Sommeliers in New Zealand

For the first time since its inception in 2016, The Sommit™ is open to New Zealand sommeliers, with one scholarship available for each Sommit™ in 2017.

For New Zealand sommeliers, the scholarship includes:

  • attendance at one of the two Sommits™ (either in Nelson on 1 and 2 February 2018, OR Central Otago on 28 February and 1 March 2018)
  • domestic flights, accommodation, meals, transfers, event registration and all event inclusions

Applicants must be:

  • WSET Level 2 or above, or have demonstrable equivalent industry experience

Applications for New Zealand close Friday 22 September 2017. A selection committee will review all applications with a shortlist of candidates invited to take part in an interview in October 2017.

For any queries with regard to the scholarships available from New Zealand, please contact Felicity Johnston - New Zealand Winegrowers Global Marketing Executive:

We recommend you keep a copy of your application responses in a separate document. If you do not receive automated confirmation of your submission, please contact immediately.

New Zealand International Sommelier Scholarship Applications

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