Julia Nourney is an independent spirits consultant based in Germany who has been involved with spirits for 30 years. For the last decade Julia has been a spirit judge for both IWSC and ADI. She has a fantastic palate and she regularly co-teaches a Nosing for Faults seminar with Nancy Fraley.

She is extremely knowledgeable in whisky cognac and cask management and runs regular workshops and masterclasses for the Craft Distilling Expo. Julia is a Rectifier of the Gin Guild.