For the first time in Georgia the competition “Best Sommelier of Georgia – 2018” held within the frame of Georgian wine days “Gvinobistve”, organized by Georgian Sommelier Association and the National Wine Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Tamaz Tamazashvili won the competition.
Professional sommeliers, who are officially granted under international standards the status of Sommelier or Assistant Sommelier by Georgian Sommelier Association, participated in the competition.
The competition had a highly qualified jury, including foreign members, and the chairman was the President of Georgian Sommelier Association, the founder of “Marani Khetsuriani” Mr. Shalva Khetsuriani.
The selection round took place on October 20, and the final round was on October 21.
The winner was awarded the Cup of “Best Sommelier of Georgia”, as well as special prizes and presents of different wine producers.
In March 2019 the Best Sommelier of Georgia – 2018 will travel to Belgium, where he will compete in the name of Georgia at the Best Sommelier of the World Competition.