MEET THE JUDGES
Past and Present -
more photos coming

San Diego Spirits Festival

International Bottle Competition

Andrew Faulkner

Andrew Faulkner - Spirits Expert Consultant to the Spirits Industry

Brian Christensen - Artisan Spirit Magazine

Brian Christensen - Founder Artisan Spirit Magazine

Philip Dobard

Philip Dobard - Director of The Cocktail Collection

Rick Levy

Rick Levy - Tequila Aficionado

Alexander Perez

Alex Perez - Tequila Aficionado

Mike Morales

Mike Morales - Tequila Aficionado

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston - Tequila Aficionado

Dave Dinius

Dave Dinius - Tequila Aficionado

Christine Crnek

Christine Crnek- Founder & Co-inventor at (Neat) Arsilica, Inc.

Eric Zandona

Eric Zandona - Tequila Aficionado

Bryce Taylor

Bryce Taylor - Tequila Aficionado

Jason Silverman

Jason Silverman - Tequila Afficionado

Sean Hallman

Sean Hallman - Distiller Spirits Judge

Hayden Stewart

Hayden Stewart - Media Strategist | Journalist | WSET 3 Sommelier

Crawfor McCarthy

Crawford McCarthy - Principal - The Best Ceats freelance spirits writer

Rich Manning

Rich Manning - Writer, Blogger, all round expert

Chris Tunstall

Chris Tunstall- Co-Founder A Bar Above

Irina Ponomarenko

Irina Ponomarenko - BNIC Cognac Educator -Wine Educator

Paul_Garduño___Judge

Paul Garduño - Tequila Expert

Susan Frank

Susan Frank - Founding Partner, Spirits of Agave

Wendy Hodges

Wendy Hodges - Spirits Expert Chilled Magazine

John Fluke - Placed for Success

John Fluke - Placed for Success

Dennis Morales

Dennis Morales - Beverage Development Expert

Skip Falconer

Skip Falconer - Tequila Afficionado

Jay Ojeda

Cecil Jay Ojeda III - Spirits Expert, Judge

Rob Harrah

Rob Harrah - A Bar Above Mixologist - Course Developer