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Right to left: Chris Raftery, Robin Pohlman, Justin Timsit

Catching up with Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier, Justin Timsit

It’s been a couple months since we named Justin Timsit of The Rittenhouse Philadelphia the Austria Uncorked: NY’s Best Sommelier. Since then, Timsit joined the Austrian Wine Marketing Board for the biennial Vie Vinum fair and has been the topic of several prominent news articles.   But we wanted to hear from him first hand. […]

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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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