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2019: WINNERS OF THE WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA SOMMELIER CUP 2019 ASIA SEMI-FINAL ANNOUNCED

Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) Sommelier Cup competition is a triennial event open to sommeliers around the world. The Asia semi-final 2019 was successfully held on 2nd July at The Park Lane Hotel Hong Kong and we are pleased to announce the three winners: Taku Iguro, sommelier at L’Osier in Tokyo, Japan representing North Asia; Derek Li, Group Sommelier at JIA Group, Hong Kong representing Greater China and Chek Wong, Air Sommelier at Singapore Airlines, Singapore representing South East Asia. >> READ MORE

2019: MARC ALMERT ON HOW WOSA'S SOMMELIER CUP HELPED ME BECOME THE WORLD'S BEST

If you look around the world of sport and entertainment then there are a whole host of individuals who have achieved all their goals and targets in life before they have even turned 30. Bjorn Borg retired at only 26, fellow tennis star, Justine Henin, was even younger at 25. Now can we introduce Marc Almert. >> READ MORE

2019: WINE PROFESSIONAL 7 – 9 JANUARY, AMSTERDAM

From the 7th to 9th of January Wines of South Africa participated with a stand at the biggest wine trade show in The Netherlands, Wine Professional, in Amsterdam. >> READ MORE

2019: SOMMELIERS DAY AND WOSA SOMMELIER CUP, GOTHENBURG 3RD FEBRUARY

Recently WOSA had a strong presence at Gothenburg´s most important trade show – Sommelierernas Dag. This was a direct effect of the collaboration between WOSA and The Sommelier Association West following CapeWine 2018. >> READ MORE

2016: GERMAN, MARC ALMERT WINS THE WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA SOMMELIER CUP

Marc Almert of Germany is the winner of the 2016 Wines of South Africa (WOSA) International Sommelier Cup, with Joe Yang of Macau and Nathan Morrell of Canada tying for second place! >> READ MORE

2013: CANADIAN, WILL PREDHOMME WINS WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA'S SOMMELIER CUP

Will Predhomme of Ontario, 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 rigorously tested to assess their knowledge of South African wine in a detailed multi-part theoretical, practical and service exam. >> READ MORE

2010: AMERICAN WINS FIRST-EVER WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA SOMMELIER WORLD CUP HELD IN SA

The inaugural winner of the Wines Of South Africa Sommelier World Cup is Christopher Bates from the US, who came away with the top overall score after a rigorous series of theoretical and practical examinations in the knowledge of South African wine. >> READ MORE