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Gerard’s memorial at Winchester Cathedral

The weather had forecast rain for June 14, but the sun shone on the beautiful city of Winchester steeped in history and especially in great memories for the Basset family. It was in Winchester that Gérard created the very first Hotel du Vin. It was in Winchester that Gerard married Nina. It was in Winchester that Romané, his son, was baptized. It thus was in Winchester that his family and friends from around the world paid him a last tribute. The Cathedral was crowded. More than 600 people had come to show Nina and Romané, but also to all England, who had made an OBE (Officer of the British... Read more

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Extraordinary sommelier Gérard Basset has passed away

It is with great sadness that we learned that Gérard Basset passed away yesterday morning. We all knew he was suffering, and we all hoped that his toughness and his mental power would enable him to...

Abdelghafour Sadek Latest news of the sommellerie

Le Trophée Château Roslane du Meilleur Sommelier du Maroc 2018

The ASMA - Association of Sommeliers of Morocco, member of Association Sommellerie Internationale, organized on September 10th its national competition in the beautiful setting of the Château...

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Gérard Basset honoured with the MASI prize

In September, Isabella Bossi Fedrigotti, the President of the Masi Foundation, revealed the names of the five winners of the 37th Masi Prize. Among them, Gerard Basset won the International Civiltà...

Wataru Iwata Latest news of the sommellerie

ASI Competition of the Best Sommelier of Asia&Oceania in Kyoto

Twelve countries, twenty-four candidates, a finalist from Malaysia and a third Japanese success in the fourth edition of this competition, these are some of the highlights of a contests whose level...

Gaëtan Bouvier, Pascaline Lepeltier et Philippe Faure-Brac. Latest news of the sommellerie

Pascaline Lepeltier, Best Sommelier of France 2018

Sunday, November 11, during the EquipHotel trade fair, Pascaline Lepeltier won the competition of the Best Sommelier of France 2018, succeeding Gaëtan Bouvier, sommelier in Lyon, France.   In...

Le bureau de l’ASI au complet a défendu sa première année de bilan et beaucoup parlé d’avenir. Latest news of the sommellerie

Georgia: host to the ‘Association de la Sommellerie International’ AGM

In this country whose wine-making culture dates back over 8,000 years, delegates from 37 countries joined together to look at the first year of office of the association’s new president, Andres...

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