Somm Napa Valley 2019
November 11–14, 2019
June 23, 2019, 05:00 PM (Pacific)
Napa Valley Vintners
23 candidates will be selected to participate. This program invites sommeliers from marquis restaurants to experience the best of Napa Valley. Attendees learn about the unique geography, geology and climate that give Napa Valley its distinctive terroir while also meeting the people and learning about the history behind the wine.
Activities include vintner-led tours of the valley, focused tasting panels and themed meals that offer real facetime with Napa Valley’s winemakers, viticulturists and vintners. The program, which is offered in partnership with SommFoundation, also offers attendees opportunities to hone their professional skills. Attendance is open to qualified individuals working as a sommelier in a fine dining restaurant who have obtained the level of Certified Sommelier or higher through the Court of Master Sommeliers (or its equivalent).
About Napa Valley Vintners: The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its 550 members to consistently produce wines of the highest quality, to provide environmental leadership and to care for the extraordinary place they call home.
Our Mission: To promote, protect and enhance Napa Valley.
Our Vision: Napa Valley is the leading wine region, preserved for future generations.
Our Values: Excellence, leadership, stewardship, integrity, innovation, generosity, collaboration, camaraderie