The Best Sommeliers Series created by Master Sommeliers Guy Vialis to celebrates the world's best sommeliers. Each authorized piece was designed with the Sommelier's input and, as a result, reflects his preferences.
Since debuting in 1993 Chateau Laguiole has been the favorite corkscrew of many of the world's best sommeliers. To this day it remains the most popular high-end waiter-style corkscrews in the business. All genuine Chateau Laguiole like this one are Made in France.
This piece was created in honor of Shinya Tasakiof Japan, winner of the 1995 world's best sommelier contest. Mr. Tasaki selected this red-and-white bi-color handle, in salute to the Red and White wines of the world.
Handle Material: Stabilized rosewood from East India and white corian.