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Meet Caroline Furstoss

Meet Caroline Furstoss

French Wine Sommelier

1. What’s your name?

Caroline Furstoss

2. What’s your home country?

France

3. What’s your job?

Wine Sommelier

4. What is the most ‘love-it-or-hate-it’ drink you have ever tasted?

Seaweed drink

5. What’s your favorite cuisine?

Italian

6. Why did you decide to be a sommelier?

Out of curiosity

7. Red or white?

Red

8. Dark or Blond?

Dark

9. Salty or sweet?

Salty

10. What’s a typical sommelier routine?

To taste a lot of wine

11. Why does glass matter when we speak about drinks?

For quality

12. Besides Belgium, what’s the last European country you have been to?

Spain

13. How would you raise a toast in French?

Santé

14. Give us a tip for our next drink!

Temperature is very important

15. And a suggestion for what we should drink?

A nice Riesling from Alsace

 16. Finish the following sentence: Heaven is where the police are British, the lovers are French, the mechanics are German, the chefs are Italians, the friends are Spanish and the wine is….

Complex

On Friday March 6th 2015 Caroline Furstoss, together with taste experts Andreas Larsson, Swedish Wine Sommelier, voted Best Sommelier of the World; Arno Steguweit, Europe’s first Water Sommelier from Germany; Professor Giorgio Calabrese, a renowned Italian Nutritionist; Guillermo Cruz, voted Spain’s Best Sommelier in 2014; Jane Peyton, UK Beer Sommelier of the Year 2014-2015; and Christophe Baert, chef and Vice-President of in the Belgian Euro-Toques Association met in Brussels to define together the main tastes of Europe. Check what has happened.