Is Andrea Balleri, pistoiese currently sommelier of Badrutt's Palace Hotel St. Moritz, the best Sommelier in Italy 2013. And the rest, He was seeded to beat, view a collection of awards that the Tan boasts in its palmares: Professional of the year 2012 pera Solidus, semifinalist of best sommelier in the world, Best Barman AIBES 2009, Best Sommelier of Tuscany 2009 and Vice Champion of Italy at the last national AIS competition last November. Him go 7.000 euros and a nice stash of magnum at Franciacorta.
Second place Emanuele Shore in Como and Daniele Archangels, Tan but the Lido Palace in Riva del Garda (TN).
Thirty minutes apiece and four tests to pass, in the order: blind tasting of 3 wines and 3 distillates; Welcome and service with simulated restaurant situation in English and Italian language; communication test on theme Franciacorta, Romanee Conti, Angelo Gaja; comment by a wine card (This test is not arrived none).
In jury, among others, Luca Martini, Antonello Maietta, Maurizion Zanella and, for communication, your DAYS with three other colleagues as Fabio's Teeth Food Editore.