2024 Jury


Kristian Kielmayer

Hungary / Germany

Dip WSET, Weinakademiker, certified sommelier, expert
category: aromatic white wines

Owner, Kristian Kielmayer Consulting
category: aromatic white wines

Kristian, a wine and spirit consultant and educator, boasts a rich background, having worked as a wine merchant across Europe. Known for co-authoring publications and expertise in sensory evaluation and geographic indications. He's a colourful and passionate communicator and educator with a spectrum of certificates in wine, spirits, saké, beer, and specialty coffee. Along with a BA in economics, Kristian is a trained winemaker and seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience.

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