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…..and the winner for Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016 is…

….Justin Timsit of The Rittenhouse Philadelphia! Justin will join the AWMB at the Vie Vinum festival in Vienna this year, gratis! Second place: Robin Pohlman of Cafe Katja who received a scholarship for the wine education program of her choosing. Third place: Chris Raftery of Corkbuzz Wine Studio who received an Aldo Sohm Wine Key […]

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Meet the Contestants: Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016

Get to know the contestants! Every day we will release a profile of one or two contestants on social media and post the update here until the competition happening on April 18th!  Tune in daily to see who’s next! Drumroll please….Introducing….:

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Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Somm 2016 Qualifying Exam Answers

Registered contestants were asked to take the below qualifying exam in order to showcase their knowledge and their right to a seat in the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier 2016 competition. Each only have 15 minutes to take the exam – no open books! Would you have passed? 1. What are the two sub-types of Qualitätswein in Austria? […]

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And the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier 2016 Contestants Are…

We are pleased to announce the official contestant list for the first ever Austria Uncorked: New York’s Best Sommelier 2016! The event, happening in New York on April 18th at Riverpark, will require contestants to complete both a written exam and blind tasting exam and the top three scoring contestants will also complete a service […]

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