Swesomm Junior Challenge

The Swesomm team hosts a yearly Junior Championship founded in 2021 to introduce more young sommeliers into the world of competing. It’s also a way of training the next generation of sommeliers in Sweden. The winner of the competition is given a place within the Swesomm team and will receive coaching by other members.

About the competition

The Swesomm Junior Challenge is a competitions for young sommeliers starting their career in wine. The competition is held in English and will follow the same procedures as international sommelier competitions do but at a level for beginners.

The competition
1. Quarter final made up by an online theory test at home.
2. Semi final in Stockholm with both theory, tasting and practical tests.
3. Final in Stockholm held in the same day as the semi final with the top three contestants.

The winner of the Swesomm Junior Challenge is given a spot within the Swesomm team and will receive coaching by other members to continue their learning and their path within sommellerie.

Contestants must be:
– 30 years or younger
– Current sommelier student or having newly graduated from a sommelier education within the last two years

For more info please contact info@swesomm.com.


The registration for Swesomm Junior Challenge 2021 is closed. See you next year!


Former Winners
  • 1st place – Elliot Bj√∂rkman
  • 2nd place – Martin Mortensen
  • 3rd place – Julia Runnelid

    2021 competition dates

    Quarter final: September 12th (online)
    Semifinal & Final: November 28th (Stockholm)