Sopexa’s Singapore Best Sommelier Competition in French Wines 2018 saw a winner crowned, but two others will be going into the Asia Final in South Korea.
At the fourth edition of Sopexa’s highly anticipated Best Sommelier Competition in French Wines, Yeo Xi Yang (formerly with Straits Clan) calmly kept his composure amid strong competition to pick up the champion title. He was rewarded with a wine cellar from Vintec, among other prizes.
Held on 2 October at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, the competition saw four finalists compete in six workshops. They were Lei Dong from The American Club Singapore, who clinched first runner-up; Daisuke Shibuya from Sun with Moon Japanese Dining & Café Singapore; and Irwin Tan from RVLT wine bar.
The judges included president of the jury, the illustrious Jean-pascal Paubert, alongside Annette Scarfe MW, last year’s