2024 Jury

Jury members

Lilla Fülöp

Switzerland / USA / Hungary / Romania

Expert, wine educator, sommelier

Corporate head sommelier, Grand Metropolitan Hotels WSET Course & Exam Leader, WE Wine Education

Lilla Fülöp's journey is fueled by her passion for wine. With a decade of experience in major U.S. cities, she now oversees wine programs for 10+ hotels across three countries as Corporate Head Sommelier in Switzerland. Alongside her corporate role, she educates future hospitality leaders at top Swiss hotel schools and runs her own startup focused on wine education and consulting. Through masterclasses, WSET courses, and tastings in three languages, she shares her expertise, aiming to inspire and elevate service standards. Despite her busy schedule, she cherishes her time on the restaurant floor, connecting with guests, sharing wine stories, and fostering meaningful wine experiences.

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