World-Renowned Judges (2017)
CAROLE HACKETT (KY USA)
With a background in healthcare, Carole’s undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry has been valuable in her wine studies. Her interest in wine has led her to seek further education. Carole is a Certified Wine Judge with the American Wine Society. Carole has completed Level 2 of the WSET program with Merit. She is a member of Society of Wine Educators and enrolled in the Certified Specialist in Wine program. She enjoys judging amateur and commercial competitions. Her five years of judging experience have taken her through Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Missouri and Texas. Carole enjoys judging county fairs, regional festival events, state fairs, amateur competitions and international competitions. Currently, Carole presides as Chapter Chair of the AWS chapter in Frankfort, KY.