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Gerard Basset, 2010 Best Sommelier of the World honored at Windsor Castle

2011/10/20

On Thursday, 20th October, Gerard Basset had a fantastic experience at Windsor Castle on the occasion of the Investiture Ceremony for his OBE.

Gerard Basset“Collecting an OBE from the Princess Royal will rate as one of the greatest moments of my life and I will cherish the memory of the day forever.  It is odd because being a French man, (albeit with dual nationality),  I grew up as a staunch Republican and even after having lived for a few years in England, I still could not understand why so much respect was given to the Royal Family by so many.

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