Our 2020 champion, Peter Van De Reep is the bar manager and sommelier at Bar Gobo in Vancouver. Previously, he ran Upstairs @ Campagnolo after working for Elysian Coffee and completing a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia.
Peter was selected through a gruelling exam and hands-on competition organized by the BC Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers. As Sommelier of the Year, Peter received Delta Air Lines vouchers valued at $2,000 USD from the festival.