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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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Emma Bastide a notamment été félicitée par Robert Desbureaux, l’un de ses professeurs à Toulouse et président de l’association des sommeliers-formateurs. Latest news of the sommellerie

Parity at the Jura Wine Trophy

Emma Bastide in the student sommelier category and Alexis Attal in the Professional category have won the contest organized during the Percée du Vin Jaune event. The 14th edition of the...

Les délégués de l’UDSF étaient réunis à Poligny dans un lycée professionnel hôtelier qui a longtemps formé de jeunes sommeliers. Latest news of the sommellerie

UDSF board meeting

The day after the Percée du Vin Jaune event, the association of Sommeliers from Jura-Franche Comté welcomed the French Sommellerie for a board meeting presided over by Philippe Faure-Brac.   The...

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Dominique Milardi, new president of the sommeliers of Monaco

The head sommelier of Meridien Beach Plazza succeeds Patrice Frank who works at Hôtel de Paris and who finishes his third term of presidency.   After nine years spent at the head of the...

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Best Craftsmen of France Sommelier

For the 70 candidates present in Montpellier for the first stage of the contest, the tests concealed some unexpected tricks. But at each stage it was the professional experience that was concerned...

De gauche à droite : Christophe Chiorboli, Freddy Faverot, Christophe Giraud, Franck Houel, Joël Guerini et Hervé Fort, président du jury. Latest news of the sommellerie

The Corsican sommellerie shows its dynamism

2017 finished brilliantly with the prize giving of the competition that rewards the best wine lists of the island and during masterclasses hosted by three top sommeliers.   Once the summer fever...

Outre les débats traditionnels qui accompagnent une assemblée, les membres de l'UDSF ont découvert le vignoble auvergnat en visitant notamment la cave Saint-Verny. Latest news of the sommellerie

UDSF general meeting in Clermont-Ferrand.

At the end of his first year at the presidency of the Union of French Sommellerie (UDSF) Philippe Faure-Brac and the members of UDSF gathered at Clermont-Ferrand. Some hundred participants have been...