Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Becky Wasserman

3/30 5-yr #SommChat Anniversary w/ Becky Wasserman

@BeckyWasserman

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Welcome every1! Celebrate Keeper’s 5yr #SommChat anniversary by joining us 2 hear abt #wine w/ @BeckyWasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co.

DomaineLafargeVial @LafargeVial @KeeperColl @BeckyWasserman happy anniversary #SommChat

Sassodoro @Sassodoro @KeeperColl @BeckyWasserman Congrats on 5yr #SommChat anniversary! Ready for #SommChat!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl We’d like 2 introduce 2 @BeckyWasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. who will talk about #wine on Keeper’s 5yr anniversary on #SommChat !! #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 @BeckyWasserman 2 say hello & so she knows UR here! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Don't forget that EVERY tweet during this chat should include the #SommChat hashtag in order 4 every1 2 C see it! #WineWednesday

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl As we ask @BeckyWasserman our Qs, you can ask her Ur Qs as well! She’ll do her best 2 answer all Qs in order #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl W/so many participants gr8 Q's R asked! Even if u dont ask 1, S/O 2 @KeeperColl & @BeckyWasserman 2 let us know u R here! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Let's start talking #Wine with @BeckyWasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. ! #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Hello to all of the #SommChat friends - can't wait to hear from all of you #WW

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - Happy five years to #SommChat ! Did you think it would catch on like it has?

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman U had #Loire Valley #wines early on, what made U come back 4 more in UR portfolio? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl #Loire is 2nd most fascinating #wine region N #Fr- thx 2 son Paul, who attended all tasting Salons & rec this! #SommChat

Park Place Wines ‏@ParkPlaceWines @KeeperColl @SommChat so... #burgundy for 5yr anni? #SommChat @peterwasserman

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @beckywasserman What were your initial goals when you first started Becky Wasserman & Co? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl 2 introduce Small domains to #USA in 1979 I had #wines fr #Burgundy #loire #Beaujolais 2 Grower #Champagnes & S of Fr #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines https://youtu.be/IWm03wYBTbM Congrats to 5yrs! @KeeperColl @ToppingRose @ParkPlaceWines #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @beckywasserman In what ways has your company grown since its founding in 1979? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl The present generation in #Loire has great sensitivity to what their #vineyards have to say. #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @BeckyWasserman has it been hard to grow the company since 1979? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl rejection was my middle name!!! Knocked on door after door after door! Some doors slammed but a few opened Voila! #SommChat

Stephanie Miskew CSW ‏@StephanieMiskew Persistence pays! #SommChat #WW #WineWednesday

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @StephanieMiskew - Hi Stephanie! Nice to see you on the fifth verserary of #SommChat !

Elisa Scavino ‏@paoloscavino @KeeperColl Felice 5° Anniversario #SommChat!! Bonsoir @BeckyWasserman, so delighted to be one of your auditors! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman R the #wines from the younger generation in #Loire different fr older generation & if so how? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Gen. I 1st met was > abt appellation than single vineyard site Charles Joguet was 1 of 1st to begin the evolution #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - What cities in the U.S. were real breakthroughs for your wines becoming available? - #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @demilove #Seattle #SanFrancisco #Chicago #NewYork #NewOrleans #Houston #SommChat

Stephanie Miskew CSW ‏@StephanieMiskew What a #WineWednesday treat celebrating the 5th Anniversary of #SommChat with the fabulous @BeckyWasserman! #France #Burgundy #Loire

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @beckywasserman What has been your secret of success for running your company? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Never say Die & to have a devoted and Motivated Team! #SommChat

Justin ‏@jcru33 Congrats on 5 years! @KeeperColl Would love to know how you were introduced to the wines of José Dhondt? @BeckyWasserman #SommChat

PROTOCOL wine studio ‏@ProtocolWine @BeckyWasserman How was the Rudolf Steiner School? Do u think that should be a requirement for studying wine nowadays?#SommChat @KeeperColl

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @ProtocolWine I had #biodynamic #onion growing on my window sill! no I don't think a requirement, but a method that is homeopathic #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @ProtocolWine Homeopathic based upon observation - we were taught to observe #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @BeckyWasserman who are the 3 or 4 producers that have been along w/u since close to the beginning? #SommChat @ToppingRose @ParkPlaceWines

Becky Wasserman @@BeckyWasserman@noblewines Denis #Bachelet, the @DomaineLafarge family, Frederic #Mugnier to name a few #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman why are you so enthusiastic about #Aligoté #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl #Aligote was neglected & abused variety until ppl realized personality & cellaring potential of marvelous old vines #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl I do not have a favorite son! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @beckywasserman Are you working on any new projects in 2016? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Spent a very impt week in the #Languedoc and we just unveiled updated website - pls visit http://bit.ly/1RqN3Lg #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl and everyone knows websites are a constant work in progress #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines like the region selection, any chance of putting sub-appellation maps on there? #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @BeckyWasserman looks like your http://www.beckywasserman.com/ site has been updated, looks nice #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @noblewines we are happy to send in this suggestion to our web designer #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - About what %age of wineries you visit/taste do you decide to represent (I am guessing a pretty low number!) - #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @demilove there is not a set %, sometimes fortune smiles & we want to work w/ more than we do other times #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman what was #burgundy like when you moved there in the late 60s? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl in #Burgundy late 60s, last horse retired, 0 supermkts, few visitors, & I bought 1st clothes dryer 2 arrive N #Beaune #SommChat

Elisa Scavino ‏@paoloscavino @BeckyWasserman what aspect in your work you enjoy the most to focus on &/ which is for you the most important? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @paoloscavino Most impt aspect- going 2 #vineyards & I enjoy seeing someone's face light up when they drink #wine fr our producers #SommChat

Jeffrey Wolfe @wolfeswines @paoloscavino @BeckyWasserman I bet it has something to do with the people along the journey...#lifeinawineshoppe #SommChat

Park Place Wines ‏@ParkPlaceWines @KeeperColl Congrats on 5 yrs @BeckyWasserman do you have a personal favorite region in #Burgundy? #SommChat @noblewines

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman does everyone like #Chenin in your household? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Russell Hone, my husband, recently drank 2nd glass of #Chenin Blanc thx 2 Enjou Blanc Les Gats by Patrick Baudoin. #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines I CANNOT get enough old #cheninblanc love it when old! #SommChat @ToppingRose @ParkPlaceWines

vinetimestoo ‏@vinetimestoo @SommChat@@BeckyWasserman Sorry so late! Always curious to hear what region of the US is hardest to do biz in for importers? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @vinetimestoo The states we R not yet present in #SommChat

vinetimestoo @vinetimestoo Oh Snap! @BeckyWasserman good answer! Love your Domaines and always seek them out. Website is great, Best to you! #SommChat @KeeperColl #WW

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - What are your thoughts on en premeur in Bordeaux? How accurate do you think initial calls are on a given vintage? - #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @demilove I have never been active with my business in the #Bordeaux mkt #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman what is Malvoisie and what does it evoke for you? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl #Malvoisie is very mysterious grape to me. Of #greek origin, migrated to #Italy, & found in many forms in S of #France #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl #Malvoisie is an ancient variety found in other areas #Portugal #Spain #loire- has a feeling of its history #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines How about #Tressalier ? talk about mysterious, just had 1 from St Pourcain a clone of #sacy ? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @BeckyWasserman you recently brought in a Côtes Roannaises, what makes those #Gamays special? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl this specific variety of #Gamay is called Gamay Saint Romain - granite soil & it is a most hospitable and happy #wine #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @beckywasserman What do you like to do in your spare time? #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl I love to READ! Currently I am reading a book on the origins of mankind #SommChat

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl I also love to read #cookbooks #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove Have to run now - thank you @KeeperColl and to the entire #SommChat team!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed talking #Wine w/ @BeckyWasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. on #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Great to have @BeckyWasserman join us today on Keeper’s 5yr #SommChat anniversary. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

Becky Wasserman ‏@BeckyWasserman @KeeperColl Thx to all that joined in on #SommChat today and congrats on your 5th anniversary!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Please join us in thanking @BeckyWasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. for her time on #SommChat

Sassodoro ‏@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @BeckyWasserman Thanks for a great #SommChat! And congrats again on your 5yr anniversary!

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb Congrats to #SommChat on the 5 year Anniversary & to ALL the hard working Sommeliers out there-- Glass Raised CHEERS

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Thx @amylieberfarb and for your continued #SommChat support

Oumy Diaw ‏@ChampagneSomm #HappyAnniversary #SommChat! I missed?!!!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Thx we missed you on #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Mark your calendars for next week’s #SommChat w/ Victor Schoenfeld of @YardenWines ! Wed 4/6/16 11 AM CST, 12 N EST! #Learn

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