The 3rd Austrian Wine Sommelier Competiton (formerly known as Austria Uncorked) is heading to Chicago this October 14th!
Sommeliers and industry professionals are invited to compete for a coveted, all expense paid trip to the 2020 VieVinum – Austria’s biggest wine fair!
Participants will be asked to complete and theory and tasting portion of the exam and the top three scores from the morning portion will go on to compete in service. All questions will be on Austrian wines.
To kickoﬀ Chicago’s Best Somm 2019, we are hosting a Master Class on Austrian wine led by Jesse Becker MS on August 22nd . This is your opportunity to taste 11 Austrian wines, receive valuable study materials and insights, and to size up your competition!
➤ Kick-Off Event – August 22nd | 10:30 am Location: Maple & Ash, 8 W Maple St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA Speaker: Jesse Becker, MS For the kick-off it is not necessary to participate in the competition – everybody is welcome!
➤ Sommelier Competition – October 14th | 10 am Location: Maple & Ash, 8 W Maple St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA Speaker: Jesse Becker, MS The best and brightest sommeliers will go head-to-head in a no holds barred competition consisting of a theory and blind tasting exam. The top three sommeliers will go on to compete in a service exam later that day. The winner will be ﬂown to Vienna for the biggest Austrian winefair – Vievinum 2020.
Think you have what it takes? Register today.