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Raimonds Tomsons Latest news of the sommellerie

Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of the World 2023

He had been dreaming about it since 2019 when he finished at the 3rd place of the competition in Antwerp, Raimonds Tomsons did it and became, on February 12th in Paris the 17th World's Best Sommelier. Although the French country, which organises the competition, came in large numbers to support its candidate Pascaline Lepeltier, it was on the 4th step that the sommelier lost out to the 3 finalists: Raimonds Tomsons, Best Sommelier of Europe 2017, Latvia, Nina Jensen, Denmark, both already finalists in the 2019 World Competition, and Reeze Choi, China.   Candidates under pressure The ASI... Read more


Le podium final où Raimonds Tomsons, pas encore 39 ans, fait figure de doyen. Latest news of the sommellerie

16th ASI contest of the Best Sommelier of the World:

Aged only 27 years and for his first presence on an ASI international event as a candidate, the German professional has transcended expectations in a contest marked by two records with 66 candidates...

Les quinze nouveaux Maîtres Sommeliers de l’UDSF réunis autour de leur président Philippe Faure-Brac. Latest news of the sommellerie

UDSF totals 314 Maîtres Sommeliers

Fifteen new members of the Union received the famous golden bunch during the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of this title organized in Bordeaux.   As Philippe Faure-Brac...

Piero Sattanino Latest news of the sommellerie

Three questions to Piero Sattanino

Short biography Spent his childhood in his parents and grandparents’s typical restaurant “Piola” of Turin.1961: passed the qualification of waiter and bartender after several experiences in France,...

Gérard Basset Latest news of the sommellerie

Extraordinary sommelier Gérard Basset has passed away

It is with great sadness that we learned that Gérard Basset passed away yesterday morning. We all knew he was suffering, and we all hoped that his toughness and his mental power would enable him to...

Abdelghafour Sadek Latest news of the sommellerie

Le Trophée Château Roslane du Meilleur Sommelier du Maroc 2018

The ASMA - Association of Sommeliers of Morocco, member of Association Sommellerie Internationale, organized on September 10th its national competition in the beautiful setting of the Château...

Gérard Basset Latest news of the sommellerie

Gérard Basset honoured with the MASI prize

In September, Isabella Bossi Fedrigotti, the President of the Masi Foundation, revealed the names of the five winners of the 37th Masi Prize. Among them, Gerard Basset won the International Civiltà...