Created by The Hotel Restaurant LE MONTRACHET in Puligny Montrachet the Prix Le Montrachet is an annual award given to a sommelier working in a region or a city of the world.
After Switzerland, Belgium, London, Moscow, Italy and Los Angeles (in 2015) the Prix Le Montachet 2016 will honor the sommeliers working in Germany
The winner receives a trophy as a mark of his or her victory which will be given in their city where the committee will organize a reception with a group of vignerons. The winner and the best candidates will receive also a case of selected crus from Côtes de Beaune and an invitation to stay a few days at Hotel Le Montrachet where contacts, visits and tastings will be especially organized.
Fouding Committee :
Jean-Pierre Faraut, Président
André Berthier, Sommelier,
Thierry Gazagnes, Hôtel Restaurant Le Montrachet
Thierry Gaudillère, Bourgogne Aujourd’hui magazine,
Olivier Leflaive, Vigneron à Puligny Montrachet,
Jean-Claude Wallerand, a leading figure among the sommeliers
International Jury :
Peter Hambro, Président, Grand amateur, Chairman of Petropavlovsk Mining, London and Moscow,
Adam Brett Smith, Corney & Barrow, London
François Mauss, President and founder of Grand Jury Européen and of the World Wine Symposium, Luxemburg,
Giorgio Pinchiorri, owner of the worlwide famous Enoteca in Florence,
Wolfgang Puck, a leading figure in the restaurants business in the US,
Antonio Rios Amorim, President Corticeira Amorim, first producer of corks, Paio de Oleiros, Portugal,
Enzo Vizzari, President, Director of the Restaurants and Wines guides of L’Espresso.
Otto Geisel, President, www.wineandfoodculture.com
Herbet Stiglmaier, Wine journalist at BR TV and Süddeutschezeitung
Jochen Benz, Sommelier, Revelation award in 2005
Anthony Hanson, British Master of Wine and Chritie’s Wine specialist.
Coordinator in Germany: Thomas Mauss firstname.lastname@example.org