LATVIA

LATVIJAS VĪNZIŅU (SOMMELJĒRU) ASOCIĀCIJA

Riga, Čaka iela 28-8
Tel. / Fax. +371 67289338
www.sommelier.lv

Year of foundation : 2002
Year of joining the ASI : 2009

In accordance to the Statutes, LSA is a nonprofit organization with the main target to promote the culture of wine and fine cuisine, as well as to educate people for sommelier profession.
Latvian Sommelier Association does not have one specific sponsor. We have supporters which are members of our association, wine and spirit distribution companies like "Interbaltija AG","Liviko","Magers-1","Prike Latvia","Park MV" are just to name a few and also hotels, wine bars and restaurants.

competitions

Every year we organize a national championship, as well as participate in Baltic Sommelier competition and all the contests organized by ASI.

training

LSA regularly arranges different educational seminars for the members of Association with the idea to give more knowledge about service of wines, wine & food combinations, eaux-de-vie, cigars, coffee as well as history and geography of wines.
For all the wine enthusiasts there is a basic wine course ‘Introduction to the world of wine’ available with the participation of our best sommeliers as lecturers.
Assisting at the tastings, organized by our partners like Italian Trade Commission, Mission Economique de Riga près l’Ambassade de France, Austrian Wine Marketing Board, WDP.

members

40

activities and projects

Several years ago we started to organize educational trips to the wine producing countries. Apart from this, we take any chance to improve our knowledge in wine from outside of our country; lately we have done this via educational program of Baltic-Nordic Wine Academy.

  • 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