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  • Live stream: finals of ASI Contest Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2021

    Friday, November 19th 2021 at 12.30 h CET The ASI Contest Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa brings together the top three candidates in a live on-stage competition that challenges their knowledge, service skills and tasting abilities. Follow the live stream right here

  • The Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa comes into focus

    Preparations are in full swing for one of the most prestigious events on the ASI calendar: the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa contest. Georgios Kassianos, President of the host nation’s Cyprus Sommeliers Association, expects 40 candidates from as many as 40 different nations to vie for the crown. This edition of the contest can…

  • ASI Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2020

    ASI Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2020 to be held in Cyprus “1 Year to Go!” Limassol, Cyprus — Candidates from 3 African and 37 European countries will soon be squaring off in Cyprus for the title of “ASI Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2020.” The competition, to be held…

  • The new Champion: Marc Almert from Germany

    2019 ASI Best Sommelier of the World The audience of over 1,000 people cheered, laughed and applauded loudly during a stellar performance by Marc Almert, the candidate from Germany and sommelier at the Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, as he went through test after test with a remarkable combination of precision and charm.…

  • Wataru Iwata is the Best Sommelier of Asia & Oceania 2018

    An audience of over 800 people saw the thrilling final live in Kyoto Wataru Iwata from Japan became the ASI Best Sommelier of Asia & Oceania 2018, following a thrilling and hard-fought final that concluded three days of competition in Kyoto, Japan. Thanks to this victory, the 29 year-old native of Kyoto automatically qualifies for…

  • Contest Best Sommelier of the World 2019

    Marc Almert from Germany is the new ASI Best Sommelier of the World Photo: Jean Bernard Sommelier from Germany takes the most coveted title in the profession after facing a record number of candidates, through three rounds of fierce competition in Belgium. At the end of a final round where the three top competitors had…

  • ASI & APAS contest of the best Sommelier of the Americas – Canada 2018

    ASI & APAS Best Sommelier of the Americas, Canada 2018 contest was organized by the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) and the Alianza Panamericana de Sommeliers (APAS) with the logistic support of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS/ACSP) from May 22nd to May 24th 2018. The contest was held in Montréal and 10…