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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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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...

Michel Hermet, Franck Leroy (maire d’Epernay), Andres Rosberg, Philippe Faure-Brac et Serge Dubs Latest news of the sommellerie

First gala of UDSF in Paris, “a reinforced image”

Philippe Faure-Brac takes stock of the event that gathered over 500 people in the lounges of Pavillon Ledoyen, the three-starred restaurant on the Champs Elysées avenue. Just elected at the head...

Pascaline Lepeltier Latest news of the sommellerie

Pascaline Lepeltier, Master Sommelier

Detouring from a career as a university teacher, Loire native Pascaline Lepeltier began her obsession with wine upon obtaining a second master’s degree in hospitality management and then serving an...

M. Martin, député de la Marne, remettant la médaille de l'Ordre du Mérite Agricole à Yves Chapier en 2011 Latest news of the sommellerie

Yves Chapier

Discreet man but with sharp eyes evidencing a strong and determined character, Yves Chapier is a man of passion. His wine grower roots forged his personality and instilled in him the love for the...

La gagnante du concours, Julia Scavo et Edith Cayard, Présidente du Syndicat des Grandes Marques de Porto. Latest news of the sommellerie

Julia Scavo crowned Master of Port

Double bronze medallist of the A.S.I. Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe, the Romanian sommelier won in Paris the 17th edition of the Master of Port. A very first for a woman! Just after the...

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