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Nicholas Blagopoluchnui

Nicholas Blagopoluchnui

Nicholas Blagopoluchnui- Head of "Master Class", Director of Ukrainian Association of winemakers and sommeliers.


- Kyiv Technical College of the hotel industry (1981)
- Kyiv Trade and Economic Institute (1988)
- International hotel school «Bavaria Hotelberufsfachschule», Munich, Germany (1994)
- The annual two-week training in the best hotels in Europe during the course of employment in the hotel "Dnepr" (1992-2002 gg.).
- Wine trainings in leading schools Sommelier of Europe (g.Sent-Emilyon, Bordeaux, France - 2007, Budapest, Hungary - 2007, Emilia - Romagna, Italy - 2010)

Has more than 20 years of experience in hotel and restaurant business (1981-2002 gg.).


- Founder of the First School in Ukraine sommelier "Master Class" (April 3, 2000). Inspirer and organizer of the whole educational process.
- Organizer and Director of the Ukrainian Association of winemakers and sommeliers (from 2002).
- The organizer of four international festivals wine "Vinofest (2002,2003,2004 years. - Kyiv, 2005 - Yalta).
- Organizer and member of the tasting jury of the Star of trade affairs "(2004-2005 years. Together with" ACCO International, Exhibition Alcosoft).
- Organizer of the All-Ukrainian competitions of sommeliers, bartenders, waiters.
- Repeated juror Ukrainian contests sommeliers, bartenders, waiters.
- Author of numerous articles in specialized press (magazines "Food", "gross", "taste expert", "culinary ideas", "Vinofest", "Gallery of drinks, etc.).
- The organizer of professional tasting club selection Sommelier "(2004)
- Organizer Press Club "Be Your Own Sommelier" for journalists specialized publications (2005-2006 gg.)
- The organizer and President of the Wine Club "Be Your Own Sommelier" for connoisseurs and wine lovers (from 2008 to present).