Aimée Suzanne Lasseigne New Etats-Unis

Assistant Manager / Senior Sales Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit

Alain Desprats France

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

Alain Gaillard Suisse

Commerçant, acheteur GD

Alain Kunz Suisse

Journaliste

Alain Le May France

Cavavin

Alain Pardoms Belgique

Wine buyer; Delhaize

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 RomanDuVin.ch (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 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”,Responsible of the Wine Concept and Wine Buyer of Makro Spain and Portugal.

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

Chef and Sommelier. Restaurant consultor, columnist and gastronomic journalist. Project manager 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; publishing in Polish wine and lifestyle reviews: Czas Win, Gentleman, Polska Gotuje , and Chilean Vitis Magazine; wine blogger: www.flirtzwinem.blogspot.com

Anibal Jose – Coutinho Portugal

Wine Writer: www.w-anibal.com, Guia Popular de Vinhos. Wine Buyer: Continente Hipermercados, Blue&Green Hotels

Anna Vicens Espagne

Présidente des Sommeliers Catalans

Anne-Wies Van Oosten Pays-Bas

Wine & Food Journalist & Writer and Consultancy www.Anne-Wies.NL

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

Winemaker, Production, Quality and Food Safety Manager at João Portugal Ramos Group (Falua and JPortugal Ramos vinhos verdes)

António Braga Portugal

Winemaker at Sogrape

Antonio Lopes Portugal

Wine Guru Anantara Vilamoura

António Sousa Portugal

Enologist at Vinho Verde

Antonio Tomás Palacios García Espagne

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

Arcadie Fosnea République de Moldavie

Enologist

Barbara Tamburini Italie

Consultant eonologist

Beata Keszler Allemagne

DipWSET and Wine Marketing Expert

Benigno Garrido Marcos Espagne

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

Benoît Roumet France

Director of the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins du Centre – BIVC

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

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

Director at ENOSIS srl Food and Beverage company ROMA; Director at Enoteca Cantina Castrocielo;

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

Carrie Dykes Etats-Unis

Tasting coordinator at WineEnthusiast

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 CathyHuyghe.com, Enolytics.com, and WritingForSeva.com

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)

Cheng Chifang 成池芳 Chine

Technical director at Xinjiang citic guoan wine co. LTD.

Chienhao Chen 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.

Chris Alblas Pays-Bas

Wine education at the Dutch Wineacademy, member of the editorial committee of the Dutch Wineacademy,Owner of the webshop www.biowijn.info, writing for www.wijnjournaal.nl, 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

Claude Francois Luxembourg

Directeur délégué de prima.lu, chroniqueur de vins, reporter-journaliste

Claudia Marinelli Italie

Wine Blogger Journalist for Slow Wine Guide and Ristoranti d’Italia Guide Espresso – Agency of wine comunication, DarWine&Food www.claudiamarinelli.it Best FISAR Sommelier 1993

Claudio De Giorgi Suisse

Sommelier

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

Easy to Drink

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 Acha Club

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 Moginier Suisse

Journalist and columnist for the ’24 heures’

Demei Li Chine

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

Denis Barse France

Bordeaux wine /foreign wine buyer à latitude20 wine cellar of la Cité du Vin at Bordeaux

Denis Meurant Belgique

Sales Director 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

Dusan Brejc Slovénie

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

Edo Heyns Afrique du sud

Wineland Magazine columnist Die Burger Newspaper columnist Strategic Development Manager – Advini South Africa

Eduardo Brethauer Chili

Journalist: Editor at Vitis Magazine

Eelco Van Wieringen Pays-Bas

Wine educator, wine writer, photographer and research journalist

Elena Miloshevska Jovanovska Macédoine

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

Sommelier

Emanuele Pellucci Italie

Wine journalist, contributor for the magazines Civiltà del bere – Largo Consumo – 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 “Loco” – Lisbon

Eric Champagne France

Buyer at Carrefour France

Eric Lanin Belgique

Managing Director Schenk nv

Erik Klein Slovaquie

Wine export consultant Italian wine ambassador Sommelier AIS

Evangelos Psofidis Grèce

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

Fabio Pracchia Italie

Journalist at Slowfood.it

France Massy Suisse

Journalist at “Nouvelliste”

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 vino.it

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

Gabriel Tinguely Suisse

Journalist for the Hotellerie & Gatsronomie magazine Owner and Editor for the database weinlandschweiz.ch and Gastronomie Business (Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern)

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 (www.fnl-guide.com) -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 Oinohoos,Gefsignostis and Olive magazines as well as www.fnl-guide.com Author of Only the Best and A Wine Glass full of Greece guides. Blogger (simosgeorgopoulosblog.wordpress.com) Consultant in numerous restaurants and wineries. Organizer of the winetasting events “Krasarismata”

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

Giovanni Paternò Italie

Journalist for www.italiaatavola.net

Giuliana Camus France

Journalist: Chief Redactor at Union Girondine des Vins de Bordeaux

Giuseppe Carrus Italie

Journalist

Gonçalo Mendes Portugal

Sommelier au Land’ Vineyard

Gonçalo Patraquim Portugal

Sommelier at Alma restaurant; Professor of “Wine Management and Service” and “Enogastronomy” at Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo de Setúbal. 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

Helmut Knall Autriche

Editor at Wine-Times and Wine-Guide-Austria, www.wine-times.com Journalist, Winewriter and Consultant.

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

Hermann Mayer Autriche

Head of GOMARIN Gourmet Marketing International. Publisher of weinmarketing.co.at Publisher of weinkauf.co.at. Jury Member of the Chinese National Western Cookingg Competition.

Hervé Badan Suisse

Société commerce de vins, Sommelier

Horia Hasnas Roumanie

wine writer, owner of winepeople.ro organizer of Central Park Wine Festival / Cluj-Napoca

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

Inga Vaisla Lettonie

Magazine writer “VIP Lounge”, “Noble Wine”, “Status”

Ingeborg Straetmans Belgique

Owner at Wines & Stories
Regional Manager Europe at Vinex Wine Exchange

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

Co-author and publisher of the first Macedonian Wine Guide 2011&2015,Divinalux Winery Brand Manager, Consultant at www.macedoniaexperience.com, Editor-in-chief of www.vino.mk

Ivo Dvořák République Tchèque

Vice-president of Czech sommelier association, contributor to wine magasines

http://www.winemanshow.cz/

http://sommeliers.cz/content/p%C5%99edstaventvo-%C4%8Dr

Jacopo Cossater Italie

Journalist, editor at Intravino, author of Vino Sommelier

Jacopo Mazzeo Royaume-Uni

News Editor at Imbibe Magazine

Jacques Orhon Canada

Journalist, Author of several books by Editions de l’Homme, Columnist at Vins & Vignobles, Exquis, Traces, 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 Duffléal 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

Sommelier

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: www.laprensadelrioja.com

Javier Rueda Mallén Espagne

Anuario de Vinos El País.

Jean François Rovire France

Chef de groupe vins chez System U

Jean-Vincent Ridon Afrique du sud

Sommeliers Academy manager ASI Sommelier Diploma

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, work with many publications, writing articles about Wine, Spirits and Cigars. Online magazine: Planeta Hedonista. Member of the tasting panel of Sobremesa magazine. Wrote 3 guides of Spirits : Whisky, Vodka and Gin.

Jie Pan 杰 潘 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 静 张 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 columnist for Shanghai Daily Newspaper, China People’s Publications Z Mag, Money Journal China and other publications; also China wine communications and business development consultant for Chinese airlines, corporations, regional authorities as well as international wine regions

Jolette Steyn Afrique du sud

Winemaker & Wine Merchant

Jonas De Maere Belgique

Wine buyer at Ahold-Delhaize. 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 Verema.com, 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

Wine writer

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 DiVino.bg, wine taster with many years of experience, member of a number of international tasting commissions

Juliano Daniel Perin Brésil

President of the Brazilian Association of Enology

Julien Depaepe Belgique

Directeur de ROB sa

Kalliopi Wallick Grèce

CEO at “Wine Lovers”

Karin Farnberger Autriche

Freelance Journalist for wine-magazines and independent texter for wineries in Austria and Germany

Karina Aggarwal Inde

Founder Gigglewater411. Writer GQ India, Spiritz, Sommelier India, The Hindu.

Katia Iontcheva Bulgarie

Author of a guide about all Bulgarian wines

Kirk Bauer Allemagne

IHK officially appointed and sworn expert

Klaus Herres Allemagne
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 Zefu 李泽福 Chine

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

Liam Campbell Irlande

Wine Editor, online magazine www.TheTaste.ie 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 www.vinalu.lu

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

Luigi Salvo Italie

Wine journalist, official taster of Associazione Italiana Sommelier, director of “giornalevinocibo.com”, 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. Weekly spaces in Radio Coruña Cadena Ser and Radio Voz. Member of FIJEV and WAWWJ. Master in Viticulture and Oenology. I Champion of Spain of the European Contest of Ambassadors of the Champagne. Certified trainer of CAVA and Jerez

Manuel Vieira Portugal

Winemaker consultant for Caminhos Cruzados, Barao de Vilar, Quintas de Cottas Wine consultant for 4UWines.com

Marc Barros Portugal

Journalist Revista de Vinhos

Marc Vanel Belgique

Editorial Director Essentielle VINO

Marco Grognuz Suisse

Oenologue

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 “Lozarztvo & Vinarstvo” and BGWine National Vine and Wine Chamber

Maria João De Almeida Portugal

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

Maria-Luisa Martin Tejera Espagne

General Manager of Sumiller-Formación

Mariano Murru Italie

Oenologist at Argiolas

Marie Linder Suisse

Wine journalist and oenologist

Marina Karakonova Bulgarie

Regular author for www.bacchus.bg. www.menumag.bg, www.divino.bg

Mariusz Kapczyński Pologne

Editor in Chief of Vinisfera.pl, contributor to Magazyn Wino

Marjorie Bonvin Suisse

Manager at Swiss Skills – Wine Sector

Martin Pucek République Tchèque

Executive director; Czech Grape and Wine Producers Association

Mary Carlos J. 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

Maurizio Valeriani Italie

Journalist and author, as a food and wine expert, on magazines like: www.vinodabere.it (director) www.repubblica.it/sapori,www.epulae.it,www.lucianopignataro.it. • 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 Apstein Etats-Unis

Columnist at WineReviewOnLine.com

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

Director at Châteauneuf-du-Pape Winemakers Association, Grapes producer in Luberon and Ventoux. Manager of sarl VINADEA. President of Châteauneuf du Pape oenology (laboratory

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

Sommelier

Miranda Beems Pays-Bas

Senior Buyer at Delta Wines

Miriam Grischott Suisse

Communication, Weinakademiker/WSET Diploma Holder

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

Nguyen Khac Huy Viet Nam

Business Development Manager at Red Apron Fine Wines & Spirits

Nicolas Bourassin Suisse

Enseignant Ecole Hôtelière, Sommelier

Nicolas Mahé De Berdouaré Norvège

Buyer

Nicole Vaculik Allemagne

Vinesse

Nieves Caballero Espagne

Journalist for El Norte de Castilla

Nikolaos Giannopoulos Grèce

Best Sommelier of Greece

Nkululeko Mkhwanazi Afrique du sud

Wine Sommelier

Nuno Filipe Graça Jorge Portugal

Sommelier – Cacao di Vine

Olaf Leenders Belgique

Sommelier, blog editor www.vinama.be

Olivier Goyvaerts Belgique

Wine buyer at Carrefour Belgium

Olivier Mariage Belgique

Category Manager at Delfood – Louis Delhaize

Olivier Pecheux Belgique

Sommelier Wine buyer Auchan Luxembourg

Otilia Chirita Roumanie

Enologist & Journalist

Pascal Henot France

Managing director of Centre Oenologique de Coutras/UCVA and a wine blog http://www.oenoblogue.com/

Pascale Guillier Belgique

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

Paulo Russell-Pinto Portugal

WSET diploma, 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 Spencer Weltman Etats-Unis

Peter Weltman is a sommelier and entrepreneur based in San Francisco who explores native grapes from ancient sources. He writes for global food publications, gives speeches on wine activism, and creates immersive experiences about his movement, #BorderlessWine.

Peter Vercauteren Belgique

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

Philippe Cambie France

Oenologist

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.

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

Qian Dong Ping Chine

Category manager at Auchan Wines

Radana Vítková République Tchèque

Víno & Styl, editor-in-chif

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 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

Oenologue

Rob Geddes Australie

Master of Wine

Roberto Ripa Italie

Journalist at L’Unione Sarda and BrindIsola

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.

Romain Batya Luxembourg

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

Rosanna Ferraro Italie

Vinotype.it wine journalist

Rudolf Lantschbauer Autriche

Journalist

Sabino Colucci Italie

Oenologist

Saide Tugba 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 Royaume-Uni

Wine importer and distributor at Sonvino ltd

Sharon Nagel Royaume-Uni

Freelance journalist and translator

Silven Wong Macao

Purchasing Supervisor @ MGM Macau

Silvia Garcia Guijarro Espagne

Sommelier of Mugaritz

Singh Ruma Inde

Freelance wine journalist

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

Stéphane Perrin Portugal

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

Stéphane Toutoundji France

Consultant Œnologist

Steven Fang 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 (Indian correspondent) – Author: “Italian Wine Guide”International (Indian correspondent) – Author: “Italian Wine Guide”,Awarded Cavaliere del Cultura by Italian President in 2009, OIV Medal of Merit Winner, judged in 65 int’l wine competitions

Sylvie Reboul France

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

Taner Ogutoglu Turquie

Director “Young Turks”

Thierry Rouvinez Suisse

Oenologist at Rouvinez

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 www.sonberk.cz

Tibor Vittek Slovaquie

Editor of Vinko.sk

Tito Cieri Italie

Executive at Regione Abruzzo

Tomas Duzsi Hongrie

Agronomist

Tomasz Prange-Barczynski Pologne

Editor-at-Large in Polish printed wine publication Magazyn Wino “Ferment” and web page www.winicjatywa.pl

Tomislav Ivanovic Serbie

Editor-in-chief of webportal www.vinopedia.rs , 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

Achats – Sommelier

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

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 wine consultant www.viiniministeri.fi

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

Vladimir Mrva Slovaquie

VÍNO MRVA & STANKO, a.s

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

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.

Wonkuk Seol Corée du Sud

Wine&Spirits Columnist
Wine Profesional Judge
Wine Importer
Wine Educator

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

Yury Yudich Fédération Russe

Founder and chief editor of magazine “Napitki”, portal www.alcoexpert.ru 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

Zsofia Bozzai Hongrie

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