As the 2019 harvest will be coming to a close, the Association de la sommellerie internationale will be coming together in Reims, Champagne, to celebrate five decades of growth and look ahead to an exciting future. This major gathering of the sommelier world will begin with the Annual General Assembly, on October 5-6. Then, the official celebrations of the association’s 50th anniversary, celebrated in the place where it all began, in June 1969, will take place on October 7-8. Major tastings, visits and master classes will mark the occasion, among other grand events celebrating the Association’s history and the growth of the sommelier profession. Please save the date and plan to attend. The complete program of events will be made public shortly.