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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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Registration is Now Officially Open for Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Somm 2018

We are happy to announce registration is officially open for Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Somm 2018! We’re kicking off the competition on September 6th at The Barrel Room SF with a Master Class hosted by Jesse Becker MS at 10:30am-12:30pm. Participation in the master class is not required, but highly recommended for those who are serious […]

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Announcing Austria Uncorked: San Francisco’s Best Sommelier 2018

We are pleased to announce Austria Uncorked: Best Sommelier is heading to San Francisco this October 15th! We’re looking for the best and brightest in the industry to go head-to-head with their peers in a written, blind-tasting, and service oriented competition for a chance to wine a coveted spot on the biennial Austrian Wine Summit […]

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Austrian wines came out on top in London

Austrian Riesling came out on top of a 75-wine International tasting held in London last month. The wine? A 2004 Riesling made by Weingut Hirsch “Gaisberg“ in Kammern, Lower Austria. As Robert Giorgione, former sommelier, blogger and organizer of the event, told Drinks Business, “I think the Austrian wines had perhaps a bit more complexity […]

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