The 1995 Best Sommelier of the World and president of the A.S.I. since 2010, Shinya Tasaki was unanimously re-elected.
The members of the Board that he had chosen were also voted by the Administrative Council called for a General Assembly in Sanremo, Italy, on September 30th.
General Secretary : Michèle Aström Chantôme, Morocco
Deputy General Secretary : Saiko Tamura Soga, Japan
Treasurer : Philippe Faure Brac, France
Deputy Treasurer : Dino Totaro, Luxembourg
Serge Dubs, France, 1989 Best Sommelier of the World, was re-elected as vice-president of A.S.I. in charge of Europe and Andrés Rosberg, Argentina, was elected as vice-president of A.S.I. in charge of the Americas.
Let us point out that the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale is right now composed of 56 countries and intend to go on with its policy of expansion during the next years..It will go on reinforcing the image of sommellerie all over the world and improve and harmonize the level of the sommeliers, specially through the Certification Exam that will be organized for the third year in a row next February 2014.
photo : Jean Bernard