Jonathan previously worked with the Constance Group, and was voted Best Young Sommelier of France in 2009 at the age of just 24 and won the Paul Haeberlin competition this year.
Our sommeliers were taken through their paces by Jonathan, focusing on improving their knowledge and skills in the following:
1. A red wine tasting, and presentation of the wine. Each candidate was asked to speak about the wine for 5 minutes, and then again for 2 minutes.
2. Give a presentation about 2 bottles of wine: Condrieu Les Terrasses de Vernay Estate Empire 2009 and Vin de Pays d’Oc Domaine de la Baume Sauvignon Blanc 2010.
3. How to decant wine.
4. Tasting Sushi and maki, and matching with 2 different wines.