Andrew Bradbury

Director - Fine / Rare Wines & Spirits at Clars Auction Gallery

Over 25 years experience in fine dining, retail development and boutique hospitality / technology / retail brands creating new trends and concepts around the globe: my experience includes - restaurant concept development, restaurant consulting, wine & spirits menu development, wine & spirits purchasing for both large scale casino and international multi-unit hotels, national marketing and third-party placement of wine and spirits, staff hiring and training leading teams in multiple outlets/properties and global destinations, cellar design & development, interactive design, interactive technologies, POS systems integrations, retail development, retail consulting, brand creation and ideation, tabletop / barware design consultations. I have also been one of the largest buyers of rare and fine wines throughout my various roles sourcing and purchasing millions of dollars of the world's greatest and most sought-after wines!

Select accolades: Most Innovative Award - National Restaurant Association, James Beard Awards - Outstanding Wine Service, nomination and subsequent award for Aureole, Global Digital Maverick - Hewlett Packard, Grand Award - Wine Spectator, Best wine list in the USA - Florence Fabricant (NY Times, Wine Enthusiast) & Epicurean Hall of Fame - Las Vegas Magazine


Meet our 2023 Judges

Cami Lehmann

Purchasing, Wine Programs and Marketing at Maggiano’s Little Italy, Dallas, TX

Ryan Pandl

Senior Buyer, Adult Beverages and Beverages at Target

Susan R Lin MW

Master of Wine and Head of Wine Expertise & Business Development at Belmont Wine Exchange