Delegate Profile

Isa Bal, MS


Isa Bal MS is a Consultant Master Sommelier with extensive experience in the hospitality industry.  He worked for over 12 years at The Fat Duck, as Group Head Sommelier.

He holds a BA in Hospitality Management and a Master Sommelier Diploma.  He is the first person from Turkey to have passed the Master Sommelier exam.

He has also won the Best Sommelier of Europe competition in 2008 which was organized by the Association de la Sommelerie International, largest such association of sommeliers in the world.

Conference Sessions

  • Sake and food

    02 Jul 2019, 11:00 - 11:45, Chef's Table

    Explore sake's food pairing potential with Master Sommelier Isa Bal. He will share his deep knowledge of Japan's historic fermented beverage and present a tasti...

    • Language: English