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Aikens' Man Named Sommelier of the Year

Aikens' Man Named Sommelier of the Year

By Claire Miller

THE Academy of Food & Wine has announced that the UK Sommelier of the Year 2008 is Gearoid Devaney from Tom Aikens restaurant. Devaney beat off competition from Isa Bal of The Fat Duck, and Cyril Thevenet from the Hotel du Vin group in the final.