Sommeliers to taste their own expertise

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Monaco’s elite wine waiters will gather at the Hotel Meridien Beach Plaza on Friday, November 17, for the 26th annual Gala of the Monegasque Sommeliers, under the guidance of Dominique Millard, chief sommelier of Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts. The theme of the evening will be to honour famous champagne houses.

The event will begin with an aperitif in the Sea Club, and the eight-course Gala dinner, courtesy of chef Laurent Colin and maître d’hôtel Antonio Fochi, will follow in the Mediterranean Room. Students of Monaco’s Hotel and Technical High School will assist.

Most of the courses reflect the Mediterranean inspiration of local menus, including sea bream carpaccio, scallops and langoustines. The multitude of courses will also allow for the serving of a wide range of fine wines, culminating in a digestif of 21-year-old Glenfiddich whisky.


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