Swesomm Members

The Swedish National Sommelier Team, known as Swesomm, consists of the finalist from this years Swedish Championship and the candidates for the European- and the World Championship. Below are the current team members.

Team Members

Ellen Franzén

Ellen Franzén

Work: Gastrologik

Merits: 1st place in the Swedish Sommelier Championship 2021
1st place in the Nordic Ruinart Challenge 2019
1st place in the Swedish Sommelier Championship 2019
2nd place in the Nordic Sommelier Championship 2018
3rd place in the Nordic Ruinart Challenge 2018
2nd place in the Swedish Sommelier Championship 2018
2nd place in the Swedish Sommelier Championship 2017

Favourite region: Burgundy

Sommelier I look up to: Arvid Rosengren

Guilty pleasure: Moscato d’Asti on the rocks.

Hidden skills: A master of making hot shots.

Contact: ellen@swesomm.com

Emma Ziemann

Emma Ziemann

Work: Wolfgang Vincafé and my own company Vinsinnigt

Merits: 2021 Swedish Sommelier Championship (Final, 2nd place)
019 Nordic Sommelier Championship (Final, 3rd place)
2019 Nordic Ruinart Challenge (Final, 2nd place)
2019 Swedish Sommelier Championship (Final, 2nd place)
2018 Swedish Sommelier Championship (Winner)
2018 Gaggenau Sommelier Cup (Final, 2nd place)
2018 Duni Cup, Nordic Waiter Championship (Final, 3rd place)
2017 Waiter of the Year (Winner)
2017 Swedish Championship Blind Tasting in team (Final, 3rd place)
2016 Lily Bollinger Awards (Winner)
2016 Swedish Championship Blind Tasting in team (Final, 2nd place)
2014 Freestyle Sommelier (Final, 2nd place)

Favourite region: Depending on the mood…  Champagne, Hawke’s Bay, Ahr or Loire.

Sommelier I look up to: Véronique Rivest

Guilty pleasure: Dill crisps (or honestly, all types of crisps) and 80’s style gin and grapefruit tonic.

Hidden skills: I have ECTS credits in Dinosaurs – their Evolution and Extinction.

Contact: emma@swesomm.com

Marcus Henningsson

Marcus Henningsson

Work: Restaurant Frantzén

Merits: 2021 Swedish Championship (Final, 3rd place) Stockholm, Sweden
2017 Swedish Championship (Semifinal) Stockholm, Sweden

Favourite region: Burgundy, Rheingau

Sommelier I look up to: Sören Polonius, Arvid Rosengren

Guilty pleasure: Not really a guilty one, but few things beats a Hoegaarden beer in an ice cold glas after service!

Hidden skills: I make some kickass scrambled eggs

Contact: marcus@swesomm.com