Georgia Trustees Wine Challenge
Five panels of five judges each for Sunday.
Three panels of five judges each for Monday.
Michael Bryan: CSW, Advanced Certificate with Merit, WSET; managing partner Vino Venue and the Atlanta Wine School, Certified Sommelier.
Eric Crane: Court of Master Sommelier, Advanced Sommelier (2013); U.S. Sommelier Championship, Finalist, 2010; Society of Wine Educators, Certified Specialist of Spirits (2010), Certified Wine Expert (2006); Director of Training and Business Development, Empire Distributors.
J. D. Doyle: A bartender, wine consultant, Food 101.
Debbie Jones: CSW, former wine consultant at Savor Boutique; wine consultant at Tower Beer, Wine & Spirits (Piedmont).
Greg McCluney: Wine writer, formerly Atlanta Wine Report, freelance wine, food and travel writer; frequent judge (Atlanta Wine Report panels); 2015.
Thomas Reagan: Wine journalist, judge and former (and founding) owner, Prestige Wine Wholesale.
Don Reddicks: Longtime Atlanta retailer, wine educator, with Harrys/Whole Foods for many years.
Bill Reynolds: CSW, WSET III and French Wine Scholar credentials.
David Harris: former owner Blackstock Vineyards, BS, viticulture and enology, California State University, Fresno,
Michelle Schreck: Vice President, Atlanta Improvement Company, an importer.
Bill Stack: Grape grower/vineyard owner, former partner with Tiger Mountain Vineyards, lawyer.
Beverly Taylor: wine journalist, frequent wine judge.
Theresa Turner: Frequent wine judge; flight attendant.
Kelly Wheeler: CSW and Kroger (Dunwoody) wine sommelier, former distributor owner.