Moët Uk Sommelier

Pouring champagne requires skills and knowledge

60-Second Skill: Pouring champagne

By Melodie Michel

As demonstrated at the Moet UK Sommelier of the Year competition, champagne pouring requires skills and knowledge. BigHospitality gets top tips from this year's winner Kathrine Larsen.

The semi-finals and finals of the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 will take place at London’s Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park on 12 June 2014.

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 semi-finalists announced

By Carina Perkins

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) has announced the 12 semi-finalists in the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 awards, with staff from the from The Fat Duck, Pollen Street Social and Northcote among those on the list.

All six finalists will be given a 12-month complimentary membership of the UK Wine Guild

Sommelier of the Year competition open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

Wine waiters and sommeliers from across the hospitality industry are being encouraged to enter the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) 2014 Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition.