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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


Piero Sattanino Latest news of the sommellerie

Three questions to Piero Sattanino

Short biography Spent his childhood in his parents and grandparents’s typical restaurant “Piola” of Turin.1961: passed the qualification of waiter and bartender after several experiences in France,...

Gérard Basset Latest news of the sommellerie

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...

Gérard Basset Latest news of the sommellerie

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...