World-Renowned Judges (2017)
KRISTIN KRAFT (PA USA)
AWS Certified; AWS President; Writer/Project Manager
Kristin has been a wine aficionado since she spent a semester in Paris during college. Her mission is to continually broaden her wine knowledge and to share that knowledge with others through wine writing, tastings, seminars and competitions. She currently is national president of the American Wine Society, where she has been a certified wine judge since 2010. Kristin has judged numerous competitions, from FLIWC to PA and NJ Farm Shows, and AWS commercial and amateur competitions at the regional and national level. She is a former wine writer for The Morning Call in Allentown and the Erie Times News.