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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

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Les membres du nouveau bureau de l’UDSF avec, de gauche à droite, Frédéric Devautour, Arnaud Fatôme, Philippe Faure-Brac, Fabrice Sommier et Antoine Woerlé. Latest news of the sommellerie

UDSF met in Lyon

Within a few hours time, the members of UDSF participated in an elective general assembly and then joined the Abbey of Collonges to celebrate the half-century of existence of the association that...

Le bureau de l’ASI devant le domaine. Latest news of the sommellerie

ASI at Klein Constantia

Last January, the members of the Board of Association de la Sommellerie Internationale, then of the Technical Committee of the Contest of the Best Sommelier of the World 2019, gathered in South...

Les membres de l'ASI Latest news of the sommellerie

Gerard’s memorial at Winchester Cathedral

The weather had forecast rain for June 14, but the sun shone on the beautiful city of Winchester steeped in history and especially in great memories for the Basset family. It was in Winchester that...

Paolo Basso entouré des étudiants. Latest news of the sommellerie

Sommelier, a profession of the future!

For decades, wine studies have been an important part of hotel education. Today, the sommellerie has evolved and brought its reputation to the highest level of excellence. There are now two state...

Giuseppe Vaccarini avec des confrères Meilleurs Sommeliers du Monde Philippe Faure-Brac et Serge Dubs. Latest news of the sommellerie

Questions to Giuseppe Vaccarini, BSOW 1978

  His path in short Giuseppe Vaccarini is a pioneer because he represents the emblem of modern sommellerie in Italy and in the world. The Best Sommelier of the World ASI 1978 in Estoril, Portugal...

Markus Del Monego, vainqueur du concours mondial en 1998, et Marc Almert font désormais de l’Allemagne un pays aussi titré que la Suède. Latest news of the sommellerie

His first impressions

What is the first thing you thought when the final result was announced? Disbelief. You work very long and hard for a chance to even reach the finals of such a prestigious competition, and then...