Competition Judges

The judges for the Best of New England Wine Competition are industry professionals (retailers, distributors, winemakers, and researchers).

DR. JOSEPH FIOLA
Fruit Wine Specialist, Enologist
University of Western Maryland

NEIL WAVRA
Sommelier and Proprietor
Field & Main Restaurant
Marshall, Virginia

CHRISTINE IEZZI
Portfolio Manager
The Country Vintner (distributor)

TODD KLIMAN
Wine & Food Author
Washington, D.C.

ANNE SHELTON
General Manager
Albemarle Ciderworks

MICHAEL FAIRBROTHER
Proprietor & Mead Maker
Moonlight Meadery
Londonderry, New Hampshire