Join us at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC on September 5th when the top sommeliers from across Canada come together to compete for the ultimate title of Best Sommelier Canada at the 2017 Nationals Competition for Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers.
At 9:05am we will announce the top three finalists. The on-stage competition will begin immediately following the announcement.
After the top three have finished their turn on stage, all guests will move to Encore, the elite suite in Rogers Arena, for lunch and refreshments.
8:30am- Doors open - Gate 10, Rogers Arena
9:05am- Top Three Finalists Announcement
9:15am- Best Sommelier of Canada Competition
1:00pm- Lunch at Encore
Lesley Quinn - Best Somm Atlantic 2017
Carl Villeneuve - Best Somm Québec 2014
Pier-Alexis Soulière, MS - Best Somm Québec 2017
Steven Robinson - Best Somm Ontario 2014
Emily Pearce - Best Somm Ontario 2017
Domer Rafael - Best Somm Manitoba 2017
Jason Yamasaki - Best Somm BC 2014
Alistair Veen - Best Somm BC 2016
Shane Taylor - Best Somm BC 2017
Please note that closed door competitions starts on September 4th, a day earlier, with all candidates competing to find out who will rank in the top three spots. Public viewing is only open on September 5th to view the top three finalists compete.