Jill Blume, Judge
Jill is the enology specialist in the Department of Food Science at Purdue University. As a member of the Purdue Wine Grape Time she is responsible for enhancing the quality of Indiana wines through workshops, sensory evaluations and laboratory analyses. Jill is executive director of the INDY International Wine Competition and assistant instructor for FS470 Wine Appreciation, voted Best Class at Purdue. She manages the enology laboratory and pilot winery, and enjoys judging wine at several competitions each year.