America's Top Wine Buyers Taking Part in USA Wine Ratings

18/06/2021 With Masters of Wine, national and regional buyers, and some of the finest wine directors in the country, the 2021 USA Wine Ratings is set to have the top panel of judges.

One of America's leading international wine competitions, the USA Wine Ratings has just announced its impressive judging panel. With Masters of Wine, national and regional buyers, and some of the finest wine directors in the country, the competition is set to have the top panel of judges for its 2021 competition.

The USA Wine Ratings competition, which is organized by Beverage Trade Network prides itself on working with preeminent judges that have direct buying responsibility in their roles. This competition that happens every year in San Francisco will see buyers assess wines by their quality, value, and package.

Previous event of USA Wine Ratings

Now into its 4th year of operation, the competition continues to add new partnerships to give winners increased awareness and has grown rapidly with both domestic and international entrants.

These are the Masters of Wine who are judges at the 2021 USA Wine Ratings:

Mollie Battenhouse MW, Master of Wine, National Director of Wine Education at Jackson Family Wines

Ashley Hausman MW, Master of Wine, Educator, Consultant, Sommelier at Mistral Wine School

Kryss Speegle MW, Master of Wine

Susan R Lin MW, Master of Wine and Head of Wine Expertise for online fine wine retailer Belmont Wine Exchange

Tim Hanni MW, Master of Wine

Martin Reyes, MW, Master of Wine and Founder Of Reyes Wine Group

Peter Marks MW, Master of Wine, Partner & Vice President at Napa Valley Wine Academy

Roger Bohmrich MW, Master of Wine

Pat Andress, Wine Product Developer, Trader Joe's Company

Henry Brimo DipWSET, Wine Category Manager - Southeastern Grocers, Jacksonville, Florida

Bruce Abbott, Wine and Spirits Category Manager at Brown Jug Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska

Patrick Farrell, MD, MW, Master of Wine

Olga Crawford MW, Master of Wine

Bob Paulinski MW, Master of Wine, Founder and President, Stellar Bottles LLC

Clare (Brown) Tooley MW, Master of Wine and Director of Wine Development for Lionstone International

Dan Philcox, Liquor Sales Manager – Albertson’s Companies (Shaw’s / Star Market)

View all judges here.

2021 USA Wine Ratings submission is closed now. View the list of judges here. View winning benefits here.