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Precision Pouring at the Sommelier of the year awards

Click on below to view a message from ASI Association of Sommeliers International to our competitors.

First-up is William Wouters, President of ASI, broadcasting from his vineyard in Portugal. A welcome from Poland, Vice President from Europe, Saiko Tamura-Soga from Japan, Vice President of Asia and Oceania and Michèle Chantôme  greeting us from sunny Morocco.

View the video here - https://foodandwine.co.nz/about-us/news/message-from-the-asi-committee/

Precision Pouring challenge is to open a bottle of Quartz Reef Methode Traditionnelle from Central Otago and pour it evenly into 8 glasses (without going back) in 5 minutes and with no sparkling wine left in the bottle.


Cameron Doughlas, Master Sommelier judging the competition

      
Andrea Martinisi preparing for the precision pouring challenge

  
Suraj GC from Onemata, Park Hyatt ready for the challenge


  
Angela Allan from Culprit at the precision pouring challenge.