Sommeliers in Dubai

If you live in Dubai and are interested in applying for the New Zealand Winegrowers Sommelier Scholarship, the requirement for applicants is to attend a New Zealand Wine Masterclass in Dubai on Sunday the 30th of September 2018, and then apply online using the form below. The masterclass is invitation-only, and spaces are limited. Please contact Chris Stroud (New Zealand Winegrowers Market Manager, to express your interest in attending and applying.

Applications close on Friday the 5th of October 2018. A selection committee will review all applications.

The scholarship includes:

  • Attendance at Sommit™ in Hawke’s Bay (Friday the 25thand Saturday the 26th of January 2019)
  • Attendance at the 2019 International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration in Marlborough (Monday the 28thto Wednesday the 30th of January 2019)
  • Attendance at the Chardonnay & Sparkling Symposium in Gisborne (Thursday the 31stof January and Friday the 1st of February 2019)
  • A combination of wine-related activities and tastings in other selected regions, providing not only winemaker interaction, but invaluable networking opportunities with international peers
  • International and domestic flights, accommodation, meals, transfers, event registrations and all event inclusions

 Applicants must be:

  • A working sommelier
  • Able to travel to New Zealand for up to two weeks from Saturday the 19thof January 2019 to Friday the 8th of February 2019
  • In attendance at the New Zealand Wine Masterclass on Sunday the 30th of September 2018

For any queries with regard to the scholarship available from Dubai, please contact Chris Stroud - New Zealand Winegrowers Market Manager:

Sommelier Scholarship - Dubai

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