Top Cigars Corporation, the official distributor of Habanos, S.A. in Russia, has the pleasure of announcing that the Habanosommelier contest will be held in Russia in 2010.
The pre-final of the contest will consist of a written examination, in English and/or Spanish (official languages for the Habanosommelier contest in Cuba). This pre-final will be held on September 14th, 2010 in Saint Petersburg and on September 16th, 2010 in Moscow. Participants may choose which city they will participate in. The best 5 candidates will be chosen to participate in the final.
The final of the contest will be held during the Habanos Day on November 18th, 2010 in Moscow. The final will consist of a preparation of Habanos and alcohol in a mock-restaurant; each participant will have to present their chosen combination of alcohol and Habanos. The jury will consist of 5 featured guests, plus the moderator, and the contest will once again be held in English and/or Spanish. The final winner will be announced during the Gala Dinner of the Habanos Day.
The winner of the Habanosommelier 2010 in Russia will have the possibility to represent the Russian Federation in the Habanosommelier Contest to be held during the XIII Habanos Festival in February 2011 in Havana, Cuba.
For further details for the Habanosommelier 2010 in Russia contact: