The Marriott Royal Aurora Hotel in Moscow hosted the international contest for the title of Wine Ambassador of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeauxin Russia.
The organizers of the competition were:
— Trade and Investment Representative Office of French Embassy in the Russian Federation
— The Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux(UGCB)
— TheRussian Sommeliers Association
The application form was submitted by 15 best sommeliers of Moscow and St. Petersburg. 7 candidates made it through the qualifying round. According to the results of the final, Alexander Rassadkin, the best Russian sommelier at the XV Russian Sommelier Competition, the president of St. Petersburg Association of Sommelier, got the honorary title of Wine Ambassador of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeauxin Russia
Alexei Sidorov, the president of Russian Association of Sommeliers emphasized that the first International Competition for the selection of Wine Ambassador of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeauxtook place in Russia, and our experience would be taken with pleasure by other countries.
Olivier Crombez, Deputy General Director of the Union Grand Cru de Bordeaux also announced that the largest wine tasting saloon, which is organized by Trade and Investment Representative Office of French embassy, would take place in Moscow.
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