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Blind Taste With The Masters - Thursday
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm
Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Attire: Business Casual
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Founder, San Francisco Wine School Joseph Spellman
JUSTIN Eric Hemer
Master Sommelier, Master of Wine
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Join world-renowned Master Sommeliers and San Diego’s brightest Somm’s as they battle it out in the ultimate Blind Tasting Challenge. Nationally acclaimed Sommeliers will put their blind tasting skills to the test in this head-to-head challenge pitting the nation’s top sommeliers against the industry’s most promising rising stars. Journey with each Sommelier as they take you through an exciting tasting experience of six wines as you try to establish each wine’s varietal, region and vintage utilizing classic techniques involving sight, smell and taste. Find out what the professionals look for and learn how to identify different varietals and styles of wine following the Master Sommelier technique of wine identification. The blind tasting is conducted in the Court of Master Sommeliers’ tasting format.