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Meet Our Judges

The Asia International Spirits Competition is the only International Beverage Competition judged by trade buyers who assess the product by category as well as actual price. If you’re looking to break into the Asia Market and have your products tasted by multiple trade buyers, this competition is for you. 

Below is our current roster of judges. Check back often for updates!

Adam Brough
Director

Previous Positions
Director

Certifications, Awards, & Credentials 
Certified Cicerone, wset level 1

What was the last boozy gift you bought for someone you cared about?
Ginsanity Club Box

Mark Brough
Director of The Tramline Liquor Co., Director of Ginsanity, & Director of Banter Limited

Previous Positions
Director of The Tramline Liquor Co.
Director of Ginsanity
Director of Banter Limited

Certifications, Awards, & Credentials 
WSET Level 1
Ciccerone Beer Server

What was the last boozy gift you bought for someone you cared about?
All the time! Probably gin.

Victoria Chow
Founder/Managing Director The Woods and Sip Straight

Certifications, Awards, & Credentials 
WSET Level 3
Forbes 30 Under 30
IWSC Future 50

What was the last boozy gift you bought for someone you cared about?
Apostoles Palo Cortado sherry

Antonio Lai
Owner of Tastings Group, Quinary / Origin / The Envoy / Draftland HK / Room 309 / Vea

Previous Positions
Bartender

Certifications, Awards, & Credentials 

2015 Diageo Reserve World Class Global Finals; World Class Hong Kong & Macau Champion & Best Bartender of The Year
2019 Asia’s 50 Best Bars: Quinary #10
2018 The Bar Awards Hong Kong & Macau: Bar of The Year and Best Creative Cocktail Bar
2018Asia’s 50 Best Bars: Quinary #15
2017 World’s 50 Best Bars (for the fifth consecutive year) #40

What was the last boozy gift you bought for someone you cared about?
Macallan 30 years