Browsing: Wine Sommelier

Wineries in Salta The viticultural business is located mainly in the Calchaquí Valleys, a system of interconnecting valleys stretching 270 km, that it shares with the…

Serge Dubs. A name evocative of supremacy in the world of sommellerie. Best Sommelier of France in 1983, of Europe in 1988, then of the World…

Best Sommelier of France 1976 and Best Sommelier of the World 1983, Jean-Luc Pouteau, now 73 years old, worked in restaurants (La Marée, le Pré Catelan…

Giuseppe Vaccarini is an Italian sommelier, winner of the Best Sommelier of the World A.S.I. 1978 competition and President for two mandates, from 1996 to 2004,…

Piero Sattanino, who graduated Best Sommelier in the World in 1971, takes his first steps in his parents’ tavern in the outskirts of Turin. He attended…

Armand Melkonian was 31 years old when he won the first edition of the Best Sommelier of the World Championship in 1969 hosted in Brussels! Although…

Shinya Tasaki was a teenager when he made his first solo trip to France in 1977. Even back then, he was so eager to learn about…

In 2009 I entered my first competition, The Best Sommelier of Sweden. To much surprise (myself more than anyone), I finished in second place. I was…

Paolo Basso is an Italian-Swiss sommelier and one of the six sommeliers in the world who has won the titles “Best Sommelier of Europe” in 2010…

When Marc Almert became one of the youngest ever winners of the Best Sommelier of the World contest aged just 27, no-one was more surprised than…