2016 Sommelier Challenge Awards
have been posted on the Results page.
Best of Show Awards have now been posted!
Star Somm Jesse Rodriguez of Montage Returns
as Chief Judge for Sommelier Challenge VIII
September 17 and 18, 2016
Jesse Rodriguez, one of the most accomplished and respected sommeliers in the nation, will return as Chief Judge of Sommelier Challenge VIII in September in San Diego.
Rodriguez, currently at Montage in Laguna Beach, CA, formerly built the impressive wine list at Addision at the Grand Del Mar in San Diego, and prior to that was head sommelier at the French Laundry in Yountville, CA.
He assembled an impressive array of somms from across the nation for Sommelier Challenge VII and is currently putting together and equally star-studded lineup for the 2016 Sommelier Challenge Wine & Spirits competition. The 2016 event is scheduled for September 17 and 18 at the elegant Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego.