Daniel Kapp

Daniel is an avid wine lover that has been studying and working in the wine industry for almost 15 years. He has both national and international experience, working in London, Bordeaux and California, in different sectors of the trade including hospitality, sales, purchasing and e-commerce.

Currently working as a domestic wine buyer for an Import and Distribution company offering an outstanding portfolio of both domestic and import wines from around the world (to trade only).


Meet our 2018 Judges

Remi Petri

Head of Procurement at NakedWines.com

Head of Procurement at NakedWines.com

JoAnn DeGaglia

JoAnn DeGaglia, CSW, CS, CWJ, Sommelier at Glenmere Mansion, NY, USA

JoAnn is a Certified Specialist of Wine and a member of the Society of Wine Educators as well as a Certified Adv. Sommelier earning both an American and Italian Wine Specialist Degree from the North American Sommelier Assn with honors. Earning her Wine

Tim Hanni MW

Master of Wine, OR, USA

Tim Hanni, one of the first two Americans to earn the title of Master of Wine. A professionally trained chef, and international consultant to the wine industry, Hanni is the author of “Why You Like the Wines You Like; Changing the way the world t

Greg Forshay, CSW

Wine Manager at HEB Central Market, TX, USA

Greg has over 20 years’ experience in the wine industry, both in hospitality and retail. He has been a Wine and Beer manager for Central Market for 7 years, where he is responsible for a 1700 bottle selection.

He enjoys working for a co

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