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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.
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.
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.