SIMONE LOGUERCIO, best sommelier in Italy 2018, led a stage to discover the "Cilento of wine"
We started the year off great! To guide Stage #22 of the Sommelier Wine Box (January 2020) we turned to the best sommelier in Italy, the legendary Simone Loguercio , best sommelier in Italy 2018 , who told us his story:
“Cilento by birth, Tuscan by adoption, Florence is my home: the place where wine and mixology have become my passion and my work. Curious, extroverted, it is perhaps because of my aggressive attitude that they call me "Pirate"...
I love wine and open spaces, I hate hypocrisies and I love bubbles.
I come from the world of architecture and I approached wine by chance, while working behind a bar counter. It was a real love at first sight, a sort of call, attraction: I was fascinated to discover how much is hidden behind a bottle of wine. Then the AIS Sommelier course in 2014, AIS Taster in 2017 and the world of competitions, which led me in just over a year to conquer the Master of Lambrusco, the Master of Sagrantino, Best Sommelier of Tuscany and Best Sommelier of Tuscany Italy . I couldn't ask for more..."