The TEXSOM Best Sommelier Competition is judged by Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine from around the globe during the TEXSOM Sommelier Conference.
We accept applicants from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico to compete for the title of TEXSOM Best Sommelier 2017.
The competition will be held Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas.
The competition includes a tasting exam, practical service exam and written theory exam.
The following Scholarships will be rewarded from SOMMFoundation to be used for a Court of Master Sommeliers certification program.
Application deadline is April 28, 2017. You will be notified by May 12, 2017 if you are one of the 25 competitors in the TEXSOM Best Sommelier Competition 2017.
The winner will be announced at the Grand Tasting and Awards Reception on Monday, August 14, 2017.
Competitors are also encouraged to volunteer at the TEXSOM Sommelier Conference and can apply to volunteer on the volunteer page of our website.
The conference team will take into consideration your availability to volunteer and compete when planning your schedules.
If you are not already receiving emails from us, and want to receive important announcements regarding the 2017 conference, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request to be added to our email list.
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TEXSOM Best Sommelier Winners
2016 Rachel DelRocco
2015 Nathan Fausti
2014 Joelle Cousins
2013 Scott Ota
2012 Ryan Tedder
2011 Bill Elsey
2010 Jason Huerta
2009 June Rodil
2008 Scott Barber
2007 Mark Sayre
2006 Devon Broglie
2005 Kim Wallace