CIA Sommelier Summit


summelierCIA Sommelier Summit

April 26- 28, 2015

at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

Engaging the Sommelier Community
Come participate in several days of education, collaboration, and camaraderie, as you explore topics including:

  • Trends and challenges in the world wine market
  • Providing reliable, authentic information about wine and food to consumers
  • Perfecting techniques of tasting, service, and selling
  • Building a lasting, professional community of diverse, but like-minded ambassadors of the love of great wine and great food at the dining table

Preliminary Summit Schedule
Here is a sampling of what to expect at the CIA Sommelier Summit. We will have a more robust schedule and additional session descriptions available March 1.

In addition to the activities listed, your summit registration includes Napa Valley-style breakfasts and lunches, as well as interactive breakout sessions and social events.

Sunday, April 26
1:30-2:45 p.m. Early Bird Session
2-3 p.m. Registration
3-6 p.m. General Sessions
6-9 p.m. Vintners Hall of Fame Unveiling Ceremony and Dinner

Monday, April 27
9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. General Sessions
12:45-2 p.m. Herb Terrace Live Fire Lunch
2-5:30 p.m. General Sessions
5:30-7 p.m. Napa Valley Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, April 28
8:30 a.m. 1 p.m. General Sessions
1 p.m. 2 p.m. Lunch
2 p.m. 3 p.m. Optional General Session / Tasting

To register,

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