Training/Competitions

BEST SOMMELIER IN IRELAND COMPETITION 2012

28th June 2012/30th July,2012

Dear Colleague,

The Irish Guild of Sommeliers will hold the competition to find the Best Sommelier in Ireland  in The St. 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 O.B.E., Best Sommelier in the World, 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.

The Guild has organised a pre-competition training day for all entrants. This will be held on Monday 3rd September 2012 at 10am in The Training Bar in DIT, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. Entrance is free for members. Non members €20.

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

I encourage you to avail of this opportunity to develop your sommelier skills and the chance to represent your country at the most prestigious competition in the World.

I wish all competitors every success.

Yours sincerely,

Mary O’Callaghan,

President,

Irish Guild of Sommeliers.

Further information: Mary O’Callaghan 0872731344  Andy O’Gorman  0877912262

BEST SOMMELIER IN IRELAND COMPETITION 2012

Application Form

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Completed forms to be forwarded  to:

Andy O’Gorman

Secretary Irish Guild of Sommeliers

104 Calderwood Road

Griffith Avenue

Dublin 9