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Best Sommelier of Canada Competition 2020

  We would like to congratulate Pier-Alexis Soulière, winner of the Best Sommelier of Canada 2020 Competition, organized by the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) Canada. CAPS Canada stages this prestigious competition every three years as part of its mandate to promote the profession through organization […]

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Best Sommelier of BC Announced

CAPS is pleased to announcet the 2018 Best Sommelier of BC is Sean Nelson. An incredibly well-deserved win for Sean (who also took home the honour of “Best Taster” of the day). In an very tight finale, Sean outscored Matthew Landry & Todd Prucyk to claim the 2018 […]

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ASI PRESS RELEASE New committees and announcements trigger the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) plan for 2018 The establishment of new committees and a series of announcements has triggered the ASI plan for 2018, confirming the recently elected administration commitment to improve flow of communication within […]

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Carl Villeneuve LePage – Best Sommelier Canada 2017

[Vancouver, BC] After an intensive two-day competition alongside Canada’s top sommeliers, Carl Lepage-Villeneuve, sommelier, Restaurant Toque!, Montreal, Quebec, has been named the Best Sommelier of Canada. The runner-up sommeliers are Pier Alexis Souliere, Manresa Restaurant, Los Gatos California (from Quebec); and Steven Robinson, sommelier, Atelier Restaurant, Ottawa, […]

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Best Sommelier of Canada Gala Champions Dinner – Sept 5, Victoria Restaurant, Vancouver

With little more than a week to go before the start of the Best Sommelier of Canada competition, final preparations are being made for the featured events including the spectacular ‘Gala Champions Dinner’ set for Tuesday, September 5th at Victoria Restaurant in Vancouver. The venue choice brings […]

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Fresh & Wild: Kim Gertler Interviews Jean-Benoit DesLauriers of Benjamin Bridge

The tale of Benjamin Bridge is one of the success stories in Canada’s young history as a winemaking country. It took years of careful planning, experimentation, international expertise and a significant financial investment but it’s an investment that has paid off. Glowing reviews for the wines have […]

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