Prix Le MONTRACHET 2019 will honor the sommeliers working in Monaco

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, Norway and Shanghai, the Prix Le Montachet 2019 will honor the sommeliers working in Monaco.

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.

Yi Wang,  王颐 President, International Wine and Food Society (IWFS), Shanghai Branch.

Jury in Monaco

Guy Thomas Levy Soussan, Président du Wine and Business club de Monaco, Président.

Christophe Navarre, Figure du monde des vins et spiritueux, Président et membre du conseil de surveillance de Vinexpo et de Heineken, ancien PDG de Moët Hennessy.

Anthony Torriani, co-fondateur du Wine and Spirits Association of Monaco et, Administrateur Délégué de Monaco Asset Management.

Special advisors

Anthony Hanson, Master of Wine and Christie’s Wine specialist; London,

Jo Rodin, grand amateur, Oslo and Puligny Montrachet.

Coordinateurs à Monaco

Patrice Frank

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