Judges – The Millennial Wine Beer & Spirits Competition

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Each year we are excited to welcome influential millennials to judge our competition. With their help and creativity, we are able to fuse the worlds of the producer and the consumer.

 

Rick Arline

Rick Arline

Beverage Director/General Manager: Fellow Traveler
Julien Calella

Julien Calella

Bar Director Wish You Were Here Group: Élephante, Kassi Club & Eveleigh
Austin Aaron

Austin Aaron

Actor, 13 Reasons Why, Co-Host Coupla Grapes
Kristen McNamara

Kristen McNamara

Co-Host, Coupla Grapes
Jamie Robbins

Jamie Robbins

Influencer & Model
Howard Leight Jr.

Howard Leight Jr.

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards Owner
Paul Feinstein

Paul Feinstein

Food and Travel Writer
Tim Demirjian

Tim Demirjian

Founder, Dezo & Social Media Influencer
Wootak Kim

Wootak Kim

Founder BarChemistry, Mixologist & Social Media Influencer
Nathaniel Biltz

Nathaniel Biltz

Mixologist, Personal Trainer, Co-Founder of Inspirit Bitters
Corey Marshall

Corey Marshall

Food & Lifestyle Blogger
Casleah Herwaldt

Casleah Herwaldt

Sommelier, Wine Proprietor & Wine Blogger
Alexandria Butler

Alexandria Butler

Brand Manager and Marketing Strategist at McBride Sisters Winery
Jason Yu

Jason Yu

Mixologist
Irene Walton

Irene Walton

Baker & YouTube Personality
Matthew Kaner

Matthew Kaner

Host, Somm Tv, Co-Founder Solovin Wines
Amanda Sasser

Amanda Sasser

Mixologist and Cocktail Consultant, All’Acqua & Buvette LA
Sara Montazami

Sara Montazami

Influencer, Model & Lifestyle Blogger
Chris Hollod

Chris Hollod

Venture Capitalist, Investor & Founder, Hollod Holdings
Hanna Montazami

Hanna Montazami

Influencer, Model & Blogger
Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Sommelier, Osteria Mozza & Private Cellar Manager, The Cellar Manager
Matthew Arnall, CSW, MBA

Matthew Arnall, CSW, MBA

Wine Director and Sommelier at Baltaire
Samantha Capaldi

Samantha Capaldi

Sommelier, Social Media Influencer & Consultant
Bianca Vierra

Bianca Vierra

Fashion Model
Luis Del Pozo

Luis Del Pozo

Beverage Director, Mayfield
Rebecca Rose Phillips

Rebecca Rose Phillips

Managing Partner Vintage Wine + Eats & Buvette LA
Robby Hayes

Robby Hayes

Founder, Rebella & Reality TV Personality
Ivan Zanovello

Ivan Zanovello

General Manager & Wine Director, The Tasting Kitchen
Matthew Postlethwaite

Matthew Postlethwaite

Actor Peaky Blinders