time I’m a wine judge and recently graduated with a Masters in Wine Technology & Viticulture from Melbourne University.”

Andrian Digolean République de Moldavie

Marketing Expert – National Office for Vine and Wine (Wine of Moldova), Republic of Moldova.

Ania Smolec Pologne

Journalist; Rose dedicated ; wine culture promotor ( wine events for consumers and industry ; enotourism) Own website

Anna Vicens Espagne

Présidente des Sommeliers Catalans

Anne Schoendoerffer France

Freelance journalist ans speaker, specialized in wine.

Anne-Wies Van Oosten Pays-Bas

Wine&Food Journalist and Consultancy, Owner of, Member of FIJEV, International Wine Judge.

Anneke Staals Pays-Bas

Wine category manager/buyer at Mitra Drankenspeciaalzaken

Ans Van Der Weijden RV Pays-Bas

Consultant to Dutch on-trade; consultant to wine producers targetting Dutch market. Co-author of Guide to Dutch Wines.

Antoine Perey Suisse

Inspecteur au Contrôle Suisse du Commerce des Vins

Antonina Maria Fernandes Barbosa Portugal

General Manager and winemaker at Falua, sociedade vinhos SA

António Braga Portugal

Winemaker at Sogrape

Antonio Lopes Portugal

Wine Guru Anantara Vilamoura

António Sousa Portugal

Enologist at Vinho Verde and Douro Region

Antonio Tomás Palacios García Espagne

Enólogo, Laboratorios EXCELL IBÉRICA S.L. Logroño, La Rioja, Dotor en Biologia

Arcadie Fosnea République de Moldavie

Enologist, President of the IGP Codru association, President of the association of small wine producers

Barbara Tamburini Italie

Consultant eonologist

Beata Keszler Allemagne

DipWSET and Wine Marketing Expert

Benigno Garrido Marcos Espagne

Oenologist. Food and Wine – Century Foundation for Tourism and the Arts of
Castilla y León.

Benoît Roumet France

Loire wines specialist. Trade France-Japan wines and saké Former Director of the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins du Centre

Bento Amaral Portugal

Technical and Certification Director at Douro and Port Wine Institue (IVDP). Invited Professor at Catholic University and Portucalense University in the área of wine tasting for post-graduations.

Bernard Crebassa France

Consultant Œnologist

Bernard Sirot Belgique


Birte Jantzen France

Independent wine consultant and educator

Bruno Antunes Portugal

Best Sommelier of Portugal wine man – Wine shop

Bruno Gabersek Slovénie

Bachelor of science in food technology, Graduation in wine technology on University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty. Member of Berliner Wine trophy in last 7 years, Riesling du Mond (Strasbourg) and Vinoforum in Central Europe. Regular contributor in wine & food issues in Slovenian magazines

Carlo Dugo Italie

Carlo Dugo is founder and CEO of Enosis Ltd Co. Representative agency, a company specializing in import and export services of wine, spirits and fortified wines products with high quality standards. Carlo is the Italian ambassador for both Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles.

Carlos Alves Portugal

Winemaker of Sogevinus for Port Wine. Nominated for the Awards “Fortified Winemaker of the Year” by IWC in 2016 and nomeaded “ Fortified Winemaker of the Year 2016” by Revista de vinhos (portuguese wine magazine).

Carlos Armando Borboa Suárez Mexique

Sommelier and specialized wine & spirits journalist. Columnist for El Universal Newspaper Mexico City. Educator in wine at the Mexican Sommelier Association and for the Master of Wine at CESSA Universidad Mexico City. Wine and spirits consultant

Carlos Magalhães Portugal

Oenologist and teacher at the Sommelier School of Porto

Carlos Martín Lozano Pérez Espagne

President of the Association of Enologists of the Canary Islands-AEC. Enologist of Llanovid, S.C.L

Carrie Dykes Etats-Unis

Editor and contributing writer for SevenFifty Daily

Catalin Paduraru Roumanie

Phd Viticulture, Wine Journalist, Producer TV Wine Show, Wine Ambassador ADAR (Romania Authorized Wine Tasters Association), Eques OEVE

Cathy Huyghe Etats-Unis

Co-founder and CEO of Enolytics LLC, Journalist by training and writes for Forbes online Founder of Harvard Alumni in Wine and Food. Author of the books Hungry for Wine: Seeing the World through the Lens of a Wine Glass. Find her online at,, and

Cees Van Casteren MW Pays-Bas

Wine consultant, writer and freelance journalist, twice winner of the Dutch wine tasting championships ‘Prix Pommery’, Ambassadeur du Champagne and Master of Wine. Chairman of Association of Vinologists in The Netherlands. Author of 10 books. Columnist in daily newspaper.

Chantal Aeby Puerro Suisse

Director Swiss Federation of vine growers (Fédération suisse des vignerons) and General Secretary of the Interprofessional Organization of vine and swiss wine (Interprofession de la vigne et des vins suisses)

Chienhao Chen Chine, Taiwan

Technicien en Oenologie, Winemaker, Journalist: Gourmet World, Joker Wine Lover, Decanter (Chinese version/Taiwan) – Wine and Spirits Educator. Professor at National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism. Professor at HK University of Hospitaliy and Tourism.

Chifang Cheng Chine

Technical director at Xinjiang citic guoan wine co. LTD.

Chris Alblas Pays-Bas

Wine education at the Dutch Wineacademy, member of the editorial committee of the Dutch Wineacademy,Owner of the webshop, writing for, international wine- and spirit judge

Christian De Winter Belgique

Director at Marche Italiane

Christoph Merchiers Belgique

Rouseu Wine Importer Belgium

Christophe Andrieu France

Chief Editor of Contact Pro , des cavistes & restaurateurs

Christophe Dubois Suisse

Sommelier teacher at Ecole Hôtelière de Genève

Christophe Romanens Suisse

Négociant, caviste

Christopher Sawyer Etats-Unis

Sommelier & journalist

Claire Sylvain France

Tonnellerie Sylvain

Claude Francois Luxembourg

Directeur délégué de, chroniqueur de vins, reporter-journaliste

Claudia Marinelli Italie

Wine Blogger Journalist for Slow Wine Guide and 50TopPizza Guide – Agency of wine comunication, DarWine&Food Best FISAR Sommelier 1993

Claudio De Giorgi Suisse


Constantin Stergides Grèce

Specialised journalist, Editor of Ampelotopi magazine (Le Terroir) and Oenorama fair organizer. Company: VINETUM

Cosmin Popescu Roumanie

General Director of MURFATLAR ROMANIA

Cristina Alcala Espagne

Communication at Emilio-Rojo Vina Mein.

Damien Lassance Luxembourg

Expert vins Président Club Vin sur Vin Cactus Luxembourg

Daniel Ercsey Hongrie

Editor in Chief at WineSofa, editor at BORIGO Magazine, wine journalist&writer

Daniel Lopez Roca Argentine

Director at ArgentineWines.Com

Daphne Teremetz Royaume-Uni

Wine Buyer, UK

Darja Zemljic Slovénie

Editor at Magazine “Kmeckiglas”

Dave Mavor Australie

Experienced Winemaker and Wine Show Judge. Senior Buyer at Wine Selectors, Australia’s largest independent direct marketer of wine

David Brookes Australie

Freelance wine journalist/presenter contributing to Australian Gourmet Traveller WINE, Wine Companion and various international publications
Wine Marketing Labs

David Cobbold Royaume-Uni

In Vino (SudRadio, France), Regal, Le Bottin Gourmand (magazines, France), (shared blog, French and English), Vins et Vignobles (Canada), Wands (Japan) Sommelier India (Inde), The World of Fine Wine (UK)

David Moginier Suisse

Journalist and columnist for the ’24 heures’

Demei Li Chine

Oenologist, Associate Professor, Beijing University of Agriculture. columnist for

Denis Barse France

Wine seller / buyer for thienot France champain and dourthe wine

Denis Meurant Belgique

Sales Manager of VASCO NV/SA

Derek Shaw Suisse

Consultant en vin.

Diana Laura Pavelescu Roumanie

General Secretary of ADAR

Dirk Rodriguez Belgique

Journalist: Associate Editor of Vino! Magazine, Benelux

Dmitry Fedotov Fédération Russe

Dmitry Fedotov – is a wine expert, wine journalist, promoter, member of Supervisory board of the Winemaker’s and Winegrower’s Union of Russia, brand-ambassador of Gambero Rosso in Russia, teacher at the sommelier school “WinePeople”, chief editor of the “Wine guide of the Russian consumer”, judge of the international tasting competitions, laureate of “Sue Eccelenza Italia 2012” by Gambero Rosso and “Foglio d’Oro 2012”.

Dmitry Merezhko Fédération Russe

Publisher “simple wine news”

Dominique Rizzi Luxembourg

Maître Sommelier en Vins et Spiritueux de France, Sommelier Meilleur du Grand Duché de Luxembourg en 1992, Maître Sommelier et Responsable du restaurant gastronomique De Jangeli. Adjointe key account manager restauration à la cour de justice

Dong Ping Qian Chine

WIne Category manager at Auchan China

Dusan Brejc Slovénie

Director of Vinska druzba Slovenije d.o.o. (Wine Association of Slovenia)

Eduardo Brethauer Chili

Journalist: Editor at Vitis Magazine

Elena Miloshevska Jovanovska Macédoine du Nord

Manager at “Wines of Macedonia”

Ellen Wallace Suisse

Wine journalist: author of Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous World of Wine (pub. date 9/2014), Sublime! Swiss Wines, the ultimate guide (pub. date 3/2019.

Elsa Fuger Suisse


Emanuele Pellucci Italie

Wine journalist, contributor for the magazines Civiltà del bere – Vins & Vignobles (Canada) – Wine Review (South Korea). Taster in the main international wine competitions. Fijev membre and Well-deserving of Tuscan viticulture.

Emilia Craveiro Portugal

Sommelier at the restaurant Casa Arménio – Tentúgal

Emma Jenkins MW Nouvelle-Zélande

Master of Wine

Eric Champagne France

Buyer at Carrefour France

Erik Klein Slovaquie

Wine export consultant, Italian wine ambassador certified by Vinitaly International, Sommelier AIS

Erin Kirschenmann Etats-Unis

Erin Kirschenmann is the managing editor for Wine Business Monthly and has been with the company since 2012. In addition to production responsibilities for the monthly trade magazine, she writes about business, technology, sales and marketing, and also oversees content for WBM’s eight conferences. She speaks on industry trends at numerous conferences, including the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium and the World Bulk Wine Exhibition, and guest lectures on wine, media and public relations. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Sonoma State University in communications with a journalism emphasis. Reach her at or @erinakirsch.

Erwan Guevel France

Oenologist at Natoli

Etienne Dawid-Olivier Heyns Afrique du sud

Strategic Development Manager, Advini South Africa. Lecturer and researcher in wine marketing at Stellenbosch University Business School. Columnist WineLand Magazine.

Evangelos Psofidis Grèce

Wine Manager at Hotels Grande Bretagne and King George, Luxury Collection by Marriott

Fabio Pracchia Italie

Journalist at

Francis Lerminiaux Belgique

Director of TipWine SARL

Franco Ignesti Italie

He Worked for 25 years for the Tuscany Region Promotion of the Wine and Agri-Food sector. Sommelier since 1999 official taster since 2011. He got the “Taster Trophy” award at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012. In 2018 he starded to collaborate with www.ilsalotto del

François Schenk Suisse

Producer in Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain and Argentina

Franjo Francem Croatie

President of the Croatian Oenologist Association and Vice president Croatian somelier Club.Wein educator,international Wine judge

Frederic Fleuri France

Agence Fleurie

Frédéric Pernet Suisse

Chef production

Gennaro Convertini Italie

President of Enoteca Regionale Calabrese

Georgios Floudas Zygouras Grèce

Best Sommelier Greece, Imports & Product Support Manager,Trinity Wines Ltd owner & 2 Food & Leisure (fnl) guide wine editor ( -Enologist, AIWS, Candidate Master Sommelier

Gerasimos Georgopoulos Grèce

Wine critic and Consultant Wine educator in “Genius in Gastronomy” school of Sommellier Lecturer in the post graduate degree of oenological departments in various universities Wine Writter at

Germán Alguacil Espagne

Manager Gourmet Experience El Corte Inglés.

Gianfranco Maltese Italie

Member European Young Farmer (EU – CINA), Expert Environmental Sustainability and Organic Agriculture, President AGIA of Western Sicily Italian Confederation Agriculture, Collaborator with Cantina Castrocielo – CMB ambassador in Italy, Wine-Bloggeur VITE NEL VINO, ONAV wine taster

Giorgi Samanishvili Géorgie

Oenologist – Wine and Spirits Consultant. Expert on PDIs and PGOs of Wines and Spirits

Giovanni Paternò Italie

Journalist for, Italia a Tavola monthly magazine,

Giuliana Camus France


Giuseppe Carrus Italie


Gonçalo Mendes Portugal

Sommelier au Land’ Vineyard

Gonçalo Patraquim Portugal

Sommelier and Wine Educator; Professor at Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo de Setúbal and Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Estoril. Wine consultant for restaurants and producers.

Guenhael Kessler France

Consultant Œnologist in Rhone Valley for Institut Oenologique de Champagne (IOC)

Gurvinder Bhatia Canada

Quench Magazine wine editor; Global TV wine columnist; Vinitaly International Academy Certified Italian Wine Expert; Wine & food consultant; Vinomania Consulting president

Gvozden Radenkovic Serbie

President of Wine Producers Union of Serbia

Harald Beck Autriche

Buyer REWE International AG

Hector Paul Van Boxstael Belgique

Wine Trader: De Wijnbeurs

Henry Boyer France

Enologist: Manager at Laboratoire Oenoconseil

Herbert Stiglmaier Allemagne

Journalist at Bayerischer Rundfunk TV, newspaper: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Augsburger Allgemeine, Judge: Gault &Millau Germany

Hervé Badan Suisse

Société commerce de vins, Sommelier

Hervé Grandeau France

Former president of Fédération des grands vins de Bordeaux

Horia Hasnas Roumanie

wine writer, owner of, wine educator, wine consultant

Huazhong Wang Chine

Director of Special Reports Department of China Daily

Hyeon Tae Choi Corée du Sud

Journalist at ‘The Segye Times’

Ico Salvatore Turra Italie

Commissioner for various Wine competion. Consultant Œnologie and International Accademy of Sensory Analysis

Ingeborg Straetmans Belgique

Owner at Wines & Stories -Taking Pride in Taste -Bulkwines

Ingrid Larmoyeur Pays-Bas

Wine & spirits educator | wine & food writer @vinissima

Ion Luca République de Moldavie

President of the “National Association of Wine Retailers”

Ivana Kovarikova République Tchèque

Publisher of the Revue for Hotel and Restaurant since 1990. International wine judge.

Ivana Simjanovska Macédoine du Nord

Co-author and publisher of two Macedonian Wine Guides 2011&2015,Consultant at, Editor-in-chief of

Ivo Dvořák République Tchèque

Vice-president of Czech Sommelier Association, contributor to wine magasines

Jacopo Cossater Italie

Journalist, senior editor at Intravino

Jacopo Mazzeo Royaume-Uni

News Editor at Imbibe Magazine

Jacques Orhon Canada

Journalist and Sommelier, Author of several books by Editions de l’Homme, Columnist at Exquis, Traces Magazine and Blogue, Terre de Vins (France)

Jaime Quendera Portugal

Winemaker Coop Pegoes , casa Ermelinda Freitas , Adega das Mouras de Arraiolos , Fundação Stanley Ho, Quinta da LAPA and several others

Jan Dufféal Suisse

Foire aux Vins Manager at Coop

Jaroslav Macik Slovaquie

Master Oenologist & Viticulture Supervisor. Professional Sommelier. Wine academicer. Marketing & PR in wine business.

Jaroslava Kanuchová Pátková Slovaquie

Grape and Wine Producers Union of Slovakia

Javier Nolla Espagne


Javier Pascual Espagne

Owner and Director of: – Editions La Prensa del Rioja (magazine and books specialized in Rioja wine), – Press Office J. Pascual Comunicación – Author of several books on wine – Member of the International Federation of Wine and Spirits Journalists and Writers – More info:

Javier Rueda Mallén Espagne

Anuario de Vinos El País.

Jean François Rovire France

Chef de groupe vins chez System U

Jean Pierre Gouvazé France

Delegate to the Loire Valley council “Interprofession des Vins du Val de Loire”.

Jean-Christophe Verschelde Belgique

Wine Consultant: Colruyt

Jean-Vincent Ridon Afrique du sud

ASI Sommelier Diploma SASA Board Member Sommeliers Academy Manager Team South Africa manager

Jeffrey Jenssen Etats-Unis

Entertaining and Lifestyle Editor at Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Co-author of RED WINE, winner of Gourmand International Best Wine Book in the World, Wines Of California and Wines of the Southern Hemisphere. Wine Journalist at The World Wine Guys.

Jeni Port Australie

Journalist at Winestate magazine, Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine, Halliday magazine, Wine Selector, Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine

Jesús Bernad Espagne

Journalist, Oenologist, he works with many publications, writing articles about Wine, Spirits and Cigars. Online magazine: Planeta Hedonista. Member of the tasting panel of Sobemesa magazine. Wrote 3 guides of Spirits : Wisky, Vodka and Gin guide in spanish: « Spirits, los 150 mejores destilados » (Geoplaneta). Website

Jie Pan Chine

Client Relationship Manager
-Sarment Ltd.
Unpredictable black stallion as he never failed to delivery any wine to anyone, for years he has reputed for sale champion in Northern China in wine business, began with classic French traditional cultivation from Duclot Group, and implied deep research in Burgundy in Imperatrice Co. and Sarment Group. A series of academic diploma achievers in WSET, Bordaux, Barossa, ISG etc.

Jing Zhang Chine

Winemaker à Ningxia Helan Qingxue Vineyard
First-State-level Wine Taster,state-level Appraisal Judge of Wine.

João Paulo Martins Portugal

Journalist – Revista Vinho – Grandes Escolhas

John Isacs Etats-Unis

Wine and spirits columnist for Shanghai Daily Newspaper, China People’s Publications Z Mag, Money Journal China and others; also China wine and spirits communications and business development consultant for Chinese airlines, corporations, wine regional authorities, etc.

Jolette Steyn Afrique du sud

Winemaker & Wine Merchant

Jonas De Maere Belgique

Wine Program Manager at Ahold Delhaize USA. Further active in wine trade, wine education, and public affairs. WSET Diploma holder and Weinakademiker.

José Augusto Moreira Portugal

Journalist in dayly newpaper Público, since 27 years.
Writes about wine and gastronomy in the weekly suplment Fugas.

Jose Hidalgo Espagne

Doctor Ingeniero Agrónomo y Enólogo Asesor técnico vitivinícola, Autor de libros técnicos de Viticultura y Enología, Colaborador en revistas des sector vitivinícola, Medalla de oro al Mérito Enológico.

Jose Luis Contreras Navarro Espagne

Founder of, Spanish winelover platform

José Luis Murcia Espagne

Freelance,contributor to El Mundo, La Semana Vitivinicola, El Correo del Vino, Gourmets, Distribución y Consumo, President of AEPEV

Jose Luis Solanilla Espagne

Journalist at El Heraldo de Aragon

José Miguel Dentinho Portugal

Journalist at Expresso Vinhos

Josef Balik République Tchèque

Leader of courses for the National oenology centre and the Wine academy in Czech Republic

Josep Pelegrin Espagne

2016’s Spain Best Sommelier

Juan Manuel Terceno Espagne

Gonzalez Byass Sommelier, Sommeliers teacher in several courses in Spain

Judith Smals Pays-Bas

Independent wine writer and cellar master Sylvie’s

Juli Nakata Japon

Sommelier (JSA) Based in Centre Loire France, consultant wine export for Japanese market work with winegrowers and wine organisations

Julia Kostadinova Bulgarie

Editor-in-chief of the leading wine media in Bulgaria – DiVino. Founder of the competition « The Best Bulgarian Wine of the Year », Involved with the organisation of the forum of the Bulgarian wines – DiVino.Member of the Circle of Wine Writers with hundreds of publications in the Bulgarian and international wine & spirits press, TV shows

Juliano Daniel Perin Brésil

President of the Brazilian Association of Enology

Julien Dutruy Suisse


Kalliopi Wallick Grèce

CEO at “Wine Lovers”

Karina Aggarwal Inde

Gigglewater Beverage Concepts. Writer | Educator | Consultant

Katia Iontcheva Bulgarie

DipWSET.Co-author and co-editor of an annual, bilingual wine guide on all Bulgarian wines since 2012.

Kirk Bauer Allemagne

IHK officially appointed and sworn expert

Klaus Herres Allemagne

Winemaker & oenologist, worked in the champagne
Owner St. Laurentius Sekt, Leiwen
Since 33 years Wine Expert DLG & 14 years Stiftung Warentest – Examiner of international wine competition

Knut Schwander Suisse

Journaliste L’Illustré, Gault&Millau

Laura Santander Mexique

Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Tequila Master by the Mexican Tequila Academy. Certified Sommelier by the Mexican Sommelier Association.

Laurent Julian France

Wine buyer Carrefour France

Laurent Probst Suisse

Blogger et freelance

Li Zhu Chine

The president of Beijing International Wine & Spirit Exchange co. LTD

Liam Campbell Irlande

Wine Editor, online magazine Gourmand Award for “Best Digital Food magazine in the World” with over 15 million worldwide readers; 1.7 million Irish readers, 726,000 registered members; 107,300 Twitter followers, 90,200 Facebook fans, 86,600 Instagram followers); Diploma WSET, WSET approved Educator & Invigilator; Member, Irish Guild of Sommeliers

Liliane Turmes Luxembourg

Journalist: Tageblatt,Business Review. Directrice du web magazine VINALU

Lioyd William Ivarsson Etats-Unis

Wine lover

Lorenzo Righi Italie

Director at Club Excellence

Louise Hurren Royaume-Uni

A marketing communications and media relations (PR) consultant whose specialist area is wine. Based in Languedoc (France), I work with winegrowers and wine organisations, helping them promote themselves to English-speaking markets.

Lubos Barta République Tchèque

Editor in Chief GastroPress Publishing Ltd, SOMMELIER magazine

Luc Sermier Suisse

Wine Retailer – Maître Caviste – Chef OEnologue & Controlling Vins

Ludovic Zimmermann Suisse

Wine buyer at Coop CH

Luigi Salvo Italie

Wine journalist, official taster of Associazione Italiana Sommelier, director of “”, contributor for the magazines “wine reality”, “tigulliovino”, “wine & spirits”, presents TV programs on wine.

Luis José López Paadín Espagne

Author of the Guide of Wines, Spirits and Wineries of Galicia. Co-author of “Lagares Rupestres”, Contributions for his research. Co-author of “Las Piedras que Vinos”, “Viaje por los Lagares Rupestres de Galicia”. Columnist in several sectorial magazines

Manuel Vieira Portugal

Winemaker consultant for Caminhos Cruzados, Barao de Vilar, Quintas de Cottas Wine consultant for

Marc Barros Portugal

Journalist Revista de Vinhos

Marc Vanel Belgique

Free-lance journalist

Marco Grognuz Suisse


Marco Moreira Da Silva Portugal

Journalist at “Jornal de Vinhos”

Marco Rossi Italie

-Brand Manager at TV Wine Sky 815 -Host at Wine Tv Sky 815 -Certified Sommelier -#Untrending comm CoFounder – Podere di Pomaio & Enoteca Pomaio co-founder -Member of the board Strada del Vino ArStrada del Vino Arezzo -Lecturer

Marek Babisz République Tchèque

Head Sommelier of the National Wine Centre, jury member of AWC Vienna, Vinoforum Czech republic and Muvina Prešov Slovakia

Marek Bienczyk Pologne

Journalist: Magazyn Wino, Revsita Przekr´j, Gazeta Wyborcza, Polish Wine Guide, Forbes

Marek Stastny République Tchèque

Mendel University, degree „Agricultural Engineer“; Masaryk university, degree „Magister – law“. General Director Chateau Valtice – Vinné sklepy Valtice

Margarita Levieva Bulgarie

Chief editor of “Loza & Vino” and “BG Land of Wine” Vine & Wine Association

Maria João De Almeida Portugal

Degree in Communication, Editor of ‘Escanção’ (the Sommelier Magazine in Portugal) and Director of own projects, and writer for national and international magazines. Most seen wine site and wine channel in Portugal

Marie Linder Suisse

Wine specialist viticulture and oenology professionnal training wine journalist

Marina Karakonova Bulgarie

Regular author for,

Mariusz Kapczyński Pologne

Editor in Chief of

Marjorie Bonvin Suisse

Manager at Swiss Skills – Wine Sector

Martin Pucek République Tchèque

Executive director; Czech Grape and Wine Producers Association

Mary Carlos J. “Charlie” Arturaola Etats-Unis

Communicator about wine in all ways imaginable, from sommelier, corporate wine director to teacher, mentor, contestant judge, blogger, actor, and president of his own wine consulting and appraising firm, based in Miami Beach, Florida.

Maryna Calow Afrique du sud

Communication manager at Wines of South Africa

Mathieu Blanc Suisse

Président des Epicurvins

Mathilde Hulot France

Journalist and writer, Meininger’s Wine Business International,La Vigne, Stratégies,Bettane+Desseauve

Maurizio Valeriani Italie

Journalist and author, as a food and wine expert, on magazines like: (director),, • Teacher

Maxime Lebrun Belgique

Wine buyer for Carrefour

Megumi Nishida Japon

Freelance wine journalist for Wineart, Vinoteque, Cuisine Kingdom.

Meritxell Falgueras Febrer Espagne

free lance journalist fo the Radio, television, and specialized press

Mi Yeun Hong Corée du Sud

Wine columnist – South Korea, Sommelier AIS, ONAV

Michael Balmer Suisse

Engineer Oenology, production Manager and member of the management board of Rutishauser Weinkellerei AG since 10 years

Michael De Simone Etats-Unis

Entertaining and Lifestyle Editor, Wine Enthusiast Magazine; Co-author of RED WINE, winner of Gourmand Int’l Award for Best Wine Book in the World. Wine Journalist at World Wine Guys

Michael Vaughan Canada

Journalist – Editor, Vintage Assessments Member, UK Circle of Wine Writers

Michal Setka République Tchèque

Chief Editor of ‘Wine & Degustation’

Michel Blanc France

Projects and development director at Châteauneuf-du-Pape Winemakers Association, Grapes producer in Luberon and Ventoux. Manager of sarl VINADEA. President of Châteauneuf du Pape oenology (laboratory). Vice-president of the national association of Sites remarquables du goût

Miguel Lassegue France

Wine buyer Bordeaux CDiscount

Mihail Druta République de Moldavie

President of Sommelier Association of Republic of Moldova Member of European Sommelier Association.

Mikel Garaizabal Pildain Espagne


Miranda Beems Pays-Bas

Senior Buyer at Delta Wines

Morten Bundgaard Danemark

Business Editor and restaurant and wine critic at at the leading Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Nathalie Favre Suisse

Key Account Manager at la cave de Genève

Nicolas Bourassin Suisse

SHMS wine Lecturer,
ASMH Romandie committee member
Slow Food Vaud member

Nicolas Mahé De Berdouaré Norvège


Nicole Vaculik Allemagne


Nikolaos Giannopoulos Grèce

Best Sommelier of Greece

Nkululeko Mkhwanazi Afrique du sud

Wine Sommelier

Nuno Filipe Graça Jorge Portugal

Sommelier Wine Advisor Wine export manager

Olaf Leenders Belgique

Sommelier, WSET educator, editor

Olivier Mariage Belgique

Category Manager at Delfood – Louis Delhaize

Olivier Pecheux Belgique

Sommelier Wine buyer Auchan Luxembourg

Otilia Chirita Roumanie

Enologist & Journalist

Paolo Basso Suisse

BestSommelier 2013

Pascal Henot France

Managing director of Centre Oenologique de Coutras/UCVA and a wine blog

Pascal Jassogne Belgique

Journalist for Avenir

Pascale Guillier Belgique

Wine Trader: Les Vins Brunin Guillier -La cave Saint jacques Tournai, La cave Touquettoise le Touquet Paris Plage ,La cave de Wimereux

Paul White Nouvelle-Zélande

Writes wine features for World of Fine Wine (UK), SlowFood/SlowWine (It), and Member of CWW and FIJEV.

Paulo Russell-Pinto Portugal

WSET diploma student, wine Communicator, Taster at IVDP-Port wine

Pavel Krska République Tchèque

Managing director of the National Wine Centre, jury member of AWC Vienna, Vinoforum Czech republic and Slovakia

Pawel Gasiorek Pologne

Publisher of Czas Wina magazine

Per Karlsson Suède

Co-owner BKWine AB, journalist/photographer, editor

Peter De Leeuw Belgique

Wine Trader: Kaapwijn De Leeuw

Peter Vercauteren Belgique

Freelance sommelier, maître d’hôtel and event coordinator at Wine and More.

Philippe Cros France

Responsible for Promotion and Quality Control – Interprofessional Council of AOC wines from the Languedoc South of France

Pierre Thomas Suisse

Pierre Thomas is a Swiss journalist, specialized in wine, for 25 years. Website:

Pierre-Emmanuel Buss Suisse

Freelance journalist at “Le temps”, columnist Wine & Gastronomy

Pierre-Yves Bournerias France

Enologist: Institut Oenologique de Champagne – Journalist: Radio France Bleu Champagne, Groupe Radio France

Pingfan Geng Chine

7 fresh – Jing Dong Group

Radana Vítková République Tchèque

Víno & Styl, editor-in-chief, publisher

Ralf Anselmann Allemagne

Œnologist Weingut Werner Anselmann, General Manager Gebrüder Anselmann Gmbh

Ralf Kaiser Allemagne

Blogger, Wine Writer, Photographer

Raphael Gross Suisse

Directeur Ass. VINEA

Rebecca Leung Chine, Hong-Kong

Ms Rebecca Leung is an independent wine educator, wine journalist & consultant based in Hong Kong, a certified Educator & Internal Assessor accredited by WSET (UK), a holder of the WSET Diploma

René Jeannerat France

Wine shop owner

Richard Pfister Suisse


Rob Geddes Australie

Master of Wine

Robert Zurbriggen Suisse

Entrepreneur & Coach
Vintner & Wine Creator
Expert in indigene Vines from the Alps
Member of the European Knighthood of the Wine

Roberto Zironi Italie

Oenology Professor, Università di Udine

Rocco Lettieri Italie

Italy / Switzerland cross-border freelance journalist.
Author of books on Italian regional bread and cheese from Canton Ticino / Switzerland.

Rojita Tiwari Inde

Award winning Beverage Industry Professional, Writer, Educator & Consultant. Founder of Drinks & Destinations, a platform specialising in wine & spirts, travel and hospitality themed content, curated consumer and trade events. Host of India’s first podcast on drinks and travel- The Drinks & Destinations Podcast.

Romain Batya Luxembourg

Journalist: Web-Magazine VINALU on website TAGEBLATT, Editpress, Business Review, journal mensuel DeLux

Rosanna Ferraro Italie wine journalist

Ruma Singh Inde

Wine journalist, I write for my website as well as several other publications

Sabino Colucci Italie


SaideTugba Isik Turquie

Wine consultant

Salvador Manjon Estela Espagne

Director – La Semana Vitivinicola

Samuel Panchard Suisse

Oenologue Canton de Vaud

Sant Margos Turquie

Sommelier AIS (Associazione Italiana Sommelier), Wine Consultant, Wine Educator

Sari Siren Finlande

Wine writer

Sarka Nadvorníkova République Tchèque

Mendel University, degree „Agricultural Engineer“. Project Manager Narodní vinařské centrum / National wine Centre Valtice

Sasa Spiranec Croatie

Wine writer, wine judge and wine consultant. Published several books and guides on wines and contribute regular to the leading Croatian magazines and journals as Jutarnji list and Dobra Hrana. Head of Vinolab d.o.o., wine laboratory in Zagreb, Croatia.

Sérgio Antunes Portugal

Sommelier: LOCO Restaurante – “1er Sommelier Best wines”

Sergiu Nedelea Roumanie

Sommelier, Wine Journalist, Wine Trainer, Eques de Vino O.E.V.E.

Serhat Narsap Turquie

Wine importer and distributor at Sonvino ltd

Sharon Nagel Royaume-Uni

Freelance journalist and translator

Shenghan Wang Chine

Founder at Lady Pinguin

Silven Wong Chine, Macao

Silven Wong is currently working for casino-hotel MGM Macau in care of all beverage alcohol purchases including wines and spirits. He also works as a wine educator for Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies offering wine courses to hospitality students, as well as WSET courses.

Simon Vogel Suisse

Wine retailer and oenologist

Stasa Bizjak Slovénie

Editor in chief at The Third Wine

Stavros Moustakas-Oktapodas Grèce

WSET student

Stefaan Van Den Abeele Belgique

Sommelier Conseil de l’Université of Suze-la-Rousse, Wine and Dine Consultant, Educator of Bordeaux Wine School and Patended Supplier of the Court of Belgium

Stephane Liégeois Belgique

Agence de courtage en vins, S.P.R.L. International Wines Brokers

Stephane Meier Suisse

Founder at

Stéphane Perrin Portugal

Managing Partner at IVIN Lda Wine Distribution
Diploma of Oenology (University of Bourgogne)

Stéphane Toutoundji France

Consultant Œnologist

Steven Fang Chine, Taiwan

Vice President of Chateau Wine & Spirits Taiwan Wine and Spirits Journalist
Educator and Consultant Judge of the international Wine competition

Subhash Arora Inde

Wine Educator and promoter: President,Indian Wine Academy,Delhi Wine Club – Journalist: Editor-delWine. Meininger’s Wine Business International Author: “Italian Wine Guide. Co-founder: Indian Wine Day and delWine Excellence Awards

Sylvie Reboul France

Agronomist and Oenologist. Communication manager at Syndicat des vignerons des Côtes du Rhône. Journalist and author.

Thomas Brandl Allemagne

Wine journalist, Communication Manager,owner of xenos-comm PR Agency and Ambassador CMB for Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe

Thomas Ling Malaisie

Wine & sprits education, professional writing and trade consultancy development

Thomas Vaterlaus Suisse

Chief Editor of VINUM Switzerland – Co-owner of mettler vaterlaus communication

Tiago Alves De Sousa Portugal

Winemaker of Alves de Sousa Douro & Port wines. PhD in Viticulture & Oenology. Speaker in wine exhibitions, conferences and tastings around the world. Nominated for the Awards “Winemaker Gen.XXI” (Paixão pelo Vinho) and “Winemaker of the Year” (Wine – A Essência do Vinho).

Tibor Nyitray République Tchèque

President of Czech Grapes and Wine Producers Association Director of Sonberk Winery

Tibor Vittek Slovaquie

Editor of

Tito Cieri Italie

Executive at Regione Abruzzo

Tomas Duzsi Hongrie


Tomasz Prange-Barczynski Pologne

Editor-at-Large in Polish printed wine publication “Ferment” and web page

Tomislav Ivanovic Serbie

Editor-in-chief of webportal , wine-writer,lecturer, member of sommmelier association of Vojvodina VOSOM (Serbia), co-organizer of Wine Identity conference (Belgrade), local partner of Wine Mosaic organization in Serbia

Tony Decarpentrie Suisse

Chef Sommelier Sandoz-Hôtels

Toshio Matsuura Japon

WINE KINGDOM: The Wine Magazine in Japan

Valentin Ceafalau Roumanie

Wine journalist, Member of ADAR (Romanian Authorized Wine Tasters Association, Member of FIJEV, Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3

Valeria Zeferino Portugal

Journalist at VINHO – Grandes Escolhas

Valeriu Cotea Roumanie

IASI Romania President National Vineyard Growers and Wine Producers

Vaniitha Jaiin Inde

Founder at The Perfect Pour: Wine, Spirits & Lifestyle Consultant. Specialist Wine Buyer, Trainer & Curator for restaurants & importers. Wine, Spirits & Lifestyle writer. Featured on CNBC news channel as a wine expert for a food & wine pairing show. YouTube content creator – a dedicated wine tv channel.

Veli-Antti Koivuranta Finlande

Wine educator and consultant.

Velichka Galabova Bulgarie

CEO Bulgarian Wine Academy Ltd., CEO Aurika Ltd., Wine consultant, Divino wine magazine taster and wine writer

Vihren Angelov Velkov Bulgarie

Expert sommelier and General Manager of the Four Seasons Restaurant in Plovdiv, he is a member of the jury board of a number of sommelier competitions and contests between professional high schools of tourism. He is also a sommelier educator. Best Bulgaria Sommelier in 2012.

Vincenzo Scivetti Italie

ONAV Puglia Ambassador, PR & Marketing consultant, teacher. He organizes regular tastings around spirits and cigars.

Vladimir Mrva Slovaquie


W. Blake Gray Etats-Unis

Freelance Wine Writer, SF Chronicle and Wine Spectator

Walter Richard Eberenz Allemagne

Editor: Badische Bauern Zeitung, Der Badische Winzer; Author: Rebe & Wein, La Vigne

Walter Stassi Italie

Director at Beverage Department – Pam

Weidong Yang Chine

Director of Wine Circulation Association, Secretary General of Committee of International Leader Region Wine Competition, Secretary general of China Baijiu Cave Hiding Research Association, Editor-in-chief of Wine World Magazine, Producer of Wine World Media, Founder of Wine World Experience Museum.

Winifred Bowman Afrique du sud

Cape Wine Master
Wine, Food and Lifestyle Writer
Occupational Health Consultant

Wojciech Gogolinski Pologne

Senior Editor at Czas Wina. Author of the Encyclopedia Alkoholi.

Xavier Leclerc France

Wine buyer at Auchan France

Xoan Elorduy Espagne

INCAVI Cap de Servei de Viticultura, Enologia i Ampelografia

Yayoi Hayashi Japon

Sales Department at Broad Edge Liquor

Yulan Cai Chine

Food and Wine Journalist Wine book author Owner and Winemaker Lantschbauer-Cai Winery in Rust Austria

Yury Yudich Fédération Russe

Founder and chief editor of magazine “Napitki”, portal wines and other alcoholic beverages. Director of the Union of Wine Writers of Russia, permanent member of the jury of Russian and International tasting competitions

Yves Paquier Suisse

Journalist – Wine Educator – Former FIJEV member- Chevalier du Mérite Agricole Français – Co-founder of the AEFO

Yves Zier France

Technical director at Grenaches du Monde. Freelance journalist

Zefu Li Chine

COFCO Great Wall Winery(Yantai) Co., LTD Current Chief Winemaker

Zsofia Bozzai Hongrie

Chief Editor of Wine and Market Magazine (Bor és Piac, Grabowski Digital Kft.)