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BWW 2020 - Best Wine Critic of World has been selected -- Neal Martin is the Winner

Posted on January 09, 2020

BWW – Best Wine of the World Competition is the largest wine competition in the world, whether measured by the number of wines, the number of consumers involved or the judges taking part.

The Best Wine Critic of the World competition is part of the BWW2020—Best Wine of the World Competition, which was held in the world's largest wine information service, tastingbook.com. The 50 shortlisted wine critics received in total 218,966 votes from wine professionals.

Tastingbook.com's international pros members - wine writers, sommeliers, wine merchants and wine producers around the world, have listed anonymously the wine critics who they consider should be on the BWW2020 - Top 50 Wine Critic list. 

In BWW Competition 2020, the Best Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Neal Martin.

"Thank you to everyone who voted for me in the Best Wine Critic Competition, not least since many of the votes are cast by fellow wine professionals. Although by definition a competition, everyone that contributes towards communicating about wine has something to offer and is fighting the same cause - to encourage more people to drink well. That is more important today than ever in the shadow of proposed import tariffs and ever-stronger anti-alcohol lobbyists. Despite these immediate challenges, wine has been enjoyed for thousands of years and it will be enjoyed for thousands more." —Neal Martin (Senior Editor, Vinous)

Other prestigious Awards:

  • -the Best Bordeaux Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Michel Bettane.
  • -the Best Burgundy Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Allen Meadows.
  • -the Best Rho?ne Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Jeb Dunnuck.
  • -the Best Alsace Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Stephan Reinhardt.
  • -the Best Champagne Critic of the World -title was awarded to Richard Juhlin.
  • -the Best Italy Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to James Suckling.
  • -the Best Spain Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Jose? Pen?in.
  • -the Best Port Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Axel Probst.
  • -the Best Germany Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to David Schildknecht.
  • -the Best Austria Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Peter Moser.
  • -the Best South Africa Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to John Platter.
  • -the Best Napa Valley Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to James Laube.
  • -the Best Australia Wine Critic of the World -title was awarded to Andrew Caillard MW

The TOP 20 Wine Critics list with more information can be found at www.tastingbook.com

BWW is the largest wine competition in the world, whether measured by the number of wines, the number of consumers involved or the judges taking part.

The Best Wine Shop of the World Competition has only three more weeks voting time – go to the www.tastingbook.com and vote your favourite wineshop Now.

Region: USA
Job Function: Wine Critic

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