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Iron Sommelier 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm$150
Houston’s finest sommeliers will be put to the test for the title of Iron Sommelier in the city’s premier wine competition and fundraiser benefiting The Periwinkle Foundation. Chairmen Sean Beck and John Clutterbuck invite guests to an evening showcasing the expertise of 13 sommeliers while guests mingle and taste hand-selected wines that showcase a theme selected by the sommelier. Each competitor will be rated on wine choice, presentation, creativity and knowledge of their wine selections.
On hand will be Rob Brandani – Brandani’s; Lindsay Thomas – Camerata at Paulie’s; Freddy Opperman – Carrabba’s Kirby; Sam Governale – Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar; Evan Turner – Helen – Greek Food and Wine; Brittany Brown – The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa; Vanessa Treviño Boyd – Lakeside Country Club; James Wakins – Pappas Bros. Steakhouse; Whitney Seng – River Oaks Country Club; Angie Chang – Sonoma Wine Bar & Restaurant; Adele Corrigan – 13 Celsius Wine Bar; and Travis Hinkle – Treadsack Restaurant Group.
An Auction, Wine Pull and Making A Mark® Children’s Art Sale will round out the evening of vino, entertainment and food.