2018 Judges

  • Bruce Achtermann ~ ISG Diploma / The Herbfarm, WA
  • Kristie Adams ~ WSET-D / Noble Wines Ltd., UK
  • Victoria Antilla ~ Wine Director, Schwartz Bros. Restaurants, WA
  • Ken Avedisian ~ WineBid.com, USA
  • Trent Ball ~ YVCC Vineyard & Winery Technology Program Chair, WA
  • Tahlia Bolden ~ Advanced Sommelier / Gather Kitchen & Bar, WA
  • Bree Boskov ~ Master of Wine / Oregon Wine Board, OR
  • Amberleigh Brownson ~ Sommelier, WA
  • Joel Butler ~ Master of Wine / Redmond World of Wines, WA
  • Nicholas Caluori ~ Cellarmaster, Delille Cellars, WA
  • Dr. Greg Chan ~ La Chaine des Rotisseurs, WA
  • Shelly Fitzgerald ~ Columbia Winery Education Specialist, WA
  • Beth Hickey ~ Advanced Sommelier, WA
  • Kathryn House ~ www.HowofWine.com, ID
  • Traci MacFarlane ~ WA Wine Professional / Denhoed Wines, WA
  • Anthony Robert Mueller ~ Advanced Sommelier / Inglenook Vineyard, CA
  • Tim O’Brien ~ Wine Director, Salty’s Seafood Grills, WA
  • Erica Orr ~ Enologist / Consulting Winemaker, WA
  • Mackenzie Parks ~ Advanced Sommelier / Wine Trust, WA
  • Gail Puryear ~ Owner & Winemaker Bonair Winery, WA
  • Lenny Rede ~ Chef du Cave, Esquin Wine & Spirits, WA
  • Kristin Rhynedance-Scheelar ~ Associate Winemaker at Columbia Winery
  • Christopher Sawyer ~ Advanced Sommelier / SawyerSomm Consulting, CA
  • Andrew Schaffner ~ Wine Director / Telluride Ski & Golf Resort, CO
  • Jason Smith ~ Advanced Sommelier, Wild Ginger, WA
  • Bruce Sturgeon ~ Wine Director BlueAcre / Steelhead Diner / Orfeo, WA
  • Mark Takagi ~ Director Wine & Spirits Metropolitan Markets, WA
  • Christopher Chan ~ Founder & Executive Director / TasteNW