Since 2007, the A.S.I. has been organizing, every three years, in addition to the world contest, three continental contests. For Europe, the Americas, and Asia & Oceania.
The latest ones :
“The Ruinart Trophy was created by the House of Champagne Ruinart in 1979, first for France, then in 1986 for different countries of Europe. In 1988, the Ruinart Trophy of the Best Sommelier of Europe was launched. In 2004, the first Trophy for the Americas took place in Reims. In 2007, Ruinart decided to change their policy of communication and gave their rights to ASI for Europe, Americas and even the concept of the competition for Asia-Oceania.”
The 14th Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe will take place in Vienna,
Austria from May 8th to May 13th, 2017.