SA Wine Awards London 2024

The Judges

Greg-Sherwood

Greg Sherwood MW

Greg is the senior fine wine buyer for Handford Wines in South Kensington.

He is one of only 5 South African Masters of Wine.

His knowledge and expertise on South African wines is encyclopaedic.

London based, he has judged in numerous wine competitions.

Barbara-Drew

Barbara Drew MW

A Master of Wine, Barbara began work with Berry Bros. & Rudd in 2011.

She is a wine lecturer and has developed masterclasses and introductory wine courses for clients.

She has also judged in multiple wine competitions.

Aleesha Hansel

Aleesha Hansel

Aleesha is a wine writer and broadcaster on wine.

She’s a regular on BBC Radio 4 and the resident wine expert on ITV’s ‘Love your Weekend.’

She writes for top publications on wine.

Aleesha started judging last year and judged in The Decanter World Wine Awards. She lectures in wine at the South London Wine School.

Martin Moran MW

Martin has been a Master of Wine for more than 25 years and has judged wine competitions in Australia, South Africa and the UK.

He’s worked in most areas of the wine trade, including helping to make it in France, Australia and England and he’s sold wine in London, Dublin and New York.

Martin spent 15 years talking about wine on Newstalk, Ireland’s biggest independent radio station.

He writes regularly about wine in The Sunday Times (Irish Edition).

Siobhan-Turner

Siobhan Turner MW

Siobhan is Canadian born and a regular wine judge at local and international competitions.

She is a qualified chartered accountant, with a specialisation in wine authentication.

Siobhan is a Master of Wine and was Executive Director of The Institute of Masters of Wine for 9 years.

Eric Zwiebel

Eric Zwiebel MS

Born in Alsace, Eric began his career as a sommelier in Paris, and is currently Executive Head Sommelier for the Red Carnation Group of hotels, with luxury hotels in the UK, South Africa and Ireland.

He is the only holder worldwide of the International Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) Certificate Platinum Level.

Over the last 20 years he has judged in the top UK based wine competitions.

Audrey-Annoh-Antwi

Audrey Annoh-Antwi

Audrey is a Sommelier and Front of House at Planque Restaurant in London, a cutting edge ‘Wine drinkers’ clubhouse’. She is also a wine event host and wine writer.

She graduated in 2021 with a diploma from Wset and has judged at The Decanter World Wine Awards.