Agnès Nemeth Hungary

Co-owner and Chief Editor at

Agnieszka Kumor Poland

Journalist at RFI (Radio France International)

Alain Desprats France

Director at Syndicat ODG Vins Côtes de Gascogne

Alain Kunz Switzerland

Journalist at Blick

Alain Le May France

Wine merchant at Cavavin Saint Herblain

Alberto Matos Jorge Spain

Editor in Chief at Vivir el Vino Magazine

Alejandro López Facorro Paadin Spain

Wine journalist – CEO at Paadín Eventos S.L. – Flying Sommelier

Alex Braun Belgium

Manager at Zwzitraum restaurant

Ana Radkova Petkova – Taseva Bulgaria

Independent wine consultant

André Magalhães Portugal

Food & Wine Writer – Editorial director at Paixão pelo Vinho Magazine – Chef Owner at A Taberna da Rua das Flores

Andre Ribeirinho Portugal

Food Wine & Travel Entrepreneur – CEO at Adegga

Andrea Alonso Castaño Spain

Global Wine Manager at Metro Makro Group

Andrei Cibotaru Moldova, Republic Of

Wine Communicator

Angelique Bayet Belgium

Owner at Les Bouches Rouges – Online wine retailer

Anna Smolec Poland

Journalist – CEO of webzine – Wine educator

Anne Schoendoerffer France

Freelance journalist – Speaker – Consultant – Owner at WineDay

Anne Serres France

Freelance journalist – Educator – DipWSET

Anne-Wies Van Oosten Netherlands

Wine & Food journalist and consultant – Owner of -Member of FIJEV – International Wine Judge

Anneke Staals Netherlands

Wine Category Manager and Buyer at Mitra Retail BV

Antoine Perey Switzerland

Inspector at the Swiss Wine Trade Control

António Braga Portugal

Head winemaker at Sogrape Vinhos SA

Antonio Lopes Portugal

Wine director at Eleven Wine Concept

António Sousa Portugal

Oenologist consultant

Antonio Tomás Palacios García Spain

Oenologist – General Manager at Laboratorios Excell Ibérica

Apostolos Plahouras Greece

Sommelier – Wine Manager at Danai Resort – MW student

Arnaud Vaingre Luxembourg

Owner at Arnaud Vinoteca Wine Shop

Arno Bauer Luxembourg

Oenologist Consultant – Technical Director at Caves Gales – Caves St Martin – Caves Krier Freres

Attila Geönczeöl Hungary

Oenologist – Marketing Consultant – Freelance Wine Writer

Audrey Domenach France

Journalist at Viti magazine – Project Manager of

Aurélie Charels Belgium

Sommelier at Sir Kwinten (*) Restaurant

Barbara Verbeek Netherlands

Wine writer at

Bart Voeten Belgium

Importer of wine – Owner of wineshop Karmozijn

Beata Keszler Germany

CEO at Dee-Wine – Digital Marketing Specialist

Benigno Garrido Marcos Spain

Wine & Food Department Manager at Turismo Castilla y León

Benjamin Fanuel Luxembourg

Sommelier at Caves Wengler SA.

Benjamin Loze France

Wine buyer at Vimaco – La Cave Louis Delhaize Group (Cora, S.Match, Delfood)

Benoît Couderé Belgium

Owner at Santé Wines Wine Retailer

Benoît Roumet France

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

Birte Jantzen France

Independent wine journalist – Wine consultant – Speaker – Educator

Bruno Antunes Portugal

Head Sommelier at Wineman Wine Shop

Bruno Sanfilippo France

Vinolux Representative

Calcedonio Terrazzino Belgium

Senior Sales & Brand Manager Belux at VASCO

Carlo Dugo Italy

Founder and CEO of Enosis Ltd Co. – Italian ambassador at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Italian ambassador at Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Carlos Magalhães Portugal

Oenologist – Teacher at the Sommelier School of Porto

Catalin Paduraru Romania

CEO at ASER Consulting & Management

Chantal Aeby Puerro Switzerland

General Secretary at Swiss Wine Promotion

Charlotte Crul Belgium

Sommelier at Cuines 33 (*) Restaurant

Chloé Cazaux Grandpierre France

CEO at SARL C&W Experiences – Saké Sommelier at Otsukimi – Buveurs de Lune

Chris Alblas Netherlands

Journalist – Owner at SVBE Wijnprofessionals

Christian De Winter Belgium

Director at Marche Italiane

Christoph Merchiers Belgium

Marketing Manager at Rouseu Wines Belgium

Christophe Andrieu France

Editor in Chief of Contact Pro Magazine des Cavistes & Sommeliers

Cinzia Giunta Italy

Wine Advisor- Freenalance export consultant for italian wineries – CEO at Gourmeet & Wine

Claude Francois Luxembourg

Vice Director at – Wine columnist – Wine writer

Claudia Marinelli Italy

Sommelier – CEO at Marinelli Consulting SRLS

Coline Leriche Belgium

Sensory Analyst at Fermentis Lesaffre

Constantin Stergides Greece

General Manager at Vinetum – Wine journalist

Cosmin Popescu Romania

General Director of Murfatlar Winery

Cristina Tierno Conde Spain

Journalist – Manager at Efecto Directo Communication Agency

Damien Lassance Luxembourg

Wine Manager – President at Club Vin of Vin Cactus Luxembourg

Danijela Radec Monténégro

President at Wine Academy of Montenegro

Denis Barse France

Wine buyer at Thienot France

Denis Meurant Belgium

Export Director at Bernard Magrez

Dennis Doorakkers Netherlands

Independent wine writer. Wine importer of French and Italian wines in the Netherlands. WSET level 3 in wines

Diana Laura Pavelescu Romania

General Secretary of ADAR – Wine journalist

Diane Souquière France

Content creator – Blogger – Owner at Dalkia Loves Wine – Agronomist

Diederich De Maeseneire Belgium

Owner at Vintology

Dimitri D’hont Belgium


Dino Totaro Luxembourg

Wine sommelier – ALS (Association Luxembourgeoise des Sommeliers)

Dirk Rodriguez Belgium

Editor in Chief at Vino! Magazine

Dominique Rizzi Luxembourg

Sommelier Consultant at Compass Group Luxembourg

Dusan Brejc Slovenia

Managing director at Wine Association of Slovenia Ltd.

Elena Miloshevska Jovanovska North Macedonia

Marketing Manager at Association of Wines of Macedonia and Commercial Director for international markets at Stobi Winery

Eleni Blouchou Greece

Head of Marketing & Communications Divisions at Bonello Trading Ltd.

Elisabeth Gabay MW United Kingdom

Master of Wine, Author of ‘Rosé: Understanding the Pink Wine Revolution’; President of the Jury at International Rosé Challenge

Elsa Fuger Switzerland

Sommelier – CEO at Wine Queen – Wine Import/Export – Wine journalist

Emile Coddens France

Content creator – Wine communicant

Emilia Craveiro Portugal

Sommelier at Olaias Restaurant

Emilien Hocquet Luxembourg

Sommelier at Caves Wengler SA.

Eric Beau Luxembourg


Eric Deronne Belgium

Maître d’Hôtel – Sommelier at L’Espièglerie Restaurant

Eric Rosaz France

General Manager Inter Rhône

Erwan Guevel France

Agronomist – Oenologist and co-owner at Laboratoire Natoli & Associés

Eva Vicens Spain

Editor in Chief at – Consultant at INCAVI

Fabrice Krier Luxembourg

Owner at La Tache de Vin SARL

Florian Reyne France

General Manager at Planète Bordeaux

Florian Schraut Germany

Oenologist at Weincampus Neustadt

Francesco Scarcelli Italy

Category Manager and Buyer at Coop Italia

François Millo France

Editor at VS News

Franjo Francem Croatia

President of the Croatian Sommelier Club

Fred Nijhuis Netherlands

Owner at Nijhuis Consultancy & Services – Wine critic – Wine educator

Frédéric Arnould Canada

Journalist – Wine Columnist – Owner at

Frederic Fleuri France

Director at Agence Fleurie

Frédéric Galtier Spain

Journalist Terre de Vins. Consulting

Gabriela Zimmer Uruguay

Uruguayan Wine Communicator -Sommelier – Wine Writer – Consultant – Diploma WSET Candidate – Author of the book “Uruguay in Wines”

Gennaro Convertini Italy

President of Enoteca Regionale Calabrese

Geoffrey Barré Luxembourg

Co-owner of Wine Select Wine Shop – Master of Wine Candidate – WSET Diploma

Georgios Floudas Zygouras Greece

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 Greece

Freelance wine writer – Consultant

Geraude Kounde Benin

Wine distributor at Maison Govi

Gianfranco Maltese Italy

Member of European Young Farmer (EU – CINA) – Expert Environmental Sustainability and Organic Agriculture – President of AGIA of Western Sicily Italian Confederation Agriculture

Gianluca Di Taranto Belgium

Independent Sommelier

Giovanni Lagauw Belgium

Sales Manager at Metro

Giovanni Paternò Italy

Journalist at Italia a Tavola Magazine – Owner and senior journalist at All Food Sicily internet newspaper – Owner and editorial director at internet newspaper

Giuseppe Gentile Italy

Wine buyer at Partesa Group – Beverages Distribution

Gonçalo Mendes Portugal

Wine Sommelier at L’AND Vineyards

Gonçalo Patraquim Portugal

Sommelier – Wine & Sake Educator

Guenhael Kessler France

Oenologist at IOC (Institut Oenologique de Champagne)

Harald Beck Austria

Senior Category Buyer for Wine REWE International AG

Hector Paul Van Boxstael Belgium

Director at De Wijnbeurs

Henri Chapon France

Managing Director at Henri Chapon Consultancy – Sommelier

Henry Boyer France

Oenologist – General Manager at Laboratoire Oenoconseil

Herbert Stiglmaier Germany

TV-Journalist German TV (ARD) – Wine Editor at Wein-Fachberichterstattung

Horia Hasnas Romania

Owner at Wine & People – Wine educator – Wine writer

Hugo Melo Luxembourg

Wine & Spirit Manager at Bexeb S.A. – Sommelier

Inga Manuilenco Moldova, Republic Of

Engineer tehnologist at Suvorov-Vin

Inge Straetmans Belgium

Owner at Wines & Stories – Broker Bulk Wines

Ingrid Larmoyeur Netherlands

Wine & Spirits educator – Wine & Food writer at Vinissima

Ion Luca Moldova, Republic Of

President of the Moldova National Wine Retail Association

Isabella Sardo Luxembourg

Sommelier at ALS (Association Luxembourgeoise des Sommeliers)

Ivana Barta Kovarikova Czech Republic

Publisher – Journalist at GastroPress Ltd.

Ivana Simjanovska North Macedonia

Editor in Chief at &

Jacopo Cossater Italy

Journalist – Senior editor at Intravino

Jan Dufféal Switzerland

Expert at Mondovino COOP Suisse Romande

Jana Kreilein Germany

Wine Specialist with a focus on social media – Content creation & storytelling for industry brands

Jaroslava Kanuchová Pátková Slovakia

President of Slovakia Grape and Wine Producers Association

Jasper Van Papeghem Belgium

Sommelier at BottleAdvice – Wine buyer at Jazzper – Media Manager at The Grape

Jean Cao Luxembourg

Oenologist Consultant at OPVI (Organisation Professionnelle des Vignerons Indépendants)

Jean-Christophe Verschelde Belgium

Wine Consultant – Wine Purchaser at Colruyt Group

Jean-François Wuilliaume Luxembourg


Jean-Pascal Descheemaeker France

Project Manager at Auchan Russia

Jeffrey Jenssen United States

Entertaining and Lifestyle Editor at Wine Enthusiast Magazine – Co-author of RED WINE – Wine Journalist at The World Wine Guys

Jeroen Tackx Belgium

Product Specialist Wines & Spirits – Metro Cash & Carry Belgium – DipWSET & Weinakademiker

Jessica Van Blommestein Netherlands

Content creator at @wineandbubblelover

João Barbosa Portugal

Freelance journalist

João Paulo Martins Portugal

Journalist at Revista Grandes Escolhas

Jochen Riga Netherlands

Head of Buying – Delta Wines BV

Joke Holster Netherlands

Wine Brand Manager at De Monnik Dranken

Jolanta Smiciene Lithuania

Wine journalist at The Business Newspaper – Wine consultant at Radisson Blue Hotel Vilnius

José Miguel Dentinho Portugal

Journalist at Expresso Vinhos – Exame Magazine – Executiva

Josep Baeta Ferrer Andorra

Sommelier – CEO at 2 Ipico Vins Andorra

Judith Smals Netherlands

Independent wine writer

Julia Kostadinova Bulgaria

Editor-in-chief of the leading wine media in Bulgaria – DiVino. Founder of the competition « The Best Bulgarian Wine of the Year »

Julien Laithier France

Co-owner at Winespace

Julien Locatelli Luxembourg

Sales Manager off and on trade Luxembourg at Les Grand Chais de France

Julien Marson Belgium

Key Account Manager Schenk Wines Benelux

Kallia Drosou Greece

Owner at KD Wine Consulting

Kalliopi Gouollik Greece

CEO at Wine Lovers Greece

Katarina Ďurčanská Slovakia

Journalist – Editor at Vinič & víno

Katia Iontcheva Bulgaria

Co-author and co-editor of KA & TA Ltd Bulgarian Wine Guide

Kirill Moroz Luxembourg

Sommelier at Vinothek Massen

Kirk Bauer Germany

General manager at KIRKs Total Wine Consulting

Knut Schwander Switzerland

Executive Journalist at GaultMillau Suisse Romande

Koen Snauwaert Belgium

Main Partner at CERA – Wine buyer

Kris Lismont Belgium

Mondevino owner in Borgloon – Best sommelier of Belgium 2010

Kristel Balcaen Belgium

Sommelier – Consultant – Wine Writer – Educator at Wine and Words

Kristian Kielmayer Hungary

Owner at Kielmayer Consulting

Kristina Ivanova Bulgaria

Marketing and Communications Manager CASAVINO

Ksenija Matic Croatia

CEO at Event Lab Communication Agency – Certified Sommelier

Lara Loreti Italy

Journalist at La Stampa

Laure Gasparotto France

Journalist at Le Monde

Laurent David France

Founder at “Wine Angels”

Liliane Turmes Luxembourg

Journalist – Director at VINALU

Lotte Gabrovits Germany

CEO at GabrovitsL. Wine Consultings

Louise Hurren United Kingdom

Freelance Marketing Consultant – CEO at LHPR – Wine journalist

Lubos Barta Czech Republic

Editor in Chief GastroPress Publishing Ltd, SOMMELIER magazine

Lucas Darmante Luxembourg

Sommelier at Caves Wengler SA.

Luciano Pignataro Italy

Journalist – Owner at Luciano Pignataro Webzine

Luigi Salvo Italy

Wine journalist – Sommelier – Director of (webzine)

Luis Fernandes Portugal


Luis José López Paadín Spain

CEO at Paadin Eventos – Wine writer

Magali Treillard Luxembourg

CEO at French Wine & Gastronomy

Manuel Moreira Portugal

Sommelier – Consultant – Wine Educator

Marc Barros Portugal

Journalist – Editor at Revista de Vinhos

Marc Michel Luxembourg

Owner at MARCUS-BACCHUS Sàrl Wine and Spirits Shop

Marc Vanel Belgium

Freelance journalist

Marc Vanhellemont Belgium

Freelance Wine Journalist

Marc Wiesen Luxembourg

Owner at Vinothek Massen

Marco Rossi Italy

Brand Manager at TV Wine Sky 815 – Host at Wine Tv Sky 815 – Certified Sommelier – CoFounder at Untrending Comm – Co-founder at Podere di Pomaio & Enoteca Pomaio

Marco Sciarrini Italy

Journalist at Cronache di Gusto Magazine

Margarita Levieva Bulgaria

Editor in Chief Vine & Wine Association

Maria João De Almeida Portugal

Wine writer – Wine Consultant

Maria Katsouli Greece

Wine and Olive Oil Sommelier – Journalist – Educator and Hospitality Consultant

Maria-Luisa Martin Tejera Spain

General Manager of Sumiller Formación – Wine writer – Blogger

Marijke Bilmeyer Belgium

Sales Manager at Magnus Kwaliteitswijnen

Marion Lizée France


Marjorie Bonvin Switzerland

Oenologist at Henri Badoux Vins

Mark De Backer Belgium

Sommelier Conseil – Writer – Wine Educator – AmpeloPlus

Martin Pucek Czech Republic

Executive Director at Czech Grape and Wine Producers Association – Editor in chief at Wine Magazine Vinarsky obzor

Mathieu Manlay Luxembourg

Sommelier at Caves Wengler SA.

Mattia Antonio Cianca Australia

Sommelier – Director at Mattia Antonio Cianca

Maurizio Gabriele Italy

Journalist at Vinodabere

Maurizio Valeriani Italy

Journalist – Editor in Chief at Vinodabere

Maxime Lebrun Belgium

Wine buyer at Carrefour Belgium

Michael De Simone United States

Entertaining and Lifestyle Editor at Wine Enthusiast Magazine – Co-author of RED WINE – Wine Journalist at World Wine Guys

Michal Setka Czech Republic

Chief Editor at Wine & Degustation Magazine – WSET Educator

Michel Blanc France

Projects and development director at Châteauneuf-du-Pape Winemakers Association

Mickael Rouyer France

Wine consultant – Former Director at Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux AOC

Miguel Lassegue France

Wine buyer – CDiscount Bordeaux

Mihail Druta Moldova, Republic Of

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

Milena Zakaric Serbia

Sommelier – CEO at Winery Vinum

Miranda Beems Netherlands

CEO at Miranda Beems Wine Project – Wine & Spirits Educator – Wine Consultant – Buyer

Mireia Bosch Pastor Andorra


Mirjana Maksimovic Serbia

President of Women & Wine Serbia – Editor in chief of

Mona Haugen-Kind Norway

Editor in Chief at Vin&Brennevin Magazine

Morana Petričević Croatia

CEO at MP Consulting

Natasha Bresliska North Macedonia

Wine trade and marketing consultant – Wine communicator at Bres-Trejd Dooel

Nathan Wisniewski Belgium

Oenologist at Fermentis Lesaffre

Nicolas Joss Switzerland

Director at Swiss Wine Promotion SA

Nicolas Mahé De Berdouaré Norway

Managing director at Vinhuset Nofra AS

Nicolas Tooulou Belgium

Production Manager at Associated Beverage Solutions S.A.

Nicole Vaculik Germany

Owner at Vinesse Wine Consulting

Niels Toase Luxembourg

President of the Association Luxembourgeoise des Sommeliers (ALS)

Nuno Filipe Graça Jorge Portugal

Owenr at The Flying Cork

Ole Udsen Denmark

Wine journalist – Rosé specialist

Olga Pinevich-Todoriuk Ukraine

Editor in Chief at Drinks+ Magazine

Olivier Goyvaerts Belgium

Wine buyer at Carrefour Belgium

Olivier Mariage Belgium

Wine Category Manager at Delfood – Louis Delhaize

Olivier Pecheux Luxembourg

Sommelier – Wine & Spirits Sales Manager at Othon Schmitt

Paola Pozzoli Italy

Wine and Spirits Event Manager – Buyer at Eataly Distribuzione Srl

Parascovia Ignat Moldova, Republic Of

Head of Marketing Department and Markets Development at National Office for Vine and Wine of Republic of Moldova

Pascal Jassogne Belgium

Sommelier – Journalist at Editions de l’Avenir – Wine Educator

Pascale Guillier Belgium

Owner at Cave Saint Jacques SPRL

Patricia Marques Portugal
Pavel Krska Czech Republic

Managing director of the National Wine Centre

Pawel Gasiorek Poland

Publisher of Czas Wina Magazine – President of Dom Wina

Peter De Leeuw Belgium

Managing director at Kaapwijn Import De Leeuw

Philippe Berger Belgium

World Blind Tasting Champion 2018 – Wine Educator at OENOVINS

Philippe Lux Luxembourg


Philippe Schmitz Luxembourg


Philippe Schoovaerts Belgium

Wine buyer at Colruyt Group

Pierre Thomas Switzerland

Journalist – Editor in Chief at

Pierre-Yves Bournerias France

Oenologist at IOC (Institut Oenologique de Champagne)

Pietro Campaldini Italy

Manager at Emilia Romagna Region – Department of Research, Innovation and Promotion of food and wine – Professional wine taster certified by A.I.S. Associazione Italiana Sommelier

Quentin Decerisy France

Wine Buyer at Carrefour France

Ralf Kaiser Germany

Blogger – Wine Writer – Photographer

Regina Pereira Portugal

Oenologist in Madeira – Project Manger at “Madeira Vinters”

Remy Sibony France

Wine Buyer at Carrefour France

Renaud Guerre-Genton France

Wine Manager at Système U

Roberto Zironi Italy

Oenology teacher at Università di Udine

Romain Batya Luxembourg

Independent wine & food journalist – Editor in Chief at VINALU

Romain Duhr Luxembourg


Rubina Vieira Portugal

Wine Educator at Madeira Wine Institute

Salvador Manjon Estela Spain

Journalist – Director at La Semana Vitivinicola

Sasa Spiranec Croatia

Wine writer – Wine consultant – Founder of Vinart

Serge De Maesschalck Belgium

Sales Coordinator – Assistant purchaser at Rabotvins

Sergiu Nedelea Romania

Sommelier – Wine Journalist – Educator – CEO of Eques de Vino O.E.V.E.

Sharon Nagel United Kingdom

Freelance journalist at Vitisphere – Translator

Simon De Tavernier Belgium

Sommelier at Le Château du Mylord (**) Restaurant

Siniša Lasan Croatia

Beverage Director & Head Sommelier at Rixos Premium Dubrovnik

Sofia Carta Italy

Sommelier and wine buyer at Forte Village – Sardinia

Soren Polonius Sweden

Wine journalist

Stefaan Van Den Abeele Belgium

Wine and Dine Consultancy – Wine broker – Educator of Bordeaux Wine School and Patended Supplier of the Court of Belgium

Stephane Liégeois Belgium

Manager at International Wines Brokers SPRL

Stéphane Perrin Portugal

Oenologist – Managing Partner at IVIN Lda Wine Distribution

Stijn Van Der Beken Belgium

Sommelier at ‘Hof van Cleve’ Restaurant

Svetlana Trofimova Russian Federation

Russia Representative – VSPT and SPIER WINES

Sylvain Thibaud France

Co-owner at Winespace

Thierry Cowez Chile

Brewer – Oenologist – R&D Manager at Mis SA

Thierry Heins Belgium

Director of Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Thomas Brandl Germany

Owner and Managing Director at xenos-comm PR Agency

Tiago Alves De Sousa Portugal

Winemaker of Alves de Sousa Douro & Port wines – PhD in Viticulture & Oenology. Professor of Oenology

Timo Meyer Luxembourg

Sommelier at Vinothek Massen

Tina Papasinou Greece

Oenologist – Wine journalist

Tito Cieri Italy

Executive at Regione Abruzzo

Tom Smet Belgium

Sommelier at Castor (**) Restaurant

Tomasz Prange-Barczynski Poland

Editor in Chief at Ferment

Tomislav Ivanovic Serbia

Sommelier – Editor-in-chief of

Toshio Matsuura Japan

Journalist – Editor at The Wine Kingdom

Valentin Ceafalau Romania

Brand ambassador at Rasova Winery – Editor in Chief at

Valeria Trufakina Russian Federation

Wine & spirits journalist – Editor at Simple Wine News Magazine &

Valeria Zeferino Portugal

Wine journalist at Vinho Grandes Escolhas

Vincenzo Scivetti Italy

ONAV Puglia Ambassador – PR & Marketing Consultant in Wine and Spirits fields – Teacher

Walter Richard Eberenz Germany

Chief Editor at Der Badische Winzer

Walter Stassi Italy

Director at Beverage Department – Pam

Wojciech Bonkowski Poland

Director at & Ferment

Xavier Leclerc France

Sourcing Manager at Auchan France

Yury Yudich Russian Federation

Founder and chief editor of magazine “Napitki” – Owner of portal – Director of the Union of Wine Writers of Russia

Zoran Matic Luxembourg

Sommelier at Association Luxembourgeoise des Sommeliers (ALS)

Zvonko Herceg North Macedonia

President of Macedonian Association of Sommeliers (MASOM)