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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 huit candidats réunis autour de Fabrice Sommier, directeur des concours de l’UDSF. Latest news of the sommellerie

ASI Certification

Eight candidates sat the tests in Paris. A very first that shows the interest of the professionals for this diploma that already has an international reputation.   Six years after the creation of...

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New image of ASI

After a few months of hard work by both the ASI P.R., Communications and Marketing Committee and the Board, ASI is finally pleased to present the final logo, approved by its members. Voting for a...

Lendl Mijnhijmer Latest news of the sommellerie

Lendl Mijnhijmer is the best sommelier in the Netherlands

Lendl Mijnhijmer of Restaurant TwentySeven has recently won the Dutch Championship for Sommeliers, the Trophée Henriot, at the Leerhotel het Klooster in Amersfoort. During a grand gala dinner that...

Trois des quatre vainqueurs canadiens du concours du Meilleur Sommelier des Amériques : Elyse Lambert, Pier-Alexis Soulière et Véronique Rivest. Latest news of the sommellerie

5th ASI & APAS Contest of the Best Sommelier of the Americas

Aged 30, Quebecker joins his compatriots Ghislain Caron, Elyse Lambert and Véronique Rivest on the list of winners of a challenge that confirms the advent of North- and South-American sommeliers with...

Les candidats ont disputé les premières épreuves de sélection au Cercle national des armées qui accueille habituellement la phase finale du Master of Port. Latest news of the sommellerie

Selection for the Best Sommelier of France 2018

Thirty-nine candidates participated in the selection organized in Paris, and although the favourites are among the semifinalists, some feminine surprises appear. They will all meet again on September...

Vuk Vuletic au test de décantation. Latest news of the sommellerie


In mid-November, Serbian Sommelier Association (SERSA) organized the 7th National Sommelier Competition in Belgrade and the winner was Vuk Vuletić, 26-year-old sommelier from Belgrade. Contest was...