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Christine Parkinson has not only written the rule book on pairing Chinese food with wine, but she is also an active supporter of the wider industry. The judges described her as "inspirational" and a "genius".
Parkinson is group wine buyer across Hakkasan's 13 restaurants in London, America, the Middle East, India and China, having joined the company in 2001 after working as a chef and in management.
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