SommFoundation

Past Trips & Attendees

SommFoundation, in partnership with our sponsors, has provided the following trips to professionals in the industry.


2019

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Wine Speak Paso Robles, California (Jan 7–10, 2019)

  • Danny Steiner

    The Post Oak Hotel | Houston, TX

  • Wednesday Nowak

    Talking Stick Resort | Phoenix, AZ


2018

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D.O. Rias Baixas Spain (Feb 11–16, 2018)

  • Antoine Boissonot

    Four Seasons | Windermere, FL

  • Christine Wilson

    Thnk Food Group | Alexandria, VA

  • Kelli White

    Guildsomm | Napa, CA

Master Napa Valley Napa Valley, California (Apr 9–11, 2018)

  • Thomas Simons

    Langdon Hall | Staffa, Canada

  • Cara De Lavallade

    Willows Lodge | Seattle, WA

  • Christel Stiver

    Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts | Aspen, CO

  • Steven Robinson

    Atelier Restaurant | Ottowa, Canada

  • Devin Zendel

    Rivea, Alain Ducasse | Las Vegas, NV

  • Alexandra Cherniavsky

    The Love/Star Restaurants | Philadelphia, PA

  • Tim Parkhouse

    The Pacific Club | Newport Beach, CA

  • Chris Lara

    John Howie Steak | Seattle, WA

  • Elias Traverse

    Heavy Restaurant Group | Seattle, WA

  • Brandon Anderson

    Charlie Palmer Steak | Washington, D.C.

  • JoséLuis Fernandez

    Quatrefoil Restaurant | Hamilton, Canada

Global Garnacha Summit Napa Valley, California (Apr 23–25, 2018)

  • Kathleen Thomas

    Hakkasan Group | Las Vegas, NV

  • Joshua Steiner

    Carnevor | Milwaukee, WI

Auction Napa Valley Napa Valley, California (Jun 2, 2018)

  • Laura Pauli

    Winebank | San Francisco, CA

  • Elizabeth Booth

    Flagstaff House | Boulder, CO

  • Tiffany Young

    Mourad | San Francisco, CA

  • Sal Medina

    Packing House Wines | Claremont, CA

  • Nile Schneider

    Spruce | San Francisco, CA

  • Matthew Brown

    V. Mertz Restaurant | Omaha, NE

  • Jaimie Puckett

    Self-Employed | Boston, MA

  • Ariana Tsuchiya

    Alan Wong’s | Honolulu, HI

  • Anthony Song

    Susie’s Kitchen | Newark, CA

  • Ben Denton

    Purple Café | Seattle, WA

  • Adam Galbraith

    Purple Café | Seattle, WA

  • Michele Fano

    Rose.Rabbit.Lie | Las Vegas, NV

  • Sarah Pritchard

    Table 128 | Des Moines, IA

  • Samantha Ross

    Coquille Fine Seafood | Vancouver, Canada

  • Keith Foreman

    Cowboy Star | San Diego, CA

Oregon Pinot Camp Willamette Valley, Oregon (Jun 23–26, 2018)

  • Chad Cox

    Jimmy’s | Aspen, CO

  • Thomas Kakalios

    Daisies | Chicago, IL

Cru Artisan College Denver, CO - Napa, CA - Austin, TX (Jul 15–19, 2018)

  • Wellie Liao

    The Grand Marlin | Pensacola, FL

  • Chloe Loughridge

    Chandler Hill Vineyards | Defiance, MO

  • Brian Connors

    FIU-Chaplin School | Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Sean Fry

    Culinary Institute of America | Napa, CA

  • Bikram Bhonsle

    Savannah Golf Club | Savannah, GA

  • Katie Dehart

    Panzano | Denver, CO

  • Ginger LaSalle

    Greenbriar Resort | Lewisburg, WV

  • Diane Clemenhagen

    Kimpton Hotels | Austin, TX

A Glimpse Into Gallo North Coast & Central Valley, California (Aug 6–8, 2018)

  • Nikkia Lewis

    Vinyl Wine | New York, NY

  • Mitchell Baker

    Gary’s Wine | Millburn, NJ

  • Philip Castelluzzo

    Surfhouse Oyster Bar | Carolina Beach, NC

  • Mason Sun

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

  • Alysia Collado

    Sheraton Hotels | Richardson, TX

  • Dina Bohn

    Marcello’s Wine Market | Lafayette, LA

Familia Zuccardi & Winesellers Ltd. Mendoza Argentina (Aug 27–31, 2018)

  • Jordan Abraham

    Mourad | San Francisco, CA

  • Ervin Machado

    Big Time Restaurant Group | Dania Beach, FL

  • Neal Sage

    Rosebud Restaurants | Chicago, IL

  • Scott Zoccolillo

    Nectar | Wilmington, DE

Brooks Winery Harvest Internship Willamette Valley, Oregon (Sep 1 – Nov 1, 2018)

  • Holly Grob

    The Ranch at Rock Creek | Billings, MT

  • Anthony Ruffo

    Field & Main Restaurant | Marshall, VA

  • Alexis Harrington

    Final Cut | Toledo, OH

  • Jessika Chavez

    Truly Fine wine | San Diego, CA

Vinho Verde Portugal (Sep 3–8, 2018)

  • Robert Aquilino

    Greenbriar Resort | Lewisburg, WV

  • Bridget Cheslock

    Flow Wine Group | San Deigo, CA

  • Stacey Land

    1618 Concepts | Greensboro, NC

  • Erik Latshaw

    Wolfgang Puck | Los Angeles, CA

  • Andrew McFetridge

    Corkbuzz | New York, NY

  • Richard Neilsen

    Ritz-Carlton Bacara | Santa Barbara, CA

  • Tristan Pitre

    Sppon and Stable | Saint Paul, MN

  • Nicholas Prieto

    Grand Hyatt | New York, NY

  • Adrienne Voboril

    Summit Street BK | Brooklyn, NY

Italia del Vino Italy (Sep 27 – Oct 4, 2018)

  • Elizabeth-Rose Mandalou

    WM Restaurants | Sacramento, CA

  • Vanessa Phillips

    Zachys DC | Washington, D.C.

  • Ivan Arangelov

    Number 13 Steakhouse | Galveston, TX

  • Yannick Benjamin

    The University Club | New York, NY

Alto Adige/Südtirol Italy (Oct 13–19, 2018)

  • Robert Neilson

    4 Star Restaurant Group | Chicago, IL

  • Theodore Damianos

    Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels | Brooklyn, NY

  • Ali Schmidt

    Emmer & Rye | Austin, TX

  • Catherine Smith

    Spruce | San Francisco, CA

  • Jennifer Jespersen

    Farmhouse Inn | Sebastopol, CA

  • Graceann Ackerman

    Trattoria Italienne | Astoria, NY

  • Alexandra Martin

    Aparium Hotel Group | Detroit, MI

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy (Oct 21 – Nov 2, 2018)

  • Justin King

    Bridge Street Social | Williamston, MI

  • Junxi Chen

    Masa | Brooklyn, NY

  • Zachary Geballe

    Tom Douglas | Seattle, WA

  • Daniel Bailey

    Mastros Steakhouse | Van Nuys, CA

  • Sam Bortugno

    Four Seasons | Winter Garden, FL

Somm Camp Napa & Sonoma, California (Nov 4–7, 2018)

  • James Peden

    Treadwell Farm to Table | Grimsby, Canada

  • Justin Bothur

    Blantyre | Lenox, MD

  • Troy Tranzow

    Mastros Steakhouse | Phoenix, AZ

  • Ian Wharton

    Toptable Group | Vancouver, Canada

  • Nial Harris Garcia

    The Watergate Hotel | Washington, D.C.

  • Rachel Candelaria

    Spruce | San Francisco, CA

  • Chase Sutton

    Boston Chops | Boston, MA

  • John Garczynski

    Princess Anne Country Club | Norfolk, VA

  • Nick Alder

    CP Restaurant Group | Aspen, CO

  • Jacob Brown

    ELM Group | Austin, TX

  • Michael Ringland

    Rittenhouse Hotel | Philadelphia, PA

  • Ron Michaud

    Capo Restaurant | Los Angeles, CA


2017

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Wines of Israel Israel (Jan 7–13, 2017)

  • Eric Crane

    Empire Distributors | Atlanta, GA

  • Beki Miller

    La Toque | Walnut Creek, CA

  • Slim Mello

    Mandarin Oriental | New York, NY

  • Kelly Peterson Bates

    Or, The Whale PGH | Pittsburg, PA

  • Jeremy Eubanks

    John Howie Steak | Seattle, WA

  • Vincent Morrow

    Benu | San Francisco, CA

  • Troy Smith

    Montage Laguna Beach | Laguna Beach, CA

  • Brandon Anderson

    Charlie Palmer Steak | Washington, D.C.

Napa Valley Vintners Napa Valley, California (Apr 10–13, 2017)

  • Jan Bugher

    Bluebeard | Indianapolis, IN

  • Cheron Cowan

    Harold’s Meat and Three | New York, NY

  • Charles Ludwig

    The Oven Indian Cuisine | Lincoln, NE

  • Karl Kazaks

    Pimland | Floyd, VA

  • Pablo Valderrama

    Pujol | Mexico City, Mexico

  • Juan Valencia

    Normans Ritz-Carlton | Orlando, FL

  • Faye Maclachlan

    Langdon Hall | Cambridge, Canada

  • Greg Van Wagner

    Jimmy’s | Aspen, CO

  • Keven Bryan Ring

    Twin Farms Restaurant | Brookfield, NT

  • Natalie Matthews

    Officina | Washington, D.C.

  • Eisabeth Wybraniec

    The Coast Guard House | Narragansett, RI

  • Lindsey DeSmidt

    Park Tavern | Oakland, CA

  • Jonah Palmer

    George Restaurant | Toronto, Canada

  • Erik Mulberry

    The Pfister Hotel | New Berlin, WI

  • Todd Martin

    801 Chophouse | Saint Louis, MO

  • Patrick Vasquez

    The Lonesome Dove | Austin, TX

  • Matthew Barcello

    Joe’s Seafood | Las Vegas, NV

  • William Farquharson

    The Palm | Charlotte, NC

  • Timothy Buzinski

    The Roundhouse | Beacon, NY

  • Dusan Vranic

    Riverpark Restaurant | New York, NY

D.O. Rias Baixas Spain (May 7–12, 2017)

  • Olivia Moravec

    UNI | Cambridge, MA

  • Elizabeth Booth

    Flagstaff House | Boulder, CO

  • Elizabeth Kelso

    Lincoln Fine Wines | Los Angeles, CA

Auction Napa Valley Napa Valley, California (Jun 3, 2017)

  • James Lechner

    Bastille | Seattle, WA

  • Tiffany Young

    Self-Employed | New York, NY

  • Nile Schneider

    Spruce | San Francisco, CA

  • Laura Pauli

    Self-Employed | San Francisco, CA

  • Anthony Song

    Susie’s Pop up Kitchen | Newark, CA

  • Beki Miller

    Prima | Walnut Creek, CA

  • Micah Clark

    The Restaurant at Meadowood | Napa, CA

  • James Heffron

    The Center Club | Baltimore, MD

  • Sean Carmitchel

    Preux & Proper | Los Angeles, CA

  • Christopher Hoel

    Harper’s Club | Los Angeles, CA

  • Robert Applegate

    Student | San Rafael, CA

  • Christo Koutroulis

    Aperçu Consulting | San Francisco, CA

  • Sur Lucero

    French Laundry | Yountville, CA

  • Tammi Heron

    Guildsomm | San Francisco, CA

  • David Reid

    Sommelier Services | Napa, CA

Wines of Santorini Greece (Jun 23–29, 2017)

  • Jon McDaniel

    The Gage/Acanto | Chicago, IL

  • Julia Dixon

    MMH Group | Austin, TX

Oregon Pinot Camp Willamette Valley, Oregon (Jun 24–27, 2017)

  • David Reuss

    Shanahan’s Steakhouse | Denver, CO

  • Margarita Carmen Estrada

    Farmhaus Restaurant | Saint Louis, MO

A Glimpse into Gallo North Coast & Central Valley, California (Aug 7–9, 2017)

  • Brian Glockzin

    Wayzata Country Club | St. Louis Park, MN

  • Julie Dalton

    Mastro’s Steakhouse | Houston, TX

  • Mani Gonzalez

    Maria & Enzo’s | Orlando, FL

  • Michael Depaul

    The Manor | Morristown, NJ

  • Sabrina Chineva-Schatz

    Bobby Flay Steak | North Cape May, NJ

  • Kolby Stern

    Mastro’s Ocean Club | Deerfield, FL

Acumen Winery Somm Day Napa Valley, California (Aug 21, 2017)

  • Rick Arline

    Wolfgang Puck | Los Angeles, CA

  • Megan Bauer

    Atelier Crenn | San Francisco, CA

  • Eric Carter

    Venice Italian Restaurant | Denver, CO

  • Emerson Ewald

    The Modern | New York, NY

  • Mark Guillaudeu

    Commis | San Francisco, CA

  • Patrick Murphy

    Catamaran Resort Hotel | San Diego, CA

  • Rafael Peterson

    Born and Raised | San Deigo, CA

  • Nanette Rapuzzi

    Ritz-Carlton Bacara | Santa Barbara, CA

  • Veronica Rauch

    The Patio Group | San Deigo, CA

  • Gregory Saavedra

    Gitane Restaurant | San Francisco, CA

  • Melissa Woods

    Grand Sierra Resort | Reno, NV

  • Joseph Zapata

    Solage Resort | Napa, CA

Brooks Winery Harvest Internship Willamette Valley, Oregon (Sep 10 – Nov 10, 2017)

  • Amber Rill

    Corkbuzz | New York, NY

  • Sarah Ascencio

    Trattoria Stella | Traverse City, MI

  • Bobby Labartino

    Capital City | Atlanta, GA

  • Rashmi Primlani

    Primlani Kitchen | Lake Mary, FL

St. Emilion-Pomerol-Fronsac Bordeaux, France (Sep 16–20, 2017)

  • Yuchi (Angie) An

    Angie Somm | Santa Clara, CA

  • Dave Lofstrom

    Aldo Sohm Wine Bar | Brooklyn, NY

  • Erika Moore

    1000 North | West Palm Beach, FL

Italia del Vino Italy (Sep 30 – Oct 8, 2017)

  • Micah Clark

    Meadowwood | Napa, CA

  • Alexis Iaconis

    Barndiva | Healdsburg, CA

  • Brian McClure

    The Greenbriar | Lewisburg, WV

  • Alexandra Thomas

    Spiaggia | Chicago, IL

  • LIndsay Thomas

    Pappas Bros. | Houston, TX

  • Alexandra Stang

    Bastille | Seattle, WA

Somm Camp Napa & Sonoma, California (Nov 12–15, 2017)

  • Rebecca Flynn

    Eleven Madison Park | Brooklyn, NY

  • Ross Jackson

    Corvino Supper Club | Kansas City, MO

  • Raquel Jacobs

    STK at the Cosmopolitan | Las Vegas, NV

  • Michele Konopi

    Savona | Philadelphia, PA

  • Carey Vanderborg

    Bohlsen Restaurant Group | Stamford, CT

  • Chris Lafleur

    Maple Leaf Sports | Toronto, Canada

  • Cara Pelletier

    Protégé Palo Alto | San Lorenzo, Canada

  • Ryan Baldwin

    Waldorf-Astoria | Chicago, IL

  • Brandon Ford

    Hyde Park Restaurant Grooup | Mento, OH

  • Fabien Jacob

    Bohanan’s Prime Steak | San Antonio, TX

  • Barbie Jean Messa

    Blue Hill at Stone Barns | Pocantico Hills, NY

  • Jamie Rubin

    Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse | Philadelphia, PA


2016

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Wines of Germany Germany

  • Jienna Basaldu

    58 Degrees & Holding Co. | Sacramento, CA

  • Zachary Byers

    Mercantile Dining & Provision | Denver, CO

Chateau d’Esclans, Provence France

  • Michael Miller

    Cunningham Restaurant Group | Indianapolis, IN

  • Paula Maia

    International Wine Center | New York, NY

Napa Valley Vintners Napa Valley, California

  • Brian Duffy

    The Barrymore | Las Vegas, NV

  • Amy Cody

    The Hobbit Restaurant | Orange, CA

  • Wendy Shoemaker

    Californios SF | San Francisco, CA

  • Jenica Flippo

    OAK at Fourteenth | Boulder, CO

  • Angelo Perez

    Fish by José Andreas | Alexandria, VA

  • Rachel Healy

    Self-Employed | Dallas, TX

  • Stephen Clark

    Restaurant Eugene | Marietta, GA

  • Blair Anderson

    Mala Ocean Tavern | Lahaina, HI

  • Christina Fuhrman

    Flatiron Wiines | New York, NY

  • Jennifer Schmitt

    Upland | New York, NY

  • Hugo Miller

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

  • Kelly Coggins

    City Winery | Boston, MA

  • Michael Zagaroli

    Wineguys Restaurant Group | Petoskey, MI

  • Dorin Pislaru

    Restaurant Serenade | Catham, NJ

  • Ludovic Anacleto

    Grand Cru Wine Restaurant | Monterey, CA

  • Jessica Waugh

    Southern Glazer”s | Las Vegas, NV

  • Jerome Noel

    Union Square Hospitality | New York, NY

  • Jay Hutchinson

    Soutirage | Athens, OH

  • Brie Dema

    Verity | Toronto, Canada

  • Maggie Perzyna

    Stem Wine Group | Concord, Canada

  • Agustin Trapero

    D&D London | London, England

  • Michael Duffy

    Burger & Barrel | New York, NY

  • Troy Denkler

    Kalani’s Restaurant | South Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Jonathan Ross

    Roe Seafood | Long Beach, CA

  • Shane Patton

    Corvino Supper Club | Kansas City, MO

Gregory Thomas, Bordeaux France

  • Phillip Dunn

    Spago | Beverly Hills, CA

Oregon Pinot Camp Willamette Valley, Oregon

  • David Berube

    Mandarin Oriental | Boston, MA

  • Alexandre Calvi

    DaDong | Jamaica, NY

A Glimpse Into Gallo North Coast & Central Valley, California

  • Corey Zamora

    L&F Distributors | Corpus Christi, TX

  • Marcella Jones

    The Lodge at Torry Pines | San Deigo, CA

  • Hugo Miller

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

  • Travis Tache

    Woodberry Wine | Petoskey, MI

  • Maximilian Kast

    Broadbent Selections | Raleigh-Durham, NC

  • Blaine Hunt

    Colorado College | Colorado Springs, CO

  • Curtis O’Dell

    Hunt & Fish Club | New York, NY

  • Anthony Donahue

    Carneros Resort & Spa | Napa, CA

D.O.C.G. Prosecco Italy

  • Jesse Correia

    Grotto Restaurant | Boston, MA

  • Katie Espinosa

    Bartolotta Restaurants | Milwaukee, WI

  • Laurie C. Sutton

    Malibu Beach Inn | Santa Monica, CA

  • Jonathan Eichholz

    Aquavit | New York, NY

  • Wendy Shoemaker

    Californios SF | San Francisco, CA

Italia del Vino Italy

  • Jordan Egan

    Simone Restaurant | Santa Monica, CA

  • Wednesday Nowak

    Talking Stick Resort | Phoenix, AZ

  • Marcella Jones

    The Lodge at Torrey Pines | San Deigo, CA

  • George Lobjanidze

    Resurgens Hospitality Group | Atlanta, GA

  • Elliott Erik David

    The Little Nell | Aspen, CO

  • Darla Hoffmann

    About Wine | Phoenix, AZ

  • Sam Tuttle

    Steakhouse No. 316 | Aspen, CO

  • Jaime Pinedo

    Spruce | San Francisco, CA

  • Gorancho Boshkov

    Fontainebleau | Palmetto Bay, FL

  • Max Tierno

    Corkbuzz | New York, NY

Somm Camp Napa & Sonoma, California

  • Jason Caballero

    Bourbon Steak | Scottsdale, AZ

  • Jose Luis Fernandez

    Quatrefoil Restaurant | Hamilton, Canada

  • Spreti Valente

    Anne’s Boutique Wines | Costa Mesa, Canada

  • Thomas Alexander

    Eno Wines | San Francisco, CA

  • Braithe Tidwell

    Brennan’s Restaurant | New Orleans, LA

  • Rachel Macalisang

    Kobrand | Los Angeles, CA

  • Kristin Welch

    RWK Imports | Washington, D.C.

  • Cheon Nicole

    Hakkasan | New York, NY

  • Roberto Recchione

    Marea | West Harrison, NY

  • Alexander Ring

    Lazy Bear | San Francisco, CA

  • Eric Cooperman

    The Cliffs | Travelers Rest, SC

  • Keith Hansen

    Intercontinental SF | San Francisco, CA


2015

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Aneniu/Codorníu Reventos Spain

  • Sean Razee

    Southern Glazer’s | Edwards, CO

  • Aaron Babcock

    Quince | San Francisco, CA

  • Robert Vardanian

    Wally’s | Beverly Hills, CA

  • Christopher Lara

    John Howie Steak | Seattle, WA

Ruinart Challenge Champagne, France

  • Hunter Hammett

    Jardinière | San Francisco, CA

  • Michelle Morin

    Montage Laguna Beach | Laguna Niguel, CA

  • Lindsay Thomas

    Pappas Bros. | Houston, TX

  • Hai Tran

    Umstead Hotel & Spa | Cary, NC

  • Victoria James

    Cote Korean Steakhouse | New York, NY

Napa Valley Vintners Napa Valley, California

  • Jennifer Szychowski

    Emerald Lagasse Delmonico Steakhouse | Las Vegas, NV

  • Max Coane

    Saison | San Francisco, CA

  • Jose Adrian Godoy

    Wykagyl Country Club | New Rochelle, NY

  • Matthew Zacharias

    Self-Employed | San Francisco, CA

  • Errol Joseph

    Mirbeau Inn & Spa | Plymouth, MA

  • Alicia Guzman

    The Wort Hotel | Jackson, WY

  • Casey Gamblin

    Umstead Hotel & Spa | Cary, NC

  • David Denton

    The Tasting Panel | Washington, D.C

  • Kevin Collins

    Fearrington House Restaurant | Pittsboro, NC

  • Matthew George

    Rivea by Alain Ducasse | Las Vegas, NV

  • Kathryn Gafvert

    Charlie Palmer Steak | New York, NY

  • Rachel Speckan

    City Winery | Chicago, IL

  • Sandra Indykiewicz

    The Wine Cellar | Southern Pines, NC

  • Matthew Brown

    Trio | Omaha, NE

  • Phoebe Loyd

    Casa Tua | Aspen, CO

  • Miguel Ostrowski

    The Vine Post | West Palm Beach, FL

  • Haksoo Kim

    Per Se | New York, NY

  • Nicholas Sandbom

    Jardinière | San Francisco, CA

  • Nancy Smith

    Michael Smith Restaurant | Kansas City, MO

  • Troy Revell

    BuKu Global Street Cuisine | Chapel Hill, NC

  • Sabrina Schatz

    Bobbly Flay Steak | North Cape May, NJ

Santa Barbara California (May 18, 2015)

  • Xavier Torres

    Terza | Rochester, MN

  • Greg Van Wagner

    Jimmy’s | Aspen, CO

Oregon Pinot Camp Willamette Valley, Oregon

  • Diana Hawkins

    Alinea | Chicago, IL

  • Victoria Kulinich

    Meadowood | Napa, CA

Wines of Germany Germany (Jun 20, 2015)

  • Jeremy Shanker

    Michael Mina | San Francisco, CA

  • Rania Zayyat

    Vintel LLc | Austin, TX

Cariñena Spain

  • Katie Venezia

    Gramercy Tavern | New York, NY

  • Veronica Kunkel

    Consultant | Washington, D.C

  • Rachel Macalisang

    Kobrand | Los Angeles, CA

  • Rob Guimaraes

    Union Common | Nashville, TN

Beaujolais France

  • Tamara Forward

    Vinfolio | New York, NY

  • Bess Farah

    Bravas Bar de Tapas | Healdsburg, CA

St-Emilion-Fronsac-Pomerol Bordeaux, France

  • Jim Rollston

    Farmhouse Inn | Forestville, CA

  • Patrick Miner

    Taj Campton Place Hotel | Pleasant Hill, CA

  • Lauren C. Daddona

    Del Frisco’s | Boston, MA

  • Jason Caballero

    Bourbon Steak | Scottsdale, AZ

  • Erik Segelbaum

    Somlyay LLC | Washington, D.C.

Alto Adige Italy

  • Timothy Gemelli

    Self-Employed | New York, NY

  • Allegra Angelo

    APS Wine & Spirits | Biscayne Park, FL

  • Jorie Taylor

    The Alinea Group | Chicago, IL

  • Kassandra McPherson

    Compline Wine Bar | Napa, CA

Laurent-Perrier Champagne, France

  • Kelly Wooldridge

    Bonanno Concepts | Denver, CO

  • Laurie Lindrup

    Beltramo’s Wines and Spirits | San Diego, CA

  • Anthony Mueller

    The French Laundry | Yountville, CA

  • Ruben Mendez

    L’Etoile Restaurant | Madison, WI

  • Melissa Woods

    Whole Foods | Boca Raton, FL

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy

  • Dawn Smith

    Inn at Langley | Langley, WA

  • Thomas Register

    Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group | New Orleans, LA

  • Christopher Lodge

    3 Cheers Productions | Atlanta, GA

  • Amanda Fraga

    Amara at Paraiso | Miami, FL

  • Kevin O’Rourke

    Starr Restaurants | New York, NY

  • Charlotte Randolph

    Californios SF | San Francisco, CA

  • Jorge Mendoza

    Charlie Arturaola and Grappolo Blu | Miami, FL

Burgundy France

  • Vilma Mazaite

    The Little Nell | Aspen, CO

  • Marie-Louise Friedland

    The Progress/State Bird Provisions | San Francisco, CA

  • Sabrina Schatz

    Bobby Flay Seak | North Cape May, NJ

Somm Camp Napa & Sonoma, California

  • Jeffrey Mayfield

    Del Frisco’s | Philadelphia, PA

  • Abbe Hendricks

    Negociants USA | Napa, CA

  • Gregory Mayer

    Berns Steak House | Tampa, FL

  • Jill Davis

    Failla Wines | Calistoga, CA

  • Jesse Smith

    High Cotton Restaurant | Mt. Pleasant, SC

  • Quinn Stephenson

    Coyote Café & Cantina | Santa Fe, NM

  • Justin Moore

    Casa Tua | Aspen, CO

  • Sean Nelson

    Hawksworth Restaurant | Vancouver, Canada

  • Panagiotis Kourakos

    Catch Hospitality Group | New York, NY

  • Doug Hopkins

    Eleven Madison Park | New York, NY

  • David Crowe

    Eddie Vs./Darden | Blue Springs, MO

  • Lisa Wong

    Ottowa, Canada


2014

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Master Sommeliers

Codorníu Spain

  • Marissa Copeland

    David Burke | New York, NY

  • Cassandra Felix

    The Breakers | Palm Beach, FL

  • Emily Larkins

    Cragie on Main | Cambridge, MA

Napa Valley Vintners Napa Valley, California

  • Rina Bussell

    Altura Restaurant | Seattle, WA

  • Brian McClure

    Greenbriar | White Sulphur Springs, WV

  • Nicholas Daddona

    Boston Harbor Hotel | Boston, MA

  • Evan Vallee

    Gary Danko | San Francisco, CA

  • Timothy White

    Triple Creek Ranch | Darby, MT

  • Brice Allen

    Self-Employed | Denver, CO

  • Andrea Morris

    Jean-Georges | New York, NY

  • Gregory Mayer

    Haven | Tampa, FL

  • Molly Brooks-Thorton

    Bankers Hill Bar | San Deigo, CA

  • Miranda Elliot

    Les Nomades | Chicago, IL

  • Mark Maruszak

    Element 112 | Chicago, IL

  • Brandon Kerne

    33 Wine Shop & Bar | St. Louis, MO

  • Desiree Napolitano Leja

    Del Frisco’s | Chicago, IL

Cariñena Spain

  • Andrew Rastello

    Gramercy Tavern | New York, NY

  • Jeremy Campbell

    Root & Flower | Edwards, CO

  • Katie Kelly

    The Citizen | Boston, MA

  • Jorge Villacorta

    Whole Foods | Austin, TX

  • Miranda Elliot

    Del Frisco’s | Chicago, IL

Oregon Pinot Camp Willamette Valley, Oregon

  • Chris Dooley

    L’Espalier | Boston, MA

  • Faye Simmons

    River & Rail | Columbus, GA

Wines of Germany Germany

  • Jerusha Frost

    Chef’s Club | New York, NY

  • Sean Razee

    Vail Resorts | Vail, CO

Provence France

  • Matthew Wirtala

    Jasmine | Las Vegas, NV

  • Devin Zendel

    The Venetian | Las Vegas, NV

  • Jordan Egan

    The NoMad | New York, NY

Wines of Alsace France

  • Jonathan Ross

    Eleven Madison Park | New York, NY

  • Jennifer Schmitt

    Everest Restaurant | Chicago, IL

Wines of South Africa South Africa

  • Peter Bothwell

    Mandarin Oriental | New York, NY

  • Allyson Gorsuch

    Farmhouse Inn Restaurant | Forestville, CA

Bordeaux France

  • Jose Maria Aguirre

    The Fifth Floor | San Francisco, CA

  • Andrew Rastello

    Eleven Madison Park | New York, NY

  • Marissa Payne

    Birba | San Francisco, CA

  • Jill Zimorski

    Hotel Jerome | Aspen, CO

  • Hai Tran

    Umstead Hotel & Spa | Cary, NC

  • Nathaniel Munoz

    Rose Café & Restaurant | Venice Beach, CA

Vinho Verde Portugal

  • Amy Racine

    Sons & Daughters Group | San Francisco, CA

  • Luke Boland

    Del Posto | New York, NY

  • Christina Fuhrman

    Flatiron Wines | New York, NY

  • Paul Ozbirn

    Vino Vino | Austin, TX

Ruinart Champagne, France

  • Martin Sheehan-Stross

    Gary Danko | San Francisco, CA

  • James Lechner

    Bastille | Seattle, WA

  • Alvetta Embry

    4th & Swift | Atlanta, GA

  • Arthur Hon

    Sepia | Chicago, IL

  • Nicole Hakli

    The NoMad | New York, NY

Languedoc-Roussillon France

  • Amanda McCrossin

    Crown Group Hospitality | New York, NY

  • Nadia Pavlevska

    Darren’s Restaurant | Manhattan Beach, CA

  • John Freitas

    Morello Bistro | Greenwich, CT

  • William Moss

    Joël Robuchon Restaurant | Las Vegas, NV

  • Daniel Bjugstad

    Pasquale Jones | New York, NY

Switzerland Switzerland

  • Liz Dowty

    Square Root | New Orleans, LA

  • Victoria James

    Marea | New York, NY

Somm Camp Napa & Sonoma, California

  • Shaun Adams

    Scottsdale National Golf Club | Scottsdale, AZ

  • Brad Marr

    Dante Restaurant | Omaha, NE

  • Nicole Hakli

    The Nomad | New York, NY

  • Jennifer Estevez

    Omvino | San Francisco, CA

  • Jodi Bronchtein

    McCrady’s | Manville, RI

  • Lindsay Thomas

    Pappas Bros. | Houston, TX

  • Jake Lewis

    Momofuku | New York, NY

  • Christel Stiver

    Hotel Jerome | Aspen, CO

  • Erin Brooks

    La Toque | Napa, CA

  • Andy Wedge

    Husk | Nashville, TN

  • Edward Morgan

    Travaasa Resorts | Austin, TX

  • Jason Smith

    Wild Ginger | Seattle, WA

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy

  • Daniel Toral

    50 Eggs Inc. | Miami, FL

  • Michael Calabrese

    Self-Employed | New York, NY

  • Miklos Katona

    Wynn Resort | Las Vegas, NV

  • James Watkins

    Cordua Restaurants | Houston, TX

  • Edward Morgan

    Travaasa Resorts | Austin, TX

  • Martin Beally

    Wild Ginger | Seattle, WA

  • John Keife

    Self-Employed | New Orleans, LA

  • Joseph Billesbach

    Brennan’s | New Orleans, LA

  • Shaun Adams

    Scottsdale National Golf Club | Scottsdale, AZ

  • Rebecca Fineman

    Michael Mina | San Francisco, CA

  • Charles Berg

    Landry’s | Houston, TX

  • Eric Cooperman

    The Cliffs | Travelers Rest, SC

  • Gordana Josovic

    San Francisco Wine School | San Francisco, CA

  • Luke Kenning

    Farallon Restaurant | San Francisco, CA

  • Christel Stiver

    The Little Nell | Aspen, CO

  • John Freitas

    L’Escale Restaurant | Greenwich, CT

  • Reno De Ranieri

    Peche | New Orleans, LA

  • Argyle Wolf-Knapp

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

  • Molly Wismeier

    Charlie Trotter’s | Chicago, IL


2013

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Alto Adige Italy

  • Jane Lopes

    Ristorante Morini | New York, NY

  • Jennifer Wagoner

    Zuma | Miami, FL

  • Mark Thostesen

    Wild Ginger/Triple Door | Bellevue, WA

  • Arthur Hon

    Sepia Restaurant | Chicago, IL

  • Chris Baggetta

    Quince | San Francisco, CA

  • Paul Kulik

    Le Bouillon | Omaha, NE

  • Joshua Orr

    Marina Kitchen/Marriott | San Deigo, CA

  • Erica O’Neal

    Frasca Food & Wine | Boulder, CO

Master Napa Valley Napa Valley, California

  • Nikolay Dimitrov

    Kimpton Hotels | Alexandria, VA

  • Paul Krikorian

    The Lodge at Torrey Pines | La Jolla, CA

  • James Lechner

    Bastille | Seattle, WA

  • Joon Lim

    Vine Vault | Lawrenceville, GA

  • David Eckler

    V-Mertz | Omaha, NE

  • Angela-Camille Copeland

    Rollers Wine & Sprits | Hilton Head, SC

  • Henry Zhou JunJie

    Shangri-La Hotel | Shanghai, China

  • Pier-Alexis Souliere

    Dinner by Heston Blumenthal | London, England

  • Dan Sharp

    Merivale | Sydney, Australia

  • Xavi Torres

    Pescara Restaurant | Rochester, NY

  • Jen Saxby

    Thirty 7 North Restaurant | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Kathleen Thomas

    Hakkasan Group | Las Vegas, NV

  • Stacey Gibson

    Olympic Provisions | Portland, OR

  • Peter Hoyt

    Self-Employed | Port Chester, NY

  • Juan Carlos Flores

    Capella Pedragal Hotel | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Wines of Greece Greece

  • Winn Roberton

    Bourbon Steak | Washington, D.C

  • Bridget Cheslock

    Flow Wine Group | San Deigo, CA

Wines of South Africa South Africa

  • Troy Knapp

    Driskill Hotel | Austin, TX

  • Heath Porter

    The Greenbriar | White Sulphur Springs, WV

Riesling Rendezvous Germany

  • Jayce McQuerter

    Appellations Fine Wines | Saint Louis, MO

  • William Davis

    Estate Brands | Denver, CO

Spire Summit Napa & Sonoma, California

  • Matthew Dulle

    Lazy Bear | San Francisco, CA

  • Nikolay Dimitrov

    Culinary Institute of Virginia | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Gregory Van Wagner

    The Little Nell | Aspen, CO

  • Todd Brinkman

    L’Auberge de Sedona | Sedona, AZ

  • Scott Ota

    The Driskill/Hyatt Hotels | Austin, TX

  • David Ferreira

    The Barrymore | Las Vegas, NV

  • Cindy Woodman

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

  • Zach Gossard

    Fontainebleau | Miami Beach, FL

  • Daniel Beedle

    Juni Restaurant | New York, NY

  • Mia Van de Water

    North End Grill | New York, NY

The Beautiful South- W.O.S.A. London, England

  • Chris Tanghe

    RN74 | Seattle, WA

  • Eric Entrikin

    International Culinary Center | Campbell, CA

  • Christopher Bates

    Hotel Fauchére | Milford, PA

  • Charles Fredy

    Chambers & Chambers | Honolulu, HI

  • Elise Loehr

    F. Scott’s Restaurant | Nashville, TN

  • Chris Birnie-Visscher

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

  • Desiree Napolitano

    Del Frisco’s | Chicago, IL

  • Marissa Payne

    The Riddler | San Francisco, CA

  • Troy Revell

    Bin 54 Steak & Cellar | Chapel Hill, NC

  • Ronald Plunkett

    Hakkasan Group | San Francisco, CA

  • Rob Van Leer

    Vino Venue | Dunwoody, GA

  • Jacob Gragg

    Cru Artisan Wines | Atlanta, GA

  • Kelly Wooldridge

    Bonanno Concepts | Denver, CO

  • Jim Fink

    Wood & Wine | Avon, OH

  • Kelly Coggins

    Tremont 647 & Sister Sorel | Boston, MA

  • Matthew Dulle

    Lazy Bear | San Francisco, CA

  • Jill Zimorski

    Hotel Jerome | Aspen, CO

  • Cara Schwindt

    Alana-Tokaj | Park City, UT

Wines of Chile Chile

  • Victoria James

    Marea | New York, NY

  • Julie Dalton

    Four Seasons | Baltimore, MD

  • Gordana Josovic

    Epic Roasthouse | San Francisco, CA

  • Chris Birme-Visscher

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

Ruinart Champagne, France

  • Evan Vallee

    Wayfair Tavern | San Francisco, CA

  • Will Costello

    Mandarin Oriental | Las Vegas, NV

  • Joseph Allerton

    Michael Symon Restaurants | Detroit, MI

  • Caleb Ganzer

    Eleven Madison Park | New York, NY

  • Mariya Kovacheva

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

Ribera del Duero Spain

  • Phillip Dunn

    Canlis | Seattle, WA

  • Daniel Toral

    Lippi Restaurant | Miami, FL

  • Mitch Price

    Rancho Valencia | San Diego, CA

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy (Sep 14, 2013)

  • Kyungmoon Kim

    Jungsik Restaurant | New York, NY

  • Benjamin Roberts

    Masraffs | Houston, TX

  • Michael Salomone

    Self-Employed | Atlanta, GA

  • Greg Tresner

    The Phoenician | Scottsdale, AZ

  • Martin Winters

    Self-Employed | Napa, CA

  • Emile Joseph Pilie

    Self-Employed

  • Patrick DiFilippo

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

  • Jessica Pinzon

    Soutirage | Napa, CA

  • Natalie Dulaney

    Steak House N. 316 | Aspen, CO

  • Paul Ozbirn

    Parkside Projects | Austin, TX

  • Rob May

    Killer Vino | Houston, TX

  • Kim Beto

    Vintrust LLC | San Francisco, CA

  • Anthony Mueller

    Tarbell’s | Phoenix, AZ

  • Jamie Jamison

    The American Restaurant | Kansas City, MO

  • Barry Himel

    Dickie Brennan & Company | Belle Chasse, LA

  • Nicholas Daddona

    Boston Harbor Hotel | Boston, MA

  • Giselle Hamburg

    B & B Hospitality | New York, NY

  • Dominique Henderson

    A16 Restaurant | San Francisco, CA

  • Cara Patricia Higgins

    Saison | San Francisco, CA

  • Melanie Kaman

    Flagstaff House | Boulder, CO

  • Julie Berger

    Honest Man LTD | New York, NY

  • Tim Willard

    Spence Restaurant | Atlanta, GA

Wines of Australia Australia (Sep 14, 2013)

  • Abbe Hendricks

    Django | Des Moines, IA

Wines of Germany Germany

  • Lauren Collins

    L’Espalier | Boston, MA

  • Dan Davis

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

Codorníu Spain

  • Ryan Stetins

    Redd | Yountville, CA

  • Cedric Nicaise

    Eleven Madison Park | New York, NY

  • Mark Sabbe

    Mercat a la Planxa | Chicago, IL


2012

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Master Sommeliers

Wines of Germany Germany

  • Mariya Kovacheva

    Café Boulud | Palm Beach, FL

  • Grant Reynolds

    Self-Employed | New York, NY

Armagnac France

  • Colin Thoreen

    Alta Marea Group | New York, NY

  • Christopher Walsh

    Self-Employed

Codorníu Spain (Aug 25, 2012)

  • Eli Benchimol

    St. Regis | Washington, D.C.

  • Tali Dalbaha

    City Winery | New York, NY

  • Sabrina Schatz

    Bobby Flay Steak | Atlantic City, NJ

  • Jill Zimorski

    Volt Restaurant | Frederick, MD

Ruinart Champagne, France

  • Roland Micu

    Coi | San Francisco, CA

  • Julie Dalton

    Four Seasons | Baltimore, MD

  • Nico Snyman

    Bellagio | Las Vegas, NV

  • Chantelle Pabros

    Self-Employed | New York, NY

  • Grant Reynolds

    Delicious Hospitality Group | New York, NY

Wines of Greece Greece

  • Todd Brinkman

    L’Auberge de Sedona | Sedona, AZ

  • Eric Faber

    La Poste Eatery | Cincinnate, OH

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy

  • Scott Craver

    Royal Blues Hotel | Deerfield Beach, FL

  • Andrew D’Errico

    Wynn | Las Vegas, NV

  • William Edwards

    Lincoln Restaurant | New York, NY

  • Louis Farber

    Rao’s Caesar’s Palace | Las Vegas, NV

  • Jacob Gragg

    Re-cess Southern Gastro Pub | Atlanta, GA

  • Morgan Harris

    Corkbuzz | New York, NY

  • Travis Hinkle

    Post Oak Hotel | Houston, TX

  • James Lechner

    Bastille | Seattle, WA

  • Myres McDougal

    Seagar’s Hilton Sandestin | Santa Rosa, FL

  • Rebecca Miller

    LB Steak | San Jose, CA

  • Jackson Rohrbaugh

    Canlis | Seattle, WA

  • Rachael Ryan

    High Treason | Oakland, CA

  • Evan Vallee

    Wayfare Tavern | San Francisco, CA

Wines of South Africa South Africa

  • Erica Landon

    Ten 01 | Portland, OR

  • Jim Medley

    Whole Foods Market | San Francisco, CA


2011

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Master Sommeliers

Wines of New Zealand New Zealand

  • Brahm Callahan

    Post 390 | Boston, MA

  • Dustin Wilson

    RN74 | Saan Francisco, CA

Bordeaux France

  • Meredith Bearov

    Citronelle | Washington, D.C.

  • Will Costello

    Addison Restaurant/Grand Del Mar | San Diego, CA

  • David Kristiansen

    Bellagio | Las Vegas, NV

  • Betsy Ross

    Boston Harbor Hotel | Boston, MA

Wines of South Africa South Africa

  • Ian Cauble

    Ritx-Carlton | Orlando, FL

  • Thomas Price

    Self-Employed | Seattle, WA

Wines of Greece Greece

  • Sanae Halprin

    Aria | Las Vegas, NV

  • Jennifer McCarthy

Banfi Vintners Foundation Italy

  • Davis Anderson, III

    Oceana | New York, NY

  • Sydney Paris

    Prima Vini | San Francisco, CA

  • Amber Mihna

    General Beverage Sales Company | Madison, WI

  • Michael Bryan

    Atlanta Wine School | Atlanta, GA

  • Katherine Kosorski

    Mackinaw City, MI

  • Petra Polakovicova

    Epic Steak | San Francisco, CA

  • Jeffrey Mayfield

    Del Frisco’s | Philadelphia, PA

  • Steven McDonald

    Pappas Bros. | Houston, TX

  • Aaron Patrick

    Bourbon Steak | San Francisco, CA

  • Daniel Cobian

    The Breakers | Palm Beach, FL

  • Harmen Rost van Tonningen

    Pelican Isle | Naples, FL

  • Jason Carlen

    Spiaggia | Chicago, IL

  • Mike Zima

    Del Posto | New York, NY

Ruinart Champagne, France

  • Jeffery Bencus

    Michael Mina’s | Las Vegas, NV

  • Nichole Burke

  • Bridget Cheslock

    The WineSellar & Brasserie | San Deigo, CA

  • Morgan Harris

    Corkbuzz | New York, NY

  • Eric Hastings

    Eddie V’s Prime Seafood | New York, NY

Languedoc-Roussillon France

  • Caleb Ganzer

    dB Bistro Moderne | New York, NY

  • Beth Lieberman

    Momofuku Ko | New York, NY

  • Dan Davis

    Commander’s Palace | New Orleans, LA

  • Phillip Dunn

    Canlis | Seattle, WA

  • Justin Hall

    Bourbon Steak | Miami, FL

  • Dan Pilkey

    Elysian | Chicago, IL

Wines of Australia Australia

  • Susan Ball

  • Chris Edmonds

    Rosewood Hotels & Resorts | Hong Kong, China

  • Daniel Grajewski

    Stonehill Tavern | Dana Point, CA

  • Dlynn Proctor

    Treasury Wine Estates | Napa, CA

Master Napa Valley Napa Valley, California

  • Patty Beck

    Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, NV

  • Scott Cameron

    Alto | New York, NY

  • Eric Crane

    Empire Distributors | Atlanta, GA

  • Jordan Egan

    GT Fish & Oyster | Chicago, IL

  • Rachael Ego

    Roaring Fork Club | Aspen, CO

  • Tom Gannon

    Rothmann’s Steakhouse | New York, NY

  • Fred Gerber

    Cuistot | Palm Springs, CA

  • Jacob Gragg

    Cru Artisan Wines | New York, NY

  • Samuel Huerta

  • Max Kast

    The Fearrington House | Pittsboro, NC

  • Susan Keyes

  • Georgi Kolev

    Royal Caribbean International | Miami, FL

  • Rachel Kunze

    Charlie GTTrotter’s | Chicago, IL

  • Corey Ladouceur

    Granite Club | Toronto, Canada

  • Kristina Long

    The Post Hotel & Spa | Lake Louise, Canada

  • Rachel Macalisang

    Azumo Concepts | Santa Monica, CA

  • Patrick Miner

    Ruth’s Chris Steak House | San Francisco, CA

  • Elton Nichols

    Pearl Bar & Dining | Seattle, WA

  • Mitch Price

    Addison Restaurant | San Diego, CA

  • Kami Lee Robb

    Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa | Sidney, Canada

  • Joseph Schroeder

  • Luis Taboada

    The Wanderers Club | Wellington, FL

  • Rob Van Leer

    Featherson’s/BridgeMill | Atlanta, GA

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