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Saturday 4 July 2015

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Top 10 sommeliers in Hong Kong

21st January, 2014 by Euan McKirdy

In a town like Hong Kong age is usually no barrier to excellence and some of the city’s best restaurants are staffed by incredibly capable young sommeliers.

John Ong Domani 2 While some of the older generation may take umbrage at a left-field suggestion from a young buck, one of the great things about wine is its power to democratise.

Here we celebrate ten of the best.

6 Responses to “Top 10 sommeliers in Hong Kong”

  1. stefano says:

    The all management team of Domani Restaurant is proud of you John!
    Congratulation, VERY WELL DONE!

  2. Josh Rubenstein says:

    A great selection, all deserving of this recognition. Congratulations!

  3. Joey Yue says:

    One of my favorite wine sommelier and restaurant in town, congratulation John!

  4. Congratulation Dheeraj Bhatia! Hard work always pays off!

  5. David says:

    Don’t forget about Jason Patty and Paul- three Certified Sommeliers working under Nicolas Deneux at the Grand Hyatt Steakhouse! All three of them are years younger than Nicolas!

  6. Derek says:

    The perfect pair: Yvonne and Elliot!

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