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Europe's Best Sommelier '2008 - Finals

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The final round of “Europe's Best Sommelier '2008” competition took place in the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” at 14 o’clock on the 19th of May. The winner was announced at the official ceremony. Isa Ball from Turkey took the great prize. Paolo Basso from Switzerland and Eric Zwiebel from France took the second and the third position. The contest was arranged like a spectacular show. Representatives of Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, France, Norway, Finland, Portuguese, Turkey and Sweden passed the first round, which took place in Kempinski - Zografski Hotel on the 17th of May.

Golden phiale replicating an item from the Panagyurishte treasures of Ancient Thrace became a trophy of the prestigious contest. The finalists and the participants in the competition put their autographs on the throne, made by Modeco International especially for the “Europe's Best Sommelier '2008” contest.

The winner, Isa Ball, was warded with а special bottle of wine by Shiraz of Peter Lehmann Wines, Australia. He dedicated his prize to the Balkans.


Sofia 17/10/2012 21:07



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