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Introducing Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Sommelier Mark Guillaudeu!

The competition was stiff Monday morning in San Francisco as 20 of San Francisco’s best and brightest sommeliers went head-to-head for the change to take home the grand prize – a coveted spot on the biennial Austrian Wine Summit happening in May 2019. Check out the contestants here. A 41 question test covering a wide […]

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And the Austria Uncorked: SF’s Best Sommelier 2018 Contestants are…

We are pleased to announce the official contestant list for the Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Sommelier 2018! The event, happening in San Francisco on October 15th at Mourad, will require contestants to complete both a written exam and blind tasting exam and the top three scoring contestants will also complete a service exam. The […]

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Study Materials Available for Austria’s Best Somm NY 2016!

We are excited to share the following items with you! Qualifying Exam: All those who have signed up for the competition will be required to take a one hour, qualifying entrance exam between March 11-13th.  The top 30 scores will be admitted into the  compeition. Stay tuned for the link! The Day of the Competition: What to expect? Don’t be late! 9:30am: […]

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Austrian Pinot Noir is a Sensation in Singapore!

(AWMB, August 2010) – Austrian Pinot Noirs showed their impressive top class status at an international blind tasting held in Singapore on August 4th. The tasting, which was organised by Michael Thurner, the former general manager of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board, comprised a total of 34 international wines from the vintages 2001-2008. Of these […]

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