Vincents restaurant manager and Best Sommelier of Europe 2017 Raimonds Tomsons visited Moscow in October 2017.

On October 25, Mercure Moscow hotel, Raimonds Tomsons held a lecture about the secrets of sommeliers and how to become a successful sommelier within the scope "SommCamp" event.

On October 26, Baltschug Kempinski hotel, Raimonds Tomsons organised the qualifying stage within the scope of Russia Sommelier Competition, where the best sommeliers of Russia were selected, who will be entrusted to represent Russia in two upcoming championships: A.S.I.Asia and Oceania Best Sommeliers Championship in Tokyo and A.S.I. World Best Sommelier in Belgium. Raimonds was the organizer  and chairman of the jury together with the Sommelier Champion of Latvia 2013 Rolands Pētersons and the President of Russian Association of Sommeliers Alexey Sidorov.

The finalists are : Shamov Evgenii, Aleksandr Rassadkin and Roman Sosnovski.

Our sincere congratulations!