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NEW BEST SOMMELIER OF SERBIA IS VUK VULETIĆ – SOMMELIER IN THE SQUARE NINE HOTEL IN BELGRADE, SERBIA

In a past weekend Serbian Sommelier Association was organized 7th National Sommelier Competition in Belgrade and the winner is Vuk Vuletić, 26 years old sommelier from Belgrade.
Contest was organized in two days. In very very complex semi final their knowledge and skills were tested for 11 best sommeliers from Serbia.
Thery test based on ASI Exam level of knowledge with three practical disciplines, decanting with the tricks, sparkling wine service and computer test.

It was not easy to choose three finalist, cause two competitors had same score ate the end of semi final and to reach the third place in the final international judging commission made by Isa Bal, Raimonds Tompsons and Samuil Angelov have decided according to SERSA rules to have extra task for two competitors, Nenad Nedimović and Ljubomir Bošković. Extra task was about food and beverage pairing, so no two beverages come from the same country. After this extra task, it was decided that Ljubomie Bošković will be third finalist. First two finalists were Ivan Nikolić and Vuk Vuletić, both sommeliers at the Squer Nine hotel.

Final was held next day ay the Hyatt Regency Belgrade Hotel in a front of the audience.
There was eight tasks for each sommelier. Six of them were done separately, and they did two tasks together, one was magnum bottle of sparkling wine pouring in 16 glasses and Quiz game – they had to recognize persons in the wine world, vineries, and some formulas. Not easy at all.
Other six tasks were about beverage order –service of champagne and draft beer, Magnum bottle of the red wine decanting, Wine list correction, Food and wine pairing (with some non existing vintages), Spirits/beverage identification and very interesting wine tasting, they had four flight of wines where some of them had something in common and some of them did not belong to the group.

All three finalist were passed ASI Exam in a previous years and have ASI International Sommelier Diploma.

After three hours in the final, very convincingly Vuk Vuletić won this competition and he will represent Serbia on next Competition in Belgium.

 

 

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