Daniel Stojcic Named Ireland’s Best Sommelier By Irish Guild Of Sommeliers

Daniel Stojcic of Noble, Co. Down, was named Ireland’s best sommelier at this year’s Irish Guild of Sommeliers Best Sommelier in Ireland competition, which took place at Whelehans Wines The Silver Tassie on Bray Road in Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin, on Sunday August 16.

Stojcic was one of three finalists at the competition. The other two finalists were Anke Carmen Hartmann of Arch Guesthouse/Lamplight Wine Bar and Merchants, Co. Galway, and Andrzej Dasiak of Hodson Bay Hotel, Co. Westmeath.

Hartmann was named first runner up and Dasiak finished in third place.

Panel Of Judges

The three finalists were judged by a panel of judges that represented the hospitality industry, hospitality education and journalism, and the entire competition was overseen and run by Irish Guild of Sommeliers president Julie Dupouy Young, who was assisted by a technical committee.

The judges stated that Stojcic was a worthy winner after a highly-contested competition with the other finalists.

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