Nichole Simpson

Nichole has over 11 years’ experience in the wine and spirits industry. She has worked in multiple industry jobs in Category Management, Marketing, On-sale, Sales, Brand Management and Retail. She worked at E & J Gallo Winery before her move to Walmart in 2016 as the Senior Wine Buyer.

Judges

Meet our 2019 Judges

Daniel Cameron

Lead Sommelier at The Battery San Francisco, CA, USA

Lead Sommelier at The Battery San Francisco

Mauro Cirilli

Wine & Beverage director @ Sidecar Hospitality (Press Club, Schroeder's, The Elite Cafe, PCH), CA, USA

Wine & Beverage director @ Sidecar Hospitality (Press Club, Schroeder's, The Elite Cafe, PCH)

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

Remi Petri

Head of Procurement at NakedWines.com

Head of Procurement at NakedWines.com

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