BULGARIA

Bulgarian Association of the Sommeliers e-Textbook avairable

1680 Sofia, distr. Belite Brezi N 32, app.10, Bulgaria
Tel. +359988661581
Fax +359883339499

Year of foundation: 2000
Year of joining the A.S.I.: 2001

competitions

4 national competitions (2 of them Trophy Ruinart) and 1 “East – Balkan Europe Sommelier Competition”

training

The BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION OF THE SOMMELIERS /BAS/ is a non-profit association, established in November 2000 and a member of the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale /A.S.I. / since September 2001. ASI, itself, was founded in 1969 in Paris. The main activity of BAS follows the regulations of ASI towards promoting the sommelier profession in Bulgaria and enhancing of the culture of wine consumption in our country.
More than 1000 people have passed successfully the association basic level of sommelier training and more than 100 have reached the upper second level – G. Vaccarini, Andrew Bell and Ricardo Grellet.
In ASI there are more than 50 thousand official members and more than 100 000 educated sommeliers, reached the highest sommelier level from the different colleages all over the world.
The BAS head office is located in Sofia and branch offices in other Bulgarian cities are under establishment.
President and major founder of the Association is Mrs Maria Jordanova who during the past 2007 on the Annual General Assembly of ASI was chosen in the management of the International Association, and more specifically in its Marketing Commission.

members

100

activities and projects

  • Chef&Sommelier
  • AUSTRIAN WINE
  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal
  • Chef&Sommelier
  • AUSTRIAN WINE
  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal
  • Chef&Sommelier
  • AUSTRIAN WINE
  • MOËT & CHANDON
  • S.PELLEGRINO & ACQUA PANNA
  • SommelierS International
  • SUNTORY
  • VINEXPO
  • ViniPortugal