A PANEL PAR EXCELLENCE - 2016-06-23
Good things come in threes according to the old adage and excitement is building up ahead of the third triennial Wines of South Africa (WOSA) Sommelier Cup finale, scheduled for 23 September in... >> read more
UK Winner of the Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup announced - 2016-06-14
Erik Simonics, sommelier at The Savoy, has won the UK round of Wines of South Africa’s triennial Sommelier Cup competition. The UK competition was held yesterday at 67 Pall Mall, London; 29... >> read more
Interview with Marjin Smit - The Netherlands Finalist - 2016-05-23
WOSA: What is so great about being a sommelier?
Marijn: Making people enthusiastic about wine through your own passion for it and the contacts with wine producers (very important). And being off... >> read more
10 Reasons sommeliers should enter the Wines of South African Sommelier Cup - 2016-05-05
Find out the top 10 reasons why a sommelier should enter the Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup 2016 competition from David Clarke, vice-chairman of the South African Sommeliers Association – May... >> read more
Interview with WOSA Sommelier Cup judge Joakim Blackadder - 2016-04-25
What are your favourite wines to drink when relaxing after work?
Since I am a cost-conscious guy, it normally means choosing between the wines by the glass that will not survive for the next... >> read more
Insights from Higgo Jacobs, Chairman of the South African Sommeliers Association - 2016-04-22
What is your number one wine rule to live by?
Wine is a beverage. Keep it simple. Especially when facilitating a role to the market. >> read more
Kenya hosts first ever Sommelier competition - 2016-04-19
14 contestants drawn from different hotels, restaurants and wine businesses participated in the first ever Sommelier Cup in Kenya on 12th April at Crowne Plaza Nairobi. >> read more
SOMMS LIKE IT HOT: KEEN INTEREST IN WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA'S SOMMELIER CUP - 2016-03-08
With South Africa singled out by tastemakers as one of the world's most exciting and innovative wine countries right now, the competition to make it into the Wines of South Africa (WOSA) Sommelier... >> read more
CANADIAN, WILL PREDHOMME WINS WOSA'S SOMMELIER CUP - 2016-02-17
Will Predhomme of Canada has won the 2013 Wines of South Africa (WOSA) Sommelier Cup. He achieved the top score in a closely fought challenge involving 12 international contestants who were... >> read more