The 2013 A.S.I Contest of the Best Sommelier of the world.
53 candidates including 6 female candidates had participated the 14th Contest of the Best Sommelier of the world. Then 12 of them, including 3 female candidates,
had been selected for the semi-finals, and then 3 of those 12 candidates had advanced to the finals.
In front of an audience of near 4000 people, the finals had begun. Gerard Basse, the previous winner of A.S.I Contest, announced the challenges.
All finalists should be challenged in any other languages except their native language. No.1 finalist from Belgium and No.2 finalist from Canada chose English. Then No.3 finalist from Switzerland chose French
By realizing the preference of 3 male customers at different ages, who set by the bar counter, the challenge of champagne tasting service had begun.
Then, there was a challenge, which need to recommend 5 wines, including 2 bottles of white wine, to match a 7-course menu, for 4 male customers sitting around a round table.