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To experience Thomas Sommer in person, visit Gourmetrestaurant Lerbach in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, where Head-Sommelier Sommer offers wines to enhance the culinary delicacies of chef Nils Henkel. Formerly Restaurant Dieter Müller, the romantic castle hotel restaurant, now under the guidance of Nils Henkel, has maintained its two Michelin stars, in addition to nineteen Gault Millau points and 4,5 F’s in the Feinschmecker Guide to the best restaurants in Germany. Thomas Sommer oversees a top notch wine cellar and an award-winning list of fine wines, many of which come from the best vineyards in Europe.

Situated in the middle of an enchanting forest and park in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany,  Schlosshotel Lerbachis only a short drive away from Cologne. The charming castle hotel, with its five-star elegance, is considered one of the best luxury hotels in Germany.

In addition to his position at Schlosshotel Lerbach, Thomas Sommer stays busy as a moderator and wine advisor for Sommelier-Consult. Sommelier-Consult brings together passionate wine professionals from all parts of Germany, takes their knowledge and excitement for wine, and passes it on to those hoping to learn more. Sommelier-Consult provides experts for creative wine and culinary events.