Congratulations to the Moët & Chandon Best Young Sommelier South Africa 2017 Semi Finalists

Friday, 25 August, 2017
South African Sommeliers Association
This year's Moët & Chandon Best Young Sommelier 2017 quarter finals were held in Cape Town and Johannesburg in the second week of August. The candidates were tested on blind tasting, theory and practical scenarios.

The competition was fierce and closely contested with exceptional showing from all the candidates. We would like to congratulate and are proud to announce that the six finalists going on to compete in the semi finals are:

  • Isabella Immenkamp - Somm
  • James Mukosi - Rust en Vrede
  • Marine Point - Freelance
  • Oliver Loxton-  Villa 47
  • Pardon Taguzu- Aubergine Restaurant
  • Wikus Human- Marble Restaurant

The next round will put the contestants to the test once again, this time in front of a public audience, on stage, at the One and Only, on the 4th of September 2017 at 14:00 to 17:00. A limited amount of seats will be made available to SASA members and the press. Contact for more info.