2018 Sponsors

Financial partners


ConsenSys is a venture production studio building decentralized applications and various developer and end-user tools for blockchain ecosystems, focusing primarily on Ethereum.
The ConsenSys "hub" spawns, incubates, and accelerates "spoke" ventures through development resource sharing, acquisitions, investments, and the formation of joint ventures. These spokes benefit from foundational components built by ConsenSys that enable new services and business models to be built on the blockchain.
ConsenSys is interested in the identification, acquisition, and development of talent and projects on an ongoing basis, in addition to the development of internal projects and consulting work. ConsenSys is a decentralized organization with personnel spanning four continents. Our headquarters is based in NYC, with offices in other major cities around the globe.

Moët Hennessy

Moët & Chandon, Krug, Veuve Clicquot, Hennessy and Château d’Yquem are just some of the world-renowned LVMH wines and spirits brands that have become synonymous with the most prestigious origins and terroirs. Located in Champagne, Bordeaux, and other illustrious wine-growing regions, many of these are centuries-old Houses with a unique character, which share a strong culture of excellence. Overseen by Moët Hennessy , these exceptional champagnes, wines and spirits from around the world come together as a collection of rare brands where heritage and innovation, authenticity and creativity converge.

Société Générale

The Société Générale, a great supporter of student life at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and the Wine Tasting Society, has helped finance the Coupe Ès-SENS Ferrières since the creation of the competition three years ago.

Ernst and Young

Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional service firm headquartered in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional service firms in the world and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.
EY operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 250,000 employees in over 700 offices around 150 countries in the world. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies.

Wine and food partners

Chais d'Œuvre

Born from the meeting between entrepreneurs and the sommelier Manuel Peyrondet, Meilleur ouvrier de France 2011, Chais d'Œuvre presents itself as a club of wine lovers. In addition to a monthly box with three hand-picked wine bottles, the club also provides its members with invitations to tasting evenings, private sales of prestigious wines, wine tours and oenology classes.


Created in 2000 and located in France, London and Hong Kong, the iDealwine website offers a unique range of grands crus available for auction or direct purchase. The leading French and European wine sales agency for auction, iDealwine's platform is also the way to sell its winery by offering it global visibility: more than 400,000 fans from 120 countries visit it.

Le Nez du Vin

The editor of Le Nez du Vin® since 1981, Jean Lenoir serves as a reference when it comes to œnological training. For more than 30 years, this book and its fragrance case have helped the education of generations of sommeliers and œnologists all around the world. The masterkit of 54 aromas is the reference work by Jean Lenoir for making rapid progress in wine-tasting. 54 quality aromas, 54 index cards explaining the real link between aromas and wine and a guide-book to teach you how to taste wines from all over the world.


The COAM is an organism of oenological training that teaches more than 3000 people each year. It is also a reference in the creation of events around wine (œnological dinner, cocktail tasting, seminars around wine) and in the organization of œnology courses! Following one’s training, one has a personalized support to continue to train for free with educational materials: videos, pdf, audio training. Because the learning of wine can only be achieved over time ...

Festival Taste of Paris

Taste of Paris returns from May 17 to May 20 2018, in the heart of the Grand Palais. For 4 days, Parisian cuisine is celebrated with 18 ephemeral restaurants that offer their signature dishes, and with various bars (Champagne, wine, beer, water ...). Caviar, poutargue, honey, olive oil: real farmers' market, more than a hundred craftsmen are present to help one discover and taste their products while enjoying the atmosphere of the festival.

De Buyer

De Buyer’s “savoir-faire” has been committed to the culinary art and its professionals for more than 180 years. Lovers of fine cuisine will enjoy using their professional kitchen products in their own home. They invent and manufacture technical products which combine robustness and reliability. Discover a wide range of expert kitchen and pastry utensils, made in France, which are perfectly adapted to gourmets and gourmands. One's kitchen takes on the exhilarating atmosphere of a great restaurant.

Estates and Wines

Estates & Wines is The Moet Hennessy Wine Division crafting the finest wines from diverse terroirs of the world. A truly unique collection of wine estates with a diversity of origins, terroirs and people. Moët Hennessy’s pioneering approach since 1955, creating and acquiring world-class wineries, came together in 2003 as Estates & Wines. These wines have broken new ground by exploring new or forgotten regions, or through distinctive winemaking techniques. Their values? Diversity, Discovery, Excellence and Pleasure.

Gabriel Glas

A perfect glass shaped to complement any wine? An elegant creation to highlight the bouquet of white, red, sparkling and dessert wines.
Often the choice of a suitable glass is more difficult than the choice of the right wine. What is more important to the connoisseur? A cupboard full of glasses or a cellar full of wine? The modern way of enjoying the intense taste of wine in small portions. The wine should be allowed to express itself, and unfold its aroma in the appropriate glass. As a highlight of the collaboration with professional glass designers and the renowned wine critic, René Gabriel, the unique GABRIEL-GLAS© was born. Medium-sized, elegant and affordable. Expertise in glass creation meets supreme connoisseurship. Simply pure enjoyment of wine! For every day! For every wine! Santé! Only one but unique glass for your enjoyment? Try it! You will be delighted!


« SEMBRANCHER » is a mineral water from the Swiss Alps. Artesian water perfectly balanced and exceptionally pure. Whether sparkling or still, Sembrancher is a Grand Cru a rare Premium Water. The philosophy behind Sembrancher is to allow simplicity to make the senses come alive, this product oozes aesthetic purity on the outside and natural purity on the inside, an epicurean water.

Media partners

We Love Movies

We Love Movies is a young production company born from the partnership between Jordan and Jeremy; two friends both from the artistic and technical audiovisual world, who after several years of experience on film sets, had the common desire to produce and direct their own projects. This company based west of Paris is mainly motivated by cinema, but also specializes in different areas such as video clips, advertising and all kinds of events requiring visual recording.

Florian Leger

Photographer & videographer experienced in lifestyle, events and sports in Paris and Ile-de-France.


Design | Model 3D | Business Consulting

ENS Pôle Communication

Since the beginning of the Coupe Ès-SENS Ferrières, the Communication Department of ENS has powerfully supported our project, including the development of our communication media (kakemonos, streamers). A big thank you to Véronique Prouvost, the director, and Julien Fournigault!