UK Sommelier of the Year 2018
The UK Sommelier of the Year competition is widely regarded as the premier accolade in UK wine service. The competition is open to professional sommeliers and waiting staff working in the UK and will award its 39th recipient in 2018. Past winners include such luminaries of the UK wine landscape as Gerard Basset, Nicolas Clerc, Ronan Sayburn and Xavier Rousset.
An initial paper-based judging stage leads to four nationwide regional heats in April. The winner, and highest runners-up from all regional heats, will progress to the finals day, which takes place at the Savoy in London on 16 July and culminates in a gala reception, at which the 2018 winner will be announced.
Do you have what it takes to be the 2018 UK Sommelier of the Year?
Deadline to enter - 12 March