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HOTEL TERRAVINA ANNOUNCES DUO OF AWARD WINS FOR BOTH GERARD AND LAURA
We are delighted with the news that Laura Rhys, our head sommelier was named the Chairmans Award winner at the recent mbibe magazine awards- well done Laura we are delighted for you.
Gerard continues to scoop awards galore and has just been named by Decanter Magazine as their Decanter Man of the Year 2013.
In the thirtieth year of the award, Basset joins a flawless list of recipients who include Laura and Corinne Mentzelopoulos of Chateau Margaux; Robert Mondavi; Georg Riedel; Jancis Robinson MW OBE; Miguel A. Torres; Jean-Michel Cazes; Anthony Barton of Chateau Léoville-Barton; Aubert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti; and Paul Symington of Symington Family Estates, Portugal. .
This latest honour caps an extraordinary career for Basset who is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on wine and an icon to many within the industry.
Other recent awards include:
The boutique wine hotel founded by World Champion sommelier, Gerard Basset OBE, picked up Best Drinks Offering in a Hotel beating The Dorchester and The Connaught at the inaugural Harpers Awards held at the London International Wine Fair earlier in the week, whilst Gerard’s wife and TerraVina co-founder, Nina Basset, was presented with the Condor Lifetime Achievement in Business prize at the Venus Awards recognizing businesswomen in the South West.
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