Jean Vincent Ridon

French & South African Citizen living in Cape Town.

ASI Sommelier Diploma – Gold level – The only ASI Sommelier gold in Africa; SASA Sommelier Level 2; Nespresso Coffee Sommelier; ¼ finalist Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa in Vienna 2017. Vice Best Sommeliers of South Africa 2016 and 2018.

Bacchus d’Or – Best Wine of the Roussillon Region 2005 (France), 2 times awarded Five Stars by Platter’s Wine Guide (South Africa). Best Turkish winemaker in 2006 by Gusto Magazine (Turkey)

Examination Committee member for the ASI, in charge of organizing the sommelier examination for the ASI in 56 countries.

Stay tuned for videos from Jean Vincent coming up already in September 2020!

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