The Irish Guild of Sommeliers will hold the competition to find the Best Sommelier in Ireland  in The  Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 on Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at 10am. The winner will represent Ireland at the Best Sommelier in the World Competition which will be held in Japan in March 2013. The Council of the Guild is delighted to have Mr. Gerard Basset, MS, MW, Wine MBA, O.B.E., Best Sommelier in the World 2010, on the panel of judges for the final.

The Council wish to invite all members of the Guild who are eligible to represent Ireland to enter the competition. The format of the competition will consist of a general round of tests for all entrants in the morning, with the top three competitors going through to the final in the afternoon. Full sommelier uniform required.

Please return the completed application form  to Mr. Andrew O’Gorman, Guild Secretary.

Further details under News/Training/Competitions on this website

Gérard Basset Best Sommelier in the World on stage just after winning in Santiago, Chile, April 2010.

Also in Photo Andrew O’ Gorman, Irish Guild of Sommeliers.