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Gábor Becker, Head Sommelier at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, has been honoured with the prestigious title “Sommelier of the Year” at the recent Audi-Dining Guide Gala, where awards were presented to the finest restaurants in Hungary and outstanding professionals in the hospitality industry.

"We extend our warmest congratulations to Gábor Becker on being named Sommelier of the Year," says Thibaut Drege, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest. "Gábor's exceptional knowledge, remarkable palate, and commitment to providing an extraordinary wine experience for our guests have made him an outstanding member of our team. This prestigious accolade is a testament to his dedication, passion, and expertise."

Becker’s ability to create harmonious wine and food pairings has earned him acclaim from critics and connoisseurs alike. With his profound understanding of various wine regions, grape varietals, and vinification techniques, he has consistently elevated the dining experience for guests, enhancing their appreciation of the culinary arts.

His journey to becoming a world-class sommelier began during his childhood when he assisted his family with the harvest in the Mór wine region. He was captivated by the artistry and complexity that lies within every bottle. Over the years, he immersed himself in Hungary's fine dining and Michelin-starred scene, fostering a deep-rooted love for gastronomy. As the Head Sommelier at KOLLÁZS - Brasserie & Bar, he has meticulously curated an exquisite wine selection that showcases renowned international labels alongside exceptional Hungarian specialties.

Gábor Becker's expertise, combined with the Hotel's commitment to impeccable service and unparalleled luxury, creates an extraordinary wine experience for guests. Whether indulging in world-class wine tasting or seeking expert advice on pairings, Gábor Becker and his team are dedicated to delivering an unforgettable journey through the world of wines.

About Dining Guide

Dining Guide is a prestigious publication in Hungary that focuses on the culinary industry. It is known for its comprehensive reviews and evaluations of restaurants, recognizing the finest dining establishments in the country. The guide not only highlights exceptional restaurants but also acknowledges the outstanding achievements of professionals in the hospitality industry.