Lyon is recognised as the capital of gastronomy and good taste, and so it was only natural that the city should be a showcase for the world’s best wines, and since 2015 the selection of the best beers, drinks and spirits
The Concours International de Lyon has a reputation in keeping with its prestigious partners: Les Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, the Association des Sommeliers de Rhône Alpes, Metro, and Global Wine and Spirits. The enthusiasm for this competition is widespread.
In 2015, some 4570 samples from 19 countries were tasted, and millions of bottles won medals.
In 2016, something new and special for the 600 tasters participating in the event.The 2016 edition of the Lyon International Competition is about to begin!...Special report on wine competitions in La Vigne magazine: The Lyon International Competition is given as an example!
This past October the wine world’s monthly magazine, La Vigne, devoted its special report to wine competitions. Reporter Chantal Sarrazin focused...Interview with a taster at this year’s Lyon International Competition
Introducing the taster LIC: Hello. Before we start talking about your participation in the Lyon International Competition and your impressions of the...
Toque blanche means «chef’s hat», and this is the name of an association of great chefs from Lyon who are also jury members at the competition.
The ASLERA (Association of Sommeliers from Lyon and Rhône–Alpes) brings to the competition its active support. Many sommeliers are present the day of the wine tasting. Their expertise and their perfect knowledge of consumer tastes is a further guarantee of the quality of the wine selection.
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