The Judges

Bruce Abbott

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

Susan R Lin MW

Master of Wine and Head of Wine Expertise for online fine wine retailer Belmont Wine Exchange

Peter Marks MW

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

Dan Philcox

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

Thomas Brenner

Sommelier and Wine buyer, Parcel 104, Marriott International , Santa Clara, CA

Juli Gregg

Wine Director, Tony's Pizza Napoletana/ Capos's, Restaurant Consultant, San Francisco, California

Walter Hamlin

Wine Director at Oakville Wine Merchant & Oakville Grocery, California