2013 "Sommelier Showdown" Luncheon
Sommeliers not only posses extensive knowledge about food
pairings, but they must also know about viticulture, winemaking, proper
storage and service, not to mention the geography and history of both
wines and wine-producing regions. Their knowledge can truly be said
to be encyclopedic.
Educational, fun, and entertaining, The 2013 Summit Wine
and Food Festival’s “Sommelier Showdown” Luncheon has become one of
the festival’s most popular events. This is a deliciously entertaining
event featuring professional sommeliers in a competition demonstrating
their skills in front of a panel of judges.
Watch some of the nation’s best sommeliers practice their
craft in this fascinating contest. Of course, the competition features
a major culinary aspect as well. The wines being judged by the sommeliers
will be paired with a sensational three course-lunch prepared by three
Master Chefs, allowing attendees to sample and taste along with the
This event has come to be regarded as the Summit Wine
& Food Festival’s signature event and past winners have gone on to become
recognized as the finest sommeliers in the field. As in the past, this
event will sell-out quickly, so acquire your tickets early!