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Les 37 candidats réunis à l'issue des épreuves dans la cour du lycée Albert-de-Mun. Latest news of the sommellerie

One of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition

The sommelier class presided over by Philippe Faure-Brac recorded a drop in the number of participants in the first tests. This was due to the pandemic. However, the level of the participants was very high.   The 27th edition of the one of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition, the seventh for the sommelier class which was created in 2000, could have been a record for this profession. There were even more than 90 entrants. However, between the opening of registrations and the first round, the pandemic disrupted everything and, on the symbolic starting line drawn in Paris at the... Read more


Les membres de l'ASI Latest news of the sommellerie

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...

Paolo Basso entouré des étudiants. Latest news of the sommellerie

Sommelier, a profession of the future!

For decades, wine studies have been an important part of hotel education. Today, the sommellerie has evolved and brought its reputation to the highest level of excellence. There are now two state...

Giuseppe Vaccarini avec des confrères Meilleurs Sommeliers du Monde Philippe Faure-Brac et Serge Dubs. Latest news of the sommellerie

Questions to Giuseppe Vaccarini, BSOW 1978

  His path in short Giuseppe Vaccarini is a pioneer because he represents the emblem of modern sommellerie in Italy and in the world. The Best Sommelier of the World ASI 1978 in Estoril, Portugal...

Markus Del Monego, vainqueur du concours mondial en 1998, et Marc Almert font désormais de l’Allemagne un pays aussi titré que la Suède. Latest news of the sommellerie

His first impressions

What is the first thing you thought when the final result was announced? Disbelief. You work very long and hard for a chance to even reach the finals of such a prestigious competition, and then...

Le podium final où Raimonds Tomsons, pas encore 39 ans, fait figure de doyen. Latest news of the sommellerie

16th ASI contest of the Best Sommelier of the World:

Aged only 27 years and for his first presence on an ASI international event as a candidate, the German professional has transcended expectations in a contest marked by two records with 66 candidates...

Les quinze nouveaux Maîtres Sommeliers de l’UDSF réunis autour de leur président Philippe Faure-Brac. Latest news of the sommellerie

UDSF totals 314 Maîtres Sommeliers

Fifteen new members of the Union received the famous golden bunch during the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of this title organized in Bordeaux.   As Philippe Faure-Brac...