Blind Taste with the Masters

Blind Taste with the Masters

Event Info:

  • Thurday, November 17
  • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
  • Advanced Knowledge
  • Trade and Enthusiasts

Session Description

Join world-renowned Master Sommeliers and San Diego’s brightest Somm’s as they battle it out in the ultimate Blind Tasting Challenge. Nationally acclaimed Sommeliers will put their blind tasting skills to the test in this head-to-head challenge pitting the nation’s top sommeliers against the industry’s most promising rising stars. Journey with each Sommelier as they take you through an exciting tasting experience of six wines as you try to establish each wine’s varietal, region and vintage utilizing classic techniques involving sight, smell and taste. Find out what the professionals look for and learn how to identify different varietals and styles of wine following the Master Sommelier technique of wine identification. The blind tasting is conducted in the Court of Master Sommeliers’ tasting format.

Open to Members of the Trade and Enthusiasts

Moderator

Joe Spellman
Joseph Spellman
Master Sommelier | Justin Vineyards and Winery


Panelists

Eric Entrikin
Eric Entrikin
MS | Director of Wine Education, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits
David Glancy
David Glancy
Master Sommelier | San Francisco Wine School


Eric Hemer
Eric Hemer
Master of Wine, Master Sommelier | Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

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