Bali, March 2019 – Bali Sommelier Competition 2019 Result

CHANNELBALI Sanur | Indonesia Sommelier Association – ISA Bali Chapter proud to share for the six-time Best Bali Sommelier. Competition 2019 this yearly competition was held in beautiful Hatten Building in Sanur from 26 to 27 March
2019.

As the First winery in Bali Hatten Wines contributing and supporting the association by providing the facilities for the competition. This year we have 20 candidates participate on the competition from hotels and restaurant all over Bali.

Day one, 26 March 2019 we started the day with written test for the candidate of the competition follow with Glass Tasting class by Schott Zwiesel Air Series Experience lead by Mr. Ponti Young the Brand Ambassador of Schott Zwiesel continue second masterclass the Preparation Class for Practical Competition by Mr. Gerald Lu,
President of Singapore Sommelier Association, who was our Head of Judges on our competition.

Day two, 27 March 2019 was the second day of the competition starting Semi Final round follow with Final round.
The 6 semifinalist and 3 finalist run troughs several skill challenges from Blind tasting, opening and serving
wines, Decanting, Cocktail Challenge, Wine and food pairing recommendation, with 9 judges observed and collected their point to choose the best Sommelier in Bali.

And the result of the competition are
Best Bali Sommelier 2019 – Dewa Putu Satrya Adi Putra from The Laguna Luxury Collection Nusa Dua Best Bali 1st runner up Sommelier 2019 – Nyoman Alit SusilA Putra from Potato Head Beach Club

Best Bali 2nd runner up Sommelier 2019  I Putu Sudiarsa Eka Putra from Inaya Putri Bali Hotel. This best 3 Sommelier Bali will take part for the National Competition in Jakarta on August 2019.

“This year competition was tough our Head Judges was challenges and apply international competition standard
in our competition, it really opens our eyes and challenge Bali Sommelier on knowledge and skills. I do hope this
competition drive the passion and giving enough challenges to all Sommelier in Bali and we could send more Bali Sommelier to international competition this year” said Ms. Kertawidyawati the President of ISA Bali Chapter. (K123)