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Sommellerie Trophy for 2019: Congratulations to the winners!
Sommellerie Trophy for 2019: Congratulations to the winners!

Published on 01/04/2019

On Saturday, 23 March, the Sommellerie Trophy for 2019 was presented to the award-winners: Eva Bouchet & Andréane Fondimare who wrote a complete report on the wines of Serbia and presented it to a jury. Along with the trophy, they received a €1000 check to use for a trip to discover ...

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The Lyon International Competition is celebrating its tenth anniversary!
The Lyon International Competition is celebrating its tenth anniversary!

Published on 14/01/2019

Lyon is well-known as the capital of the senses and particularly the sense of taste, so the city is a perfect place for the selection of the world’s best wines, and since 2015 the world’s best spirits and beers as well. In 2018, 850 tasters had the pleasure of tasting 6860 samples from 36 ...

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Pascaline Lepeltier named Best Sommelier in France 2018!
Pascaline Lepeltier named Best Sommelier in France 2018!

Published on 16/11/2018

On Sunday, November 11th at the Equip’Hôtel trade show, Pascaline Lepeltier won the Best Sommelier in France 2018 competition, following in the footsteps of the Lyon sommelier Gaëtan Bouvier. The 30th Best Sommelier in France competition: A topflight edition On Sunday, November 11th, ...

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Congratulations to the 4 award-winners in the MOF Sommellerie competition!
Congratulations to the 4 award-winners in the MOF Sommellerie competition!

Published on 29/10/2018

The final of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Sommellerie 2018 competition is now over and four award-winners have been designated. After deliberating, the jury has designated four award-winners: Pascaline Lepeltier (Racines in New-York), Eric Goettelmann (Bernard Loiseau corporation in Saulieu), ...

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Laurent Derhé, Best Sommelier in France, is the Honorary President of this 9th edition
Laurent Derhé, Best Sommelier in France, is the Honorary President of this 9th edition

Published on 04/10/2018

Laurent Derhé, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Sommelier (Best Sommelier in France) 2007, and President of the Association des Sommeliers Lyonnais et Rhône-Alpes since 2014, will be the Lyon International Competition’s honorary president in 2019. Laurent Derhé began his career ...

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Publication in Cuisine et Vins de France magazine
Publication in Cuisine et Vins de France magazine

Published on 03/09/2018

Découvrez la publicité pour les vins médaillés du Concours International de Lyon dans l'édition de Septembre/Octobre de Cuisine et Vins de France ! ...

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2018 Edition: Record number of samples tasted!
2018 Edition: Record number of samples tasted!

Published on 09/04/2018

The 9th edition of the Lyon International Competition took place on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon. 6860 samples were tasted by the 850 tasters from France and elsewhere, under the supervision of an independent inspector. TSUYOSHI ARAI, a Michelin-starred ...

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‘Wine and the digital world, implementation and perspectives’
‘Wine and the digital world, implementation and perspectives’

Published on 14/02/2018

The 9th edition of the Lyon International Competition will be held on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon. The event will give L’Ecole du Vin de France, a training organisation well-known in the Lyon area, an opportunity to share its expertise with you. Our partnership ...

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Tsuyoshi Arai, Lyon’s Michelin-starred chef, is the Honorary President of this 9th edition
Tsuyoshi Arai, Lyon’s Michelin-starred chef, is the Honorary President of this 9th edition

Published on 31/01/2018

Born in Yamanashi, Japan, Tsuyoshi Arai earned his stripes as a chef under Hiroyuki Sakai, a great name in French gastronomy in Japan. Tsuyoshi Arai, who has proudly displayed his Michelin star since 2011, likes to join together the two countries dear to his heart: Japan and France. He refers to his ...

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Lyon International Competition: What’s new for the 2018 edition
Lyon International Competition: What’s new for the 2018 edition

Published on 15/01/2018

The 9th edition of the Lyon International Competition will be held on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon. This competition, which is international in scope, will welcome 800 tasters from across the world whose task will be to taste and mark more than 7000 wines, beers ...

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