ASIAN WINE REVIEW
2018 JUDGING PANEL
Founder & Director | BEE Drinks Global
Over the past twelve years Francesca’s career has spanned three continents and multiple disciplines within the global wine industry – from brand management to PR, from winemaking to marketing.
In that time, she has worked for some of the most renowned names in the industry, including Francois Lurton in Argentina, Miguel Torres in Spain, Liberty Wines in the U.K. and ASC Fine Wines in Hong Kong. In 2013, she founded BEE Drinks Global, a wine consultancy company based in Hong Kong and working across markets in Asia.
Francesca holds the WSET Level 4 Diploma, is a certified teacher of WSET awards and is currently studying for the prestigious Master of Wine examination. Widely travelled, she has gained first hand experience in the majority of the world’s leading wine regions giving her unique insight that carries through in all her work.
Currently she is heading up brand management in Asia for a select portfolio of wineries, as well as teaching regular wine classes, training a number of Hong Kong’s restaurant groups, and helping importers around Asia to develop and diversify their portfolios.