The aim of the Bootcamp is to provide sommeliers from around the world with a high quality, intensive 3 days of masterclasses, workshops and tastings. Since the Bootcamp targets a larger group of sommeliers, the focus tends to be more towards the educational purpose of the event than to the competition preparation. Moreover, it is essential to welcome new and young sommeliers who did not get the chance, so far, to attend such an event.
- WThe Masterclasses are prepared and hosted by first class tutors and selected ASI partners.
- WSommeliers can apply through their respective national associations that are members of ASI.
Bootcamp has been such a great success that it has been decided to carry on with the project as an annual event: each year it will change the continent to give sommeliers access to this educational initiative worldwide.
See the highlights of ASI Bootcamp Asia&Oceania 2022 //
See the highlights of the first Bootcamp by ASI //
4th-5th July 2023 (+5-6th July Wine Symposium held by Finnish Sommelier Association)
GA, Helsinki, Finland
29th October- 1st November 2023
Bootcamp Americas, Quito, Ecuador
22nd-24th February 2024
4th March 2024
ASI Diploma exam
10th-15th November 2024
Best Sommelier Europe & Africa 2024, Belgrade, Serbia
Bootcamp Europe and Africa 2024
To come 2025 & 2026 TBC
Best Sommelier Americas
Best Sommelier Asia & Pacific
Bootcamp Asia & Pacific
Best Sommelier of the World
Cape Town GA May 2025