In order to create a product based on flavour and history, EuroCave has adapted, technologies have evolved, design has followed trends but the brand has always cared for wine. The culture of wine starts with the vine, then the harvest, selection and ends with the wine making process. The grape grower, sommelier and oenologist relationship is essential for creating a fine wine. Which is why we have top sommeliers at our sides to help us to manufacture, for you, the best wine serving, storing and maturing products.
Our main sommelier partners are John Euvrard and Fabrice Sommier.
After working as Paul Bocuse's head sommelier, John Euvrard received the title of Meilleur Ouvrier Sommelier de France (France's top wine steward) and was chosen Sommelier of the year in 2007.
John Euvrard has been a sommelier since 1990. After starting out his career at Relais de la Poste in Magescq (Relais & Châteaux), Landes, he joined the famous restaurant of Paul Bocuse, in Collonges-au-Mont-d’Or (69), as sommelier in 1993 then as head sommelier in 1998. In 2007, at the end of a 12 month competition, he received from Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France in the Sommelier category. The same year, he was voted Best Sommelier of 2007 by the magazine Le Chef. In 2008, he created a consultancy firm "John Euvrard Sommelier", the main activities of which are organising events around wine, training and advice. He is also master sommelier of UDSF (Union of French Wine Waiting).
This native of Châteauroux in the province of Berry, is head sommelier of the Georges Blanc Group (three Michelin stars) in Vonnas. Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 2007, Master of Port in 2010, President of Sommeliers of Lyon and the Rhône-Alpes region and Secretary General of UDSF. Fabrice Sommier is also a cigar lover and won the award for the best pairing between an alcoholic drink and a cigar at the Habano Sommelier (cigar sommelier) competition as part of the Festival of Havana in the Cuban capital on 24 and 28 February 2014.