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Blagoy Kuzmanski is a sommelier with extensive experience in the United States, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, and Switzerland. A significant point in his professional development is 67 Pall Mall, London – a private club with one of the richest wine selections in the world! Currently, together with Nikola Dimitrov and Sevda Dimitrova, he is involved with Cellar 52, a wine store and bar, selecting wines from around the world that the company imports and presents in Bulgaria. He also serves as the head sommelier at one of Switzerland's finest hotels, The Chedi Andermatt. Kuzmanski has successfully completed exams such as IWA (Italian Wine Ambassador with Ian d'Agata), WSET Diploma, and is a global ambassador for sherry – Sherry Ambassador. His main focus at the moment is the highly coveted Master Sommelier exam.