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Simonmattia Riva

ITA | The man from Bergamo, Italy, did already like drinking beer during his studies of philosophy. In 2015 he won the World Championship of Sommeliers for Beer in Saõ Paulo. Currently he is running the restaurant “Craft Beer Garage” in his home town Bergamo. Riva also works as a beer author and teacher, mostly in Italy. He has already acted as a beer judge at various local and supra-regional competitions. Nevertheless he says: “The European Beer Star always has a very special place in my heart”.