Tasting Victory

Tasting Victory

The Life and Wines of the World's Favourite Sommelier

Gerard Basset


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  • Gerard Basset was arguably the greatest wine professional of his generation: a former World Champion Sommelier, he was only person ever to simultaneously hold the Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and MBA Wine honours.
  • He co-founded the hugely successful Hotel du Vin Group, and in June 2011 was awarded an OBE, acknowledging his extraordinary contribution to the British hospitality industry.
  • For fans of Cork Dork: A Wine-Fuelled Journey into the Art of Sommeliers and the Science of Taste by Bianca Bosker, Wine – A Way of Life by Steven Spurrier, The Accidental Connoisseur by Lawrence Osborne.