ASI welcomes USA as an Observer Member. The successful nomination of Best USA Sommelier Association solidifies ASI’s already strong position as the only global sommelier organization recognized by OIV.
Zimbabwe may be a small nation and the latest ASI observer member, but our sommeliers can make global headlines. The documentary Blind Ambition, following four Zimbabwean sommeliers on their way the to Olympics of blind tasting was premièred at the Tribeca Festival and received the Audience Award, a very promising support for its global distribution.
You can find the results here: https://tribecafilm.com/news/the-2021-audience-award-winners-are
And the official trailer here: https://youtu.be/7lVoW9_VkZY
The rights to host the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2024 Contest was awarded to Serbia, while rights to host the General Assembly in 2024 and 2025 were awarded to Monaco and South Africa, respectively.