The competition that will crown The World’s Best Sommelier will take place on April 22nd, 2013.
This competition will be co-hosted by the UK Sommelier Association at the Park Lane Sheraton Hotel in London, England.
Professional sommeliers from thirty-one different countries will contend for the prestigious title.
We are very happy to be attending and representing Canada at this year’s event.
During the day, many well known wine producers will be showcasing their spectacular wines.
This year’s special theme will be the wines and foods of Italy.
22 April 2013
The Best Sommelier in the World
London, Hotel Park Lane
Luca Martini is The Best Sommelier in the World 2013
Andrea Tonicello (Canada) and the winner Luca Martini (Italy)
List of participants:
Albania: Sokol Mdreko
Belgium: Carlo Ferrigno
Brazil: Athila Ross, Diego Dequigiovanni
Canada: Andrea Tonicello
China: Cheng Yi Chen
Czech Republic: Stepan Zraly
France: Jonathan Fillion
Germany: Vasilica Marinella Ardelean
Italy: Andrea Balleri, Dennis Metz, Luca Martini
Latvia: Maksims Merkulovs, Galvin Windows
Mexico: Juan Carlos Flores Mazon
Peru: Fernando Cubas
Russia: Denis Ovcharenko
San Marino: Elida Sota
Singapore: Matteo Lussana
Slovenia: David Vasiljevic
South Korea: Oliver Brandeburg
Switzerland: Angelo De Raimondo, Giuseppe Albaceli
USA: Diego Maraviglia
UK: Sam McDonald