The Best Sommelier of Canada, 2017 is Carl Villeneuve-Lepage

  After an intensive two-day competition alongside Canada’s top sommeliers, Carl Villeneuve-Lepage, sommelier, Restaurant Toqué!, Montreal, Quebec, has been named the Best Sommelier of Canada.   In addition to the title, Villeneuve-Lepage takes home close to $40,000 in prizes, including a personalized Vancouver Canucks jersey, trips to various points around the globe, $10,000 cash and $5,000 in wine…

Best Sommelier of BC

  Public are invited to watch sommeliers compete    When: Monday, January 9, 2017 (1:00pm-5:00pm; doors open at 12:30pm) Where: • Competition Arena: Rogers Arena- 200 Level, Captain’s Lounge, enter via Gate 10, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver. • After-party: CIBO Trattoria, 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver. Timeline:  • 9:00am to 11:30am- Not open to public. Written exams for 16 competing sommeliers…