Top wines, leading sommeliers

tasty April 30, 2018 12:00

By The Nation

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Top sommeliers, those knowledgeable wine professionals who specialise in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food pairing, will gather for the first time at the “Thai Sommelier Affair 2018”, taking place at Montathip Court of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel this Friday (May 4) from 6.30 to 9.30pm.

Guests will have an opportunity to discover a selection of premium wines from more than 100 prestigious labels around the world, handpicked according to their distinct styles and meet award-winning sommeliers and renowned chefs as they share their passion and discuss their favourites while sipping world-class vintages. Light canapes will also be served.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn about selected premium vintages from Thailand's top sommeliers and use their expert advice in choosing your wines. 

Confirmed participants include Thanakorn Bottorff of Gaggan Restaurant Group, who won Thailand’s Best Sommelier Competition in 2016, and Thitid Tassanakajohn, aka Chef Ton of Le Du, who has been heralded as one of Thailand’s brightest culinary stars since the opening of his modern Thai restaurant.

He is also behind the family recipe-inspired Baan and Backyard outlets. 

The list also features Prateep Kanisthachart of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Pathompong Wangmanao of W Bangkok Hotel, Jatuporn Meekaew of The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, Pattarapol Ponraritt of Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Thanakrit Suksabai of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Panya Nabchid of Zuma Bangkok, Direkrit Kotchawong of Riedel Wine Bar & Cellar, and Banyat Chinpinyokul of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

Get off the BTS Ratchadamri Station and toast a wonderful evening at this one-night only. Tiokets cost Bt1,400-net and reservations can be made by calling (02) 126 8866 extension 1201 or emailing