The Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow continues its tradition of putting young and gifted in the spotlight: in March 2013 the second Fresh Faces Young Sommelier Competition will take place at and with the support of the hotel. The competition is aimed at giving the chance to young sommeliers, who are only making their first steps or already showed themselves to good advantage, express their true passion for wine and outstanding skills in front of an authoritative international jury!
The contest is designed for people below 30 years old with certification of wine education, whose work experience in wine business is not more than 3 years.
The authoritative jury will include: legendary wine-maker from Burgenland (Austria) – Martin Pasler, representative of the worldwide known wine dynasty Torres (Spain), professor and Trophee Ruinart winner from the leading German hotel business school - Hotelfachschule Heidelberg - Dominik Trick and famous Russian wine critics, journalist and experts.
Fresh Faces Young Sommelier Competition will be held from the 15th of March at the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow until the 17th of March.
On the 15th of March exciting wine workshops will be conducted by judges during which the participants can upgrade & refresh their knowledge, learn something new from each other, take active participation in quizzes & tasks, work in teams and brainstorm, discuss difficult questions with experts of the filed.
The Competition as such will be held on the 16-17th of March and is separated into three competition parts.
The participants will face test with questions, which will help to reveal their level of knowledge as well as wine tasting. Other tasks are focused on displaying perfection at serving wine and personal style. At the final stage taking place on the 17th of March the contestants will be offered to show their skills during improvised guest visit to the restaurant, as well as undergo blind degustation in front of an audience.
The finalists of the contest will not only be praised by the Russian and international experts, but also receive exciting prizes – like mesmerizing international professional trips.
Date: 16-17 March 2013 (March 15th – Wine Workshops)
Venue: Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
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