Dear wine-enthusiasts and friends of Austrian Wine,
We are excited to announce that the Austria Uncorked: Best Sommelier Competition is heading to San Francisco on October 15th!
To kickoff San Francisco’s Best Somm 2018, we are hosting a Master Class of Austrian wine led by Jesse Becker MS on September 6th from 10:30am-12:30pm at The Barrel Room.
This is your opportunity to taste 12 Austrian Wines, take a trip through Austria’s wine country with Jesse, receive valuable study materials and insights, and to size up your competition!
Participation is not required to enter the contest, but highly recommended. Please confirm your spot by registering via the below registration link by August 22nd and please note and keep in mind that space is limited.
REGISTRATION for the master class is via this link.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the competition and the chance to become Austria’s Best Somm 2018 in San Francisco, held on October 15th from 10:00 am-03:00 pm. (Location will be announced shortly.)
Thirty of San Francisco ́s best and brightest up-and-comers will go head-to-head in a no holds barred competition consisting of a theory and blind tasting exam.The top three sommeliers will go on to compete in a service exam later that day.
The winner will be flown to Vienna for Austria’s Wine Summit/Weingipfel (May 25th-30th, 2019). During the different wine excursions, participants have ample opportunity to increase their knowledge of the regions and make new contacts along the way.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn, network, and showcase your knowledge! The Austrian Wine sommelier competition is open to trade professionals across all areas and students.
May the best somm win!
Prost, The Austrian Wine Marketing Board