The Association of Sommeliers of Ukraine, an ASI member organization, has completed its “Best Sommelier of Ukraine” competition for 2019. The competition was held on April 23 at the Khreshchatyk Hotel in Kiev, with 83 participants vying for the title. александр меер (Aleksandr Meier), the sommelier at Kiev restaurant Vino e Cucina, was ultimately declared the winner. He is the 17th Ukranian to earn that country’s top sommelier award. The entire Association of Sommeliers of Ukraine organization congratulates Aleksandr on his fine performance and wishes him many victories in the future competitions to come.