Fredrik Lindfors wins Nordic Sommelier Championship
The Nordic sommelier championship wrapped up late last night, awarding Fredrik Lindfors yet another championship title. Fredrik, who is Head Sommelier at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm, is already a two-time winner of the Swedish sommelier championship. He also won the Vana Tallinn Grand Prix earlier this autumn.
Grand Hôtel wins wine list awards
The Grand Hôtel has been awarded three stars by the international publication World of Fine Wine and its new wine guide – World’s Best Wine List 2016. Furthermore, the Grand Hôtel has been honoured with the distinction “Europe’s Best Hotel Wine List.”
Grand Hôtel’s new head sommelier best in Sweden
Fredrik Lindfors took over as the new head sommelier at the Grand Hotel on January 1, 2016. Yesterday, he was named the best sommelier in Sweden at the Swedish National Sommelier Championship held in the Winter Garden over the weekend.
Grand Hôtel wins accolades for prestigious wine cellar
Grand Hôtel’s wine cellar boasts one of the most extensive collection of wines in Europe and has now caught the attention of The World of Fine Wine, an international award-winning magazine, website and app that provides extensive coverage on the world’s best wine cellars. In its recently published guide, Grand Hôtel received a 3 out of 3 star ranking for its wine cellar.
Grand Hôtel launches wine club
The Grand Hôtel’s venerable wine cellar contains one of the Nordic region’s largest collections of quality wines, with over 20,000 bottles including Mouton-Rothschild from 1874 and Pol Roger 1914 vintage. Wine aficionados will now have the opportunity to come and taste part of this wine collection, as the Grand Hôtel is now opening a new wine club in collaboration with head sommelier Lasse Solum.