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Sommeliers at La Fête du Champagne 2017

Wine service at La Fête du Champagne is conducted by a team of some of the world's top wine professionals.

Executive Sommelier

David Gordon of Tribeca Grill

Chef Sommelier

Patrick Cappiello of Rebelle/Walnut Street Cafe

Head Sommeliers

Hristo Zisovski of Altamarea Group
Ryan Mills-Knapp of R-Squared Selections

UK Sommeliers

Isa Bal of The Fat Duck
Aleks Balodis of The Clove Club
Beatrice Bessi of 67 Pall Mall
Mathias Camilleri of Five Fields
Sandia Chang of Bubbledogs
Susan Cheng of Hedonism Wine
Dawn Davies of Speciality Drinks

Tal Groinen of China Tang
Terry Kandylis of 67 Pall Mall
Leah Kirkland of Trinity Restaurant
Heidi Mäkinen of 67 Pall Mall
Derek Morrison of The Good Wine Shop
Guy Palmer-Brown of The Clove Club

Laure Patry of Pollen Street Social Group
Ben Porter
Michael Sager of Sager + Wilde
James Snowdon of Harwood Arms
Ed Thaw of Ellory
Julien Thomas of Bar Boulud London

US Sommeliers

Kaitlyn Caruke of Walnut Street Cafe (Phi)
Matt Conway of Marc Forgione (NYC)
Jennifer Ely of Private Cellar Selections

Rachael Grace of The Ten Bells (NYC)
Michael Madrigale of Wine Access (NYC)
Abby Oliveras

Colin Thoreen of Ai Fiori (NYC)
Raj Vaidya of DANIEL (NYC)
Mike Zima of SommPicks

EU Sommeliers

Guillaume Lebrun-Breton of Le Parfum (Montpellier)
Paz Levinson
Marco Pelletier of Vantre (Paris)
Jonas Sandberg of Folii (Stockholm)

Thomas Simian of Vantre (Paris)
Michele Smith-Chapel of Domaine Chapel (Régnié, Beaujolais)

Totte Steneby of Domaine de la Côte (Stockholm)
Pierre Vilapalleja of Le Petit Sommelier (Paris)