Prix Le MONTRACHET 2017 will honor the sommeliers working in Norway

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 and Germany the Prix Le Montrachet 2017 will honor the sommeliers working in Norway

The winners will receive the Prix Le Montrachet Trophy, a certificate, and a three day stay at Hôtel Le Montrachet including meetings with some of the best vignerons of Côte de Beaune and a case among the best wines of Burgundy.

Fouding Committee :

Jean-Pierre Faraut, Président

André Berthier, Sommelier,

Thierry Gazagnes, Hôtel Restaurant Le Montrachet

Thierry Gaudillère, Bourgogne Aujourd’hui magazine,

Olivier Leflaive, Vigneron à Puligny Montrachet,

Jean-Claude Wallerand, a leading figure among the sommeliers

International Jury :

Alain Suguenot, Mayor of Beaune,

Peter Hambro, Président, Grand amateur, Chairman of Petropavlovsk Mining, London and Moscow,

Adam Brett Smith, Corney & Barrow, London

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 the US,

Antonio Rios Amorim, President Corticeira Amorim, first producer of corks, Paio de Oleiros, Portugal,

Enzo Vizzari, President, Director of the Restaurants and Wines guides of L’Espresso.

Norwegian Jury

Liora Levi, the vice president of the Norwegian Sommeliers Association, wine journalist in several magazines, online and on TV, president of the Norwegian jury,

Merete Bø, wine writer in the main Norwegian finance newspaper, ex vice president of the Norwegian Sommeliers Association,

Karin Deljeborn, owner/sommelier at the leading wine bar Territoriet.

Special advisor

Anthony Hanson, British Master of Wine and Chritie’s Wine specialist.

Coordinator in Norway: Jo Rodin

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