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25 March 2017 / Cité Internationale / Lyon / France

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2017 Edition: And the World’s Best Wine is...
2017 Edition: And the World’s Best Wine is...

Published on 26/04/2017

The 8th edition of the Lyon International Competition took place on Saturday, 25 March 2017, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon.The 2017 edition demonstrated that the Competition is a rising star: 5800 wines were tasted! 800 tasters from France and around the world gathered to bestow 900 Gold ...

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L’Ecole du Vin de France new partner of the Lyon International Competition
L’Ecole du Vin de France new partner of the Lyon International Competition

Published on 28/02/2017

The 8th edition of the Lyon International Competition will be held on Saturday, 25 March 2017, 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 and our new partner, an opportunity to share its expertise ...

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Lyon International Competition: What’s new for the 2017 edition

Published on 16/12/2016

The 8th edition of the Lyon International Competition will be held on Saturday, 25 March 2017, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon.This competition, which is international in scope, will welcome more than 700 tasters whose task will be to taste and mark more than 5800 wines, beers and spirits. ...

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Gaëtan Bouvier, ‘Best Sommelier in France’ 2016
Gaëtan Bouvier, ‘Best Sommelier in France’ 2016

Published on 08/11/2016

Gaëtan Bouvier is the new ‘Best Sommelier in France’. The 32 year-old alumnus of the Lesdiguières Hotel School in Grenoble is now head sommelier at the Villa Florentine in the heights of Old Lyon.He is the winner of a competition that began in February, in Lyon, with a selection ...

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Results of the 7th Lyon International Competition: A Graves 2014 gets the Competition’s best score: 99/100!
Results of the 7th Lyon International Competition: A Graves 2014 gets the Competition’s best score: 99/100!

Published on 21/04/2016

The 7th edition of the Lyon International Competition was a great success: this battle between wines, beers and spirits from across the globe brought the wine world together on April 2nd at the Cité International de Lyon for the space of a few hours. This year’s biggest winner was a Graves ...

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7th edition of the Lyon International Competition (2 April 2016): The world of wine meets in Lyon to test cuvées from across the globe... along with beers and spirits.
7th edition of the Lyon International Competition (2 April 2016): The world of wine meets in Lyon to test cuvées from across the globe... along with beers and spirits.

Published on 19/01/2016

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! The tasting will take place on 2 April of this year, at the Cité Internationale in Lyon.In all, more than 4000 wines of all types (red, white, ...

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Special report on wine competitions in La Vigne magazine: The Lyon International Competition is given as an example!
Special report on wine competitions in La Vigne magazine: The Lyon International Competition is given as an example!

Published on 30/10/2015

This past October the wine world’s monthly magazine, La Vigne, devoted its special report to wine competitions. Reporter Chantal Sarrazin focused on new competitions that are just becoming well-known, and on more established competitions that stay in the limelight by innovating. The report uses ...

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Interview with a taster at this year’s Lyon International Competition
Interview with a taster at this year’s Lyon International Competition

Published on 30/06/2015

Introducing the taster LIC: Hello. Before we start talking about your participation in the Lyon International Competition and your impressions of the event, could you please introduce yourself? TS: Hello. My name is Théophile Schurra, I’m 21 years old and I’m studying engineering ...

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Results of the 6th Lyon International Competition:  A Monbazillac 2011 gets the Competition’s best score: 99/100!
Results of the 6th Lyon International Competition: A Monbazillac 2011 gets the Competition’s best score: 99/100!

Published on 25/03/2015

The 6th edition of the Lyon International Competition was a great success: the 21st March battle between wines, beers and spirits from across the globe brought the European wine world together at the Cité International de Lyon for the space of a few hours. This year’s major winner ...

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Denis Verneau, honorary president, head sommelier at Lyon’s ‘Mère Brazier’ restaurant 2 Michelin stars
Denis Verneau, honorary president, head sommelier at Lyon’s ‘Mère Brazier’ restaurant 2 Michelin stars

Published on 16/02/2015

This year the honorary president of the Lyon International Competition will be Denis Verneau, head sommelier at Lyon’s ‘Mère Brazier’ restaurant (2 Michelin stars). The enthusiastic and ever-so-professional wine-taster Denis Verneau was a finalist in the Best Sommelier of France ...

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