Germany 2019 winner

>> Winner: Maximilian Wilm

Maximilian Wilm excites his guests in the “Kinfelts Kitchen & Wine” in Hamburg with an exclusive selection of wines. In 2008 together with Michelin star chef Kirill Kinfelt (** Michelin Stars) the new wine bar next to the Elbphilharmonie was opened. Maximilian now focusses on an alternating assortment of about 250 wines. Maximilian is a passionate sommelier. Born in the winegrowing region of Franconia, he was associated with viticulture since childhood. After his apprenticeship as a restaurant specialist, Maximilian worked for three years in the InterContinental in Berchtesgaden. He completed several years of training as a sommelier while working. His further professional positions include several years in the Palais Coburg in Vienna (** Michelin Stars), where he oversaw the most extensive wine cellar in Europe. An attractive proposal lured him to Hamburg, to the exclusive Fivestarhotel Am Süllberg to star chef Karlheinz Hauser (** Michelin Stars). As Head Sommelier of the Seven Seas Restaurant, he enthused numerous international guests with his profound knowledge of wine and his perfect food and wine pairings, selected from an exclusive cellar with over 1.000 wines.

germany 2019 entries are closed

Andreas Gabbert
Angelika Grundler
Eva Sonnenberg
Carine Patricio
Connor Münster
Christiaan van Berkel
Garella Kathiarina
Gerhard Thomas Schlegl
Julian Grunwald
Julian Schweighart
Lars Baumgarten
Marco Gulino
Marian Henss
Maximilian Wilm
Nicolas Zimmermann
Ronja Morgenstern
Sebastian Lübbert
Suess Martin
Vanessa Riedemann

Germany Semi - final round 1 - online test

2 or 3 June  2019
09:00 - 19:00
Entries open:
18 January 2019
Entries close:
30 May 2019

Wines of South Africa (WoSA) will be running the fourth WoSA Sommelier Cup 2019 competition. Germany is one of the selected countries who will be competing for the ultimate honour. This is destined to be the experience of a lifetime. Here is your opportunity to enter!

The German WoSA Sommelier Cup 2019 is taking place in two parts:

1) An on-line exam on 2nd or 3rd June 2019, which can be done from home. 
2) The top-scorers will go through a practical test taking place on Monday 15th July. Location and venue will be confirmed.

 Germany Semi - final                                             

15 July  2019