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Hall Of Fame

The Academy of Food & Wine Service, UK Sommelier Of The Year Hall Of Fame can be found below. It is the definitive list of all our past winners. Maybe you could be joining this illustrious group in the future?

SPONSOR: MOET & CHANDON CHAMPAGNE

2016              Terry Kandylis

2015              Tanguy Martin

2014              Kathrine Larsen

2013              Clement Robert

2012              Jan Konetzki

The UK Young Sommelier of The Year
The competition is awarded to the highest placed individual under the age of 30, they are invited to join the Wine Guild of The United Kingdom.

2014              Loic Avril

2013              Kathrine Larsen

2012              Stephen Raducki

SPONSOR: CHAMPAGNE CHARLES HEIDSIECK & PIPER HEIDSIECK

2011               Yohann Jousselin

2010              Christopher Delalonde

2009              Laura Rhys

2008              Gearoid Devaney

SPONSOR: CHAMPAGNE RUINART

2007              Nicolas Clerc

2006              Claire Thevenot

2005              Matthew Wilkin

2004              Eric Zweibel

2003              Loic Maillet

2002              Xavier Rousset

2001              James Payne

2000             Matthieu Longuere

1999              Alan Holmes

1998              Ronan Sayburn

1997              Vincent Gasnier

1996              Franck Massard

1995              Henri Chapon

1994              Mark Walter

1993              Nicholas Mobbs

1992              Gerard Basset

SPONSOR: GRANTS OF ST JAMES    

1991              Michael Simms

1990              John Walker

1989              Gerard Basset

1988              Stephen Wilcock

1987              Simon Hopkinson

1986              Michael Varney (deceased)

1985              David Hair

1984              Michael Simms

1983              Bryan Dawes

1982              Charles Piggin

1981              Claudia Harris

1980              June Schmidt – Lowe