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purveyor  of  fine  wines

Alain Bras Biography

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOLADES

  • Lecturing on Wine for the past 20 years; amongst them for Wine Board

  • The Best Sommelier in Ireland in 1996 & 1997

  • Sopexa World’s Best Sommelier Competition finished 4th for Ireland in 1997

  • The Sopexa Award for Best Sommelier of French Wines and Spirits

  • The Jameson Best Wine List in 2000

  • Sommelier of the Year in Ireland in 2001

  • Woodford Bourne Most Stylish Sommelier of the Year 2003

  • The Ruinart Best Sommelier in Ireland 2004

  • Semi- Final Certified for Ireland “Best Sommelier in the World”

  • Adare Manor, Adare, Co. Limerick as restaurant manager.

  • “Sheen Falls Lodge”, Kenmare, Co. Kerry. Started as Restaurant

    Manager and moved on to become Chef Sommelier

  • Taught in the Shannon College of Catering and Management

  • Lecturing for the Wine Board

  • Competition in Athens, Greece, 2004

     

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