the netherlands 2019 winners

>> Winner:  Martien Marcelissen

Meet Martien Marcelissen. Young, enthusiastic sommelier residing in Eindhoven, The Netherlands and winner of the Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup 2019 country round in Amsterdam.

Since completing his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management in Maastricht in 2012, he has gained experience in Austria, Germany and The Netherlands in key restaurants such as Becker’s Hotel & Restaurant in Trier (**Michelin star) and Restaurant Tout à Fait (*Michelin stars).  Martien currently works at "winespired" Restaurant Oonivoo in Uden in The Netherlands.

Martien is interested in culture and nature and this unique combination in the Cape Winelands makes it one of the ultimate travel destinations on his bucket list.

>> Second:  Priscilla van der Voort

Restaurant Waterprof in The Hague

>> Third:  Tim Meyer-Viol

Winebar Shiraz in Amsterdam

The Netherlands 2019 entries

Adriaan Willem Eduard Visser
Guillaume Coret
Jarno Bruggeman
Lex Andreas Deelder
Marco Westra
Mark Fischer
Martien Marcelissen
Priscilla van der Voort
Romy Krijt
Sebastian Paliama
Shelina Sars
Thijs Stut
Tim Meyer Viol
Van Overmeire

The Netherlands Semi - final round

Tuesday 8 January
Wine Professional, RAI Amsterdam, Proefschrijft Wijntheater (
12:00 – 13:00
Entries open:
Entries close:
28 December 2018