Canada’s Best Sommeliers​: Celebratin​g our Wine Wizards

A toast to Véronique Rivest who won the Best Canadian Sommelier Competition in Halifax on September 17, as well as to the finalists, Will Predhomme and Élyse Lambert. Semi-finalists included Bruce Wallner, Robert Noel and Bertrand Eichel.

They all participated in extensive written exams, blind tasting, wine list correction and an hour-long simulated restaurant service in front of a live audience in their second language.

You can watch two video interviews about the sommelier competition with semi-finalist Bruce Wallner.

 

Winner

Véronique Rivest
Les Fougères Restaurant
Chelsea, Quebec

Congrats to our hometown gal

on her extraordinary win:

we are so proud of you Vero!

 

 

Finalists

 

Will Predhomme 
Canoe Restaurant
Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

Élyse Lambert 
Le Local Restaurant
Montreal, Quebec

 

 

Semi-Finalists

 

Bruce Wallner 
Paese and Mideastro Restaurants
Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

Bertrand Eichel 
357c Club
Montreal, Quebec

 

 

 

Robert Noel
Déjà Bu! Restaurant
Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

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