World’s best sommelier Paolo Basso visits Russia

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Paolo Basso, winner of ‘ASI BestSommelieroftheWorld’ 2013 competition, an expert in wine selection for premium hotels, AirFrance flights, and Nespresso, AcquaPanna и S.Pellegrino companies. Paolo Basso has been recognized as one of six best sommeliers in the world. He has been awarded prestigious titles of the Best Sommelier at European and international levels.

On November 28, within the celebration of 25 years of NovikovGroup, with support of S.Pellegrino and AcquaPanna companies, makers of Italian mineral water, Paolo hosted the Toscana-Style Dinner in Aist Restaurant and helped celebrate the launch of the new NovikovGroup project - TasteWinebyNovikov Club.

On November 29 in Moscow and on November 30 in St. Petersburg Paolo Basso hosted a workshop entitled “Combining Wine and Water.” Paolo talked about the water tasting technique, main characteristics of water and the rules for combining water with wine, all rules and exception, and international trends in wine business.
S.Pellegrino and AcquaPanna, Italian producers of mineral water have been working actively on the HoReCa market and hosting such events to provide support to the professional community.

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