The Trade Commissioner Service of Global Affairs Canada has launched its first ever Canadian Wine Sommelier Championship for sommeliers or food & beverage professionals in China, Hong Kong and Macau. Registration is open until August 18, 2017. Divided into two rounds, the competition will be held in Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong with semi-finals scheduled for September 18, 2017. The finale will be held in front of a panel of judges and a live audience in late November this year. The winner will be awarded a grand prize of an all-expenses paid trip to wine regions in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia in late spring/early summer 2018. For further information, please click here.