Dr. Chris Taylor, Judge

Chris Taylor, Ph.D. is an award winning researcher and wine educator whose expertise is in wine and wine marketing. Dr. Taylor has been long active in the Texas wine industry and was a manager for Glazer’s Domaines & Estates division, prior to the merger with Southern. He also held several positions at Eastern New Mexico University, including Dean of the business college. Currently, he is a tenured professor at the internationally recognized Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston, where he is also the Director of the Beverage Management Program and the ji Parks Wine Cellar.

Pacific Rim Wine Competition