Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Jasper Van Papeghem

The following sommelier we wish to present to you is one with many talents, as he studied at art school and at the conservatory and has worked as tour guide at the historical sights of ancient Rome and as graphic designer... to eventually start working at the top gastronomical level in Belgium... Please meet Belgian top sommelier and 2017 Best Sommelier of Belgium Jasper Van Papeghem Once again we have a sommelier that initially didn't plan going for a job in the HoReCa. I mean when you finish studies in Latin and mathematics and eventually art school and the conservatory, the chances of ending up working as a sommelier are rather small... but I guess we are wrong, as Jasper did find his pa

Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Romain Bourger

When you look up the term “sommelier" it will say that a sommelier is responsible for the development of wine lists and for the delivery of wine service and training for the other restaurant staff. Working along with the culinary team, they pair and suggest wines that will best complement each particular food menu item. This entails the need for a deep knowledge of how food and wine, beer, spirits and other beverages work in harmony. Which does already gives a great view on the job. What is doesn't mention it that it takes years before a sommelier gets this knowledge and that it takes a lot to maintain this knowledge day in-day out. The following sommelier we are about to present to you know

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