2023 Jury

Jury members

Bruno Scavo

sommelier champion, Monaco / France

Attracted by the culture of wine, he passed a Sommelier Certificate in 1987. In 1994 he won the International Culinary Prize “Paul Louis Meissonier”. In 1990 Bruno will eventually pass the BP Sommelier diploma with highest credits, after 2 full years of studies in one of the most prized hospitality schools in France at Tain-l’Hermitage. The millenium will crown him “Maître Sommelier” of the UDSF (Union de la Sommellerie Française). He passed his “Bar and Cocktail Diploma” at Hughes Hospitality School in Surfer Paradise, Australia. As President of the Monaco Sommelier Association and Deputy Treasurer of ASI, Bruno also judged many competitions for a good dozen of years, meanwhile being named Head Sommelier of the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Casino and catering activities, Wine referent and head of the Wine Think Tank of the whole SBM resort. In 2017 he passed the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and is now a DipWSET student. He obtained his ASI Certification in 2018. In 2021 he became a Sake Sommelier certified by the Sake sommelier association. Bruno was the official candidate for Monaco for the Best Sommelier of the World ASI contest 2019 & 2023, with a Top 20 position (17th) in the Best Sommelier of Europe ASI contest 2021. He is also runner-up of the Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2021 France. Website

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