Hosted by the American Sommelier Assocation at the Jumeirah Essex House April 5 & 6, 2009 Winner - Michael Engelmann (Gary Danko, San Francisco) 1st Runner Up - Fernando Beteta M.S. (NoMi, Chicago) 2nd Runner Up - Inez Ribustello (On the Square, Tarboro NC) 3rd Runner Up - Hristo Zisovski (Restaurant Jean Georges, NYC) Produced by Frederick Rendina, Talking Drum Pictures
2007 Best Sommelier in America competition Hosted by the American Sommelier Association January 29 & 30, 2007 at the Jumeirah Essex House Winner: Aldo Sohm (Wallse) 1st Runner Up: Yannick Benjamin (Le Du's Wines) 2nd Runner Up: Troy Weissman (Southgate) Produced by Frederick Rendina, Talking Drum Pictures
(Continuing the journey … ) SAME GRAPE DIFFENT WINES Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume Demonstrate the Power of Loire Terrior Barely a week has passed, 2000 kilometers later and we are heading east from Nantes to land in the beautiful central vineyards and a comparative analysis of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume. Regardless of your personal preference, this is […] The post SANCERRE AND POUILLY-FUME OF LOIRE V...
LEES LESSON Up close and personal with the ‘Sur Lie’ gems of Muscadet The small town of La Haie-Foussiere sits aong the Sevre branch of the Loire river that descends to the south, and just northwest of another tributary begins called “La Maine”. Here begins the epicenter of the Loire’s Muscadet region, Sevre et Maine, in […] The post LEES LESSON appeared first on www.americansommelier.com.
Vine vs. nature in a mocro-terroir of Touraine by Andrew F. Bell American Sommelier Sitting on the terrace of a café meters away from the birthplace of Louis Pasteur, I plot the route to a late lunch 500 km away in St Nicholas de Bourgueil. While the drive was pure countryside, the sun brilliant kissing […] The post HAILING CAB FRANC appeared first on www.americansommelier.com.
The wine trail summer 2016 Sometimes you just need to jump in a car or a plane and a car and go. This is what I did last month and I must say it needs to happen on a more regular basis. There is nothing quite as powerful as visiting a seri4s of wineries nonstop […] The post Champagne Up Close appeared first on .