Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis

11/21 Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis

@jonathanpullis

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): 2 minutes to grab a hot cup of coffee and settle in for #SommChat. join us!!

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Let’s do this @KeeperColl #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – Good morning all! Happy #WW and happy #SommChat!

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Master Sommelier @jonathanpullis? may be a great #Winelover but not much of a #TwitterLover #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear abt #wine from #MasterSommelier Jonathan Pullis @jonathanpullis! #WW #Winelover

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): We’d like to introduce you to Jonathan Pullis, MS @jonathanpullis @TheLittleNell in #Aspen #SommChat #WineWednesday #Winelover

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): We’re about ready to dive in w/questions, so shout out to @jonathanpullis to say hello & so he knows you’re here! #WineWednesday #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Don’t forget that EVERY tweet during this chat should include the #SommChat hashtag in order for everyone to see it! #WineWednesday

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): As we ask MS @jonathanpullis our Qs, you can ask him Ur Qs as well! He’ll do his best to answer all Qs in the order they come #SommChat #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): W/so many participants lots of gr8 Q’s R asked! Even if u dont ask 1,S/O 2 @KeeperColl & @jonathanpullis let us know u R here! #SommChat #WW

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – What wine will you bring for your Thanksgiving table? – #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @demilove It will be multiple #wines – bubbles, sancerre, #riesling Kabinett level, & of course red and white #Burgundy #SommChat

@whyknowinphilly (Aaron Meeker): @KeeperColl #SommChat @JonathanPullis – Jonathan what do you see as the ‘next’ region(s) for you personally and for the masses?

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @whyknowinphilly really excited about the wines from Bierzo – delicious white wine fr Godello & red fr Mencia #SommChat

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): @KeeperColl hey Jonathan, good to see you on twitter & #SommChat @jonathanpullis

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): Good morning and happy #WW #Tday style! Happy to join @KeeperColl #SommChat with @jonathanpullis

@donajilira (Donaji Lira): @KeeperColl @JonathanPullis ; #SommChat, checking in!

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): #SommChat @JonathanPullis Do you have any desert island must have wines?

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @AdamPlotkin Yes pls anything cold & within reach but if had to choose 1, #Champagne #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Happy Thanksgiving @donajilira!! #SommChat

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): Happy Thanksgiving @donajilira!! #SommChat

@TheLittleNell (The Little Nell): Don’t miss #SommChat with @JonathanPullis and @KeeperColl, going on now! #WineWednesday #Aspen

@travisgoff (travis goff): Hello from Walla Walla @AmaviCellars @PepperBridge to a new #TEXSOM favorite, @JonathanPullis. #SommChat Gobble Gobble

@mattreiser (Matt Reiser): Welcome @JonathanPullis #SommChat #gobblegobble

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): Multitasking with #F1Chat and #SommChat at the same time. Seems reasonable

@ShitMySommSays (ShitMySommelierSays): Miss? RT @KeeperColl: As we ask MS @jonathanpullis our Qs, #SommChat #WW

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – So far for T-giving, I have a White Bordeaux and RRV Pinot Noir, I’m going shopping today, what do you recommend? #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): Love Mencia! MT @JonathanPullis: really excited about the wines from Bierzo – delicious white wine fr Godello & red fr Mencia #SommChat

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): @JonathanPullis Know of a good smoky Cortese I might find for #TDay? #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @tmarshalljones Sorry no – but if you want smoky, try some Rosso di Montalcino #SommChat

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): Nice! Will do – RT @JonathanPullis: @tmarshalljones Sorry no – but if you want smoky, try some Rosso di Montalcino #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @tmarshalljones more go to smokey tip- Northern #Rhone esp Chave Crozes Hermitage #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis Did you grow up around #wine? Or did you have a specific wine moment that sparked your interest? #WineWednesday #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl My parents enjoyed wine w/dinner-clearly remember btl of @RobertMondavi RSV Cab w/grilled flank steak at 16! #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl It was the first time I realized that #food and #wine were better together! #SommChat #WineWednesday

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Thanksgiving Family Service Tip: make it easy on yourself- open wide variety of wines, set on table, & let all enjoy family style #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl The wine that is consumed first by the fam is the favorite and you need to open another #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis @TheLittleNell has won Grand Award 4 15 yrs! What R greatest challenges u face 2 maintain award #wine list? #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Very fortunate 2 live & work N#Aspen- @TheLittleNell attracts fantastic clientele who recognize gr8 #wine & value #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Constantly buying gr8est wines on earth b/c we get 2 share them w/our guests-they R difficult 2 keep N stock. #SommChat #WW

@raelinn_wine (Raelinn_wine): @KeeperColl thanks!! And Happy Thanksgiving to all my #SommChat friends! Cheers!

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): A. @KeeperColl @jonathanpullis does the move by China $’s into Burgundy worry you as a #wine #buyer going forward? #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @noblewines Absolutely – we hope they stick with #Bordeaux #SommChat

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): Totally agree on Mencia @adamplotkin @JonathanPullis #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis @TheLittleNell in #Aspen F&W director, @sabato3, is also a Master #Sommelier – wow! #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl @TheLittleNell has reputation as gr8 #wine destination but also 4 our commitment to education and service. #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Lucky 2 count @yobetts @BobbyStuckeyMS @BellagioWine @DWilson79 &Brian McClintic-all MS & former employees. #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl We are always blind tasting, studying and preparing the next Master #Sommelier among us. #SommChat #WineWednesday

@ATXFoodnews (Kay Marley-Dilworth): T’giving wine advice! RT @jonathanpullis: The wine that is consumed first by the fam is the favorite and you need to open another #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @vtwinemedia @JonathanPullis Try Las Lomas (spelling?) by Palacios. Hard to find, but worth the effort! #SommChat #VivaEspana #Bierzo

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis just heard you also have 3 more Somms working on MS – what is in @TheLittleNell #Aspen water! #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl yes, @TheLittleNell currently has 3 MS candidates on staff: Carlton McCoy, Tim Baldwin and Csaba Oveges. #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl @TheLittleNell has culture that recognizes the > we know abt #wine & service the better we can serve our guests. #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Friendly competition makes us better. It’s really up & coming young servers that force us 2 stay sharp & hungry! #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl We are excited @TheLittleNell to unveil our newly remodeled restaurant, Element 47. http://bit.ly/UIz69J #WW #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Resto been brought up 2 same fantastic stds as our rooms & is now a lovely, contemporary space-elegant yet refined. #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): Soon @carltonmccoy 2! MT @KeeperColl: Q. @jonathanpullis @TheLittleNell F&W director, @sabato3 also Master #Sommelier – wow! #SommChat #WW

@erikuncorked (Erik Leenaars): @AdamPlotkin @vtwinemedia @JonathanPullis Love Descendientes de Jose Palacios “Petalos” from Bierzo #SommChat #VivaEspana #Bierzo #SommChat

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): Was so busy cleaning my office (no, really) that I almost missed #SommChat!

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): What is everyone drinking tomorrow? #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): #Priorities, Man! RT @RichardsLJ: Was so busy cleaning my office (no, really) that I almost missed #SommChat!

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): @WineFoodTX On the plus side, looking at my desk buried under who-knows-what makes me want to drink #wine. #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Hahaha! RT @RichardsLJ: @WineFoodTX On the plus side, looking at my desk buried under who-knows-what makes me want to drink #wine. #SommChat

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): I am drinking Ivory Mist, an off-dry white from local @gswinery. #wine #Thanksgiving #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @noblewines @RichardsLJ Starting w ’10 Miani Filip Friulano w some prosciutto. #goodstart #SommChat

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): May also open a bottle of Pinot Noir, because that’s my go-to #Thanksgiving #wine, but not expecting a crowd. #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): Twist on the Resto name – Element 47 is silver on the Periodic Table & #Aspen was founded as a silver-mining town #SommChat

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): @JonathanPullis Thanks! I was just getting ready to look up which element was 47 #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis What are the top 3 qualities you look for in a #wine to add to @TheLittleNell list? #WineWednesday #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Blind tasting still very impt 4 me-it allows U 2 judge #wine critically w/o being influenced by name R packaging. #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Look 4 #wine that is balanced, food friendly, delicious & offers value (regardless of its price) may make the list #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): @RichardsLJ @JonathanPullis I am sure the Periodic Table is on the MS exam! #everythingelseis #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @WineFoodTX It will be on the MS exam for extra credit now especially since @thelittlenell is hosting a 2013 MS testing #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): @JonathanPullis Love it! With nearly 5 MS seems deserved #SommChat

@RichardsLJ (Laura Richards): @JonathanPullis Interesting sidebar: I think my mom just stayed at @thelittlenell during trip for John Denver tribute. #SommChat

@SpiaggiaChicago (Spiaggia Restaurant): @jonathanpullis #SommChat What is your strongest wine category for sales at @thelittlenell

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @SpiaggiaChicago #Burgundy accounts for as much as all of the other regions combined!!!!! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis What is your all time fav #food & #wine pairing? (at @TheLittleNell and in general, if possible!) #WW #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Luv spicy food & off-dry #Riesling! We do Gr8 red curry Opakapaka-wonderful w/@drloosenwines Kabinett “Blue Slate” #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl I could drink off dry #Rieslings with spicy food from anywhere in the world! #SommChat #WineWednesday

@tattoodsomm (Eric Hastings): @jonathanpullis @KeeperColl Which classic #wine region do you think is poised for a comeback? #SommChat

@jjcarlen (jason carlen): @jonathanpullis #SommChat Do you buy many private cellars or auction for much wine for @thelittlenell collection?

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @jjcarlen No very little – provenance is key – most ppl with gr8 cellars never sell their wine. Would you? #SommChat

@jjcarlen (jason carlen): @JonathanPullis @SpiaggiaChicago What are you #italian sales like? #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @jjcarlen We sell some gr8 #italian #wines, mainly traditional #Barolo & #Chianti, some International style Super Tuscans #SommChat

@MarkDevinSayre (Mark Devin Sayre): @JonathanPullis I love being in a hotel, but obviously we face stresses that ind. restaurants don’t. Agree? @KeeperColl #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @MarkDevinSayre Yes being in a hotel offers more dynamic options: room service, resto, lobby, etc #SommChat

@MarkDevinSayre (Mark Devin Sayre): @JonathanPullis aaah ‘dynamic.’ PC term for ‘insane.’ I’ll use that. #SommChat #keepinitreal

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): @jonathanpullis Conundrum hot springs outside #Aspen is a seriously nice spot. #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @vtwinemedia Yes it is – beautiful but should give some time before we go back due to the bovine fatalities last winter #SommChat

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): @jonathanpullis Yikes, had not heard. Just read about it. Too bad. #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): #SommChat @JonathanPullis Any bottles extra excited about for #LaPaulee de Neiges @TheLittleNell in Jan? Realize all gr8 but any stand out?

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @AdamPlotkin only time will tell, what are you planning to bring???? #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @JonathanPullis #keepingitsecret! Going deep into the cellar! I will be a good person to have at the table! #SommChat #Paulee

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @AdamPlotkin we know that – you are always a good person to have at the table! #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): If only Tricia agreed! RT @JonathanPullis: @AdamPlotkin we know that – you are always a good person to have at the table! #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): @AdamPlotkin sorry Adam we can’t help you there #SommChat

@VineyardGate (Alex Bernardo): Most food friendly then @JonathanPullis: @SpiaggiaChicago #Burgundy accounts for as much as all of the other regions combined!!!!! #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): For the #burgundy lovers #LaPaulee de Neiges @TheLittleNell in Jan is a must #SommChat

@jjcarlen (jason carlen): @JonathanPullis #SommChat Probably not but thank goodness people do in chicago, it gives my list some depth.

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): @noblewines unfortunate cows caught in the cabin at the spring http://goo.gl/C8wJz @JonathanPullis #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @jonathanpullis Did you have any mentors in the beginning of your #wine career? #WineWednesday #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Yes, as I mentioned @BobbyStuckeyMS & @yobetts, both of @TheLittleNell were early mentors. #SommChat #WW

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): A. @KeeperColl Jay Fletcher MS was most impt person b/c he helped me believe N myself & possibility that I could attain MS title! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this hour of #wine talk with #Master #Sommelier @jonathanpullis in #Aspen @thelittlenell #WW #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): It was great to have MS @jonathanpullis join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WineWednesday

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Please join us in thanking @jonathanpullis Master #Sommelier for his time on #SommChat #WW #Winelover

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): If anyone missed some of the chat today, remember we’ll post an archive soon to http://bit.ly/ikBrJx for you to review later #SommChat

@JonathanPullis (Jonathan Pullis): Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone – thanks for all of the great questions and comments on #SommChat today.

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Mark your calendar for #SommChat Wed 11/28/12 11 AM CST to hear from Master #Sommelier @dwilson79 #WW

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Looks like were sitting @AdamPlotkin ‘s table for #LaPaulee @TheLittleNell in Jan! #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @WineFoodTX @TheLittleNell Wine events all about meeting new friends, so would love that! #SommChat OK… they’re about food & wine 2!

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @KeeperColl @JonathanPullis Thank you Jonathan and Diane! GREAT info! #SommChat

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Thanks @KeeperColl and @JonathanPullis for the great #SommChat! Happy Thanksgiving to all #EatWell #DrinkBetter

@tmarshalljones (Marshall Jones): Thanks @KeeperColl and @JonathanPullis for the great #SommChat! Happy Thanksgiving to all #EatWell #DrinkBetter

@WineFoodTX (Wine & Food Fndn TX): Funny! RT @MarkDevinSayre: @JonathanPullis aaah ‘dynamic.’ PC term for ‘insane.’ I’ll use that. #SommChat #keepinitreal

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): @KeeperColl @jonathanpullis Thanks to both of you for a great #SommChat! Happy #WW and Thanksgiving!

@RachelVoorhees (Rachel Voorhees): @KeeperColl Sorry I missed #SommChat today. No school for kids + work + food prep! Hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving! Cheers!

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): @jonathanpullis Thanks for #SommChat and enjoy the holiday.

@italianwineguy (Alfonso Cevola): sorry @KeeperColl to have missed #SommChat again. just rolled in from #Italy and was jet lagged. Happy Thanksgiving

@gretakranz (greta kranz): Awesome chat! Thank you! RT @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking @jonathanpullis Master #Sommelier for his time. #SommChat #WW #Winelover

@alawine (Ken #wine): @jonathanpullis @KeeperColl @adamplotkin @winefoodtx @tmarshalljones …bummed to miss #SommChat how was it?

@ormiga (ormiga): #bordeaux NO chance to express itself at #thanksgiving=1 time when california #wine preferred=huge jammy reds for #turkey ;=] #SommChat

@alawine (Ken #wine): @noblewines @richardslj @vtwinemedia @sassodoro @jjcarlen missed …how was #SommChat?

@vtwinemedia (Todd Trzaskos): @alawine #SommChat fast moving and informative as ever

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): Wish I’d thought to ask @jonathanpullis biggest wine spend demographic in his place @alawine be good info 4 us in bus. @KeeperColl #SommChat

@enjoielife(Judia Black): @KeeperColl Missed #SommChat this week. Was traveling for Thanksgiving. Have a Happy Turkey Day! What wine(s) are you having?

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): expecting pictures from #SommChat #winechat people of #wine related Turkey festivities @adamplotkin @alawine @KeeperColl @sexandthewines

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