Prix Le MONTRACHET 2018 will honor the sommeliers working in Shanghai
Created by The Hotel Restaurant LE MONTRACHET in Puligny Montrachet the Prix Le Montrachet is an annual award given to a sommelier working in a region or a city of the world.
After Switzerland, Belgium, London, Moscow, Italy, Los Angeles, Germany and Norway the Prix Le Montachet 2018 will honor the sommeliers working in Shanghai.
The winner receives a trophy as a mark of his or her victory which will be given in their city where the committee will organize a reception with a group of winemakers. The winner and the best candidates will receive a case of selected crus from Côtes de Beaune, and the winner will also receive an invitation to stay a few days at Hôtel Le Montrachet where contacts, visits and tastings will be especially organized.
Fouding Committee :
Jean-Pierre Faraut, President
André Berthier, Sommelier,
Jean-Michel Chartron, Winemaker, Puligny Montrachet,
Thierry Gazagnes, Hôtel Restaurant Le Montrachet
Olivier Leflaive, Winemaker, Puligny Montrachet,
Jean-Claude Wallerand, a leading figure among the sommeliers
International Jury :
Alain Suguenot, Mayor of Beaune, France,
Peter Hambro, President, Grand amateur, London, England,
Adam Brett Smith, Corney & Barrow, London, England
François Mauss, President and founder of Grand Jury Européen and of the World Wine Symposium, Luxemburg,
Giorgio Pinchiorri, owner of the worlwide famous Enoteca in Florence,
Wolfgang Puck, a leading figure in the restaurants business in Los Angeles and the US,
Antonio Rios Amorim, President Corticeira Amorim, leading producer of corks, Paio de Oleiros, Portugal,
Enzo Vizzari, President, Director of the Restaurants and Wines guides of L’Espresso.
Jury in Shanghai
Mr. Yi Wang, President, International Food and Wine Society (IWFS), Shanghai Branch ,
Ms. Sunny Zhang, Founder of Pinor Sommelier,
Mr. Liwen Hao (Martin Hao), Founder of HappyVino Wine Education. Asian Wine and Sake Reviewer and Brand Ambassador for ROBERT PARKER WINE ADVOCATE. Noted Wine Writer and Educator. Author of Whys in Wines and The Footprints in the Vineyards. Editor of World Atlas of Whisky (Chinese Version). Staring in wine education video “Wine Connoisseur”, with more than one million viewer.
Anthony Hanson, Master of Wine and Christie’s Wine specialist; London,
Jo Rodin, grand amateur, Oslo and Puligny Montrachet.
Coordinator in Shanghai: Lu Yang , Wine Director of Worldwide Hotel Group firstname.lastname@example.org