Thursday, May 1, 2014

June 9th NYC--Enter the Sud de France Sommelier Competition posted by Philip S. Kampe


Sud de France Sommelier Competition

New York City

June 9, 2014 | 9AM

To all Sommeliers in America:
Sud de France
The SUD DE FRANCE SOMMELIER COMPETITION 2014, sponsored by Sud de France and produced by American Sommelier will take place on Monday, June 9th, 2013 in New York City.
This event will be held at the Maison de la Région Languedoc-Roussillon, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY, starting at 9:00AM promptly.
We want to find America’s most Languedoc-Roussillon-savvy sommelier—a true master of the region.  During the Sud de France Sommelier Competition, candidates will have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon through an educational and challenging series of exams.  All competitors will sit a written theory exam in addition to written blind tasting.  The results of this first round will determine three Finalists who will go on to compete in front of a live audience.  Finalists square off in theory, blind tasting, and food pairing exams, the winner ultimately taking the title of:
Sud de France Sommelier 2014
The winner will receive an enriching journey through the Languedoc-Roussillon where he or she will study first-hand the rich soils and terroirs and have the chance to meet some of the region’s most talented producers!  This trip will take place in the spring of 2015, as organized by Sud de France Développement.

  1. All Candidates must be employed by a Restaurant, Hotel, Club, Retail, Wholesale, or any other facet of the hospitality industry
  2. All Candidates must be at least 21 years of age
  3. All Candidates must be a resident of the United States


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