The Palates To Trust
The reputation of a spirits competition is often defined by the quality of its judges. At the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, our judging panels consist of the most respected, experienced experts in the spirits industry, mostly from the NY area. Our judges range from esteemed beverage directors to renowned authors, including Anthony Dias Blue, Dale DeGroff, Meridith May, Charles Joly, and David Wondrich.
Meet our judges: