Jill Blume, Judge, Enology Specialist / Educator

Jill Blume is the enology specialist in the Department of Food Science at Purdue University. With over 25 years of experience in cold-hardy hybrid grape varietals, she is a seasoned wine industry educator responsible for enhancing wine quality through workshops, quick tips, sensory evaluations, and laboratory analyses. Jill manages the Purdue enology lab and pilot winery, mentors college students in the lab and vineyard, and evaluates wine at several competitions each year.

Pacific Rim Wine Competition