Susan R Lin MW

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

Susan is the Head of Wine Expertise for online fine wine retailer Belmont Wine Exchange in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving customers worldwide. As a consultant she curates wine collections, designs wine programs, evaluates wines, and specializes in wine and spirits music pairings and events. Prior to joining the industry Susan worked in high-tech as a program manager at Google, during which she lived and traveled extensively in East Asia. 

A lifelong devotee of music, Susan is a classical pianist and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Classical Piano Performance and Musicology. She has performed internationally as a Chinese classical and folk dancer. Susan also works with performing arts organizations to grow their audiences through innovative programming and events, integrating wine whenever possible. Her joy is to create memorable experiences through wine and the performing arts.

Judges

Meet our 2021 Judges

Peter Marks MW

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