Piotr Pietras MS

Jury member


Piotr Pietras MS is a founder and managing director of Terroirysci, an import project focusing on organic and biodynamic wines, and co-owner of Kontakt Wino & Bistro, a wine bar and bistro in the very heart of Warsaw.

Before returning to his native Poland, Piotr worked as the director of wine at the Michelin-starred restaurant HIDE and as the head sommelier at Launceston Place, Maze by Gordon Ramsay, and Corrigan’s Mayfair.

Piotr has also successfully competed as a sommelier internationally, coming second at the ASI Best Sommelier of Europe in 2017, and the Chaine des Rotisseurs Best Young Sommelier of the World 2017. He holds a BA in hotel management and became a Master Sommelier in 2017, winning the Amorim Taster of the Year scholarship for the highest blind tasting score.

Piotr is also a judge for the Decanter World Wine Awards and IWSC (International Wine & Spirits Competition) and a lecturer at the Court of Master Sommeliers.