Sommelier Course and Exam at Bristol Bar & Grille
Aspiring Master Sommeliers will head to the Bristol Bar & Grille’s downtown location, 614 W. Main St., for the Court of Master Sommeliers Level I exam Monday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Sept. 13. The classes and exam will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. Cost is $525. They are headed by Master Sommeliers Scott Harper, a managing partner and beverage director for Bristol Bar & Grille; Brett Davis, partner of Falls City Hospitality Group which runs Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar and Doc’s Cantina in Louisville and Union Common in Nashville, Tenn.; and Matt Citriglia, director of education of Vintage Wine Distributer in Ohio. There are only 147 Master Sommeliers in the United States. For more information or to register, visit mastersommeliers.org.
“We are honored to host such a prestigious event at the Bristol here in Louisville,” said Harper. “This sommelier examination will draw wine professionals from several states and it is an opportunity to showcase Louisville’s abundant and thriving culinary community.”
The Court of Master Sommeliers was first established in the United Kingdom in 1969 to encourage improved standards of beverage knowledge and service in hotels and restaurants. The Master Sommelier diploma distinguishes a service professional as the most qualified in the industry. It is an honor recognized throughout the hospitality business worldwide.
About Bristol Bar and Grille:
The Bristol Bar & Grille has been Louisville’s dining tradition since 1977. All four locations are open for lunch and dinner daily. The Bristol’s award-winning Sunday brunch is a renowned local favorite.
For reservations or more information call (502) 456-1702 and visit bristolbarandgrille.com