Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest #Sommelier Shelley Lindgren

7/23 Sommelier Shelley Lindgren, A16 Restaurant

@ShelleyLindgren

Adam Plotkin ‏@AdamPlotkin @KeeperColl @kerrynewberry @mcontrol @SeriousDrinks @HipTastesMaven @roydot Plotkin in 'da cyberhouse! Good morning, #SommChat 'ers!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl .@AdamPlotkin so glad you can join in today with @texsom Presenter @shelleylindgren on #SommChat

Adam Plotkin ‏@AdamPlotkin @KeeperColl @TEXSOM @shelleylindgren Saw Shelley's presentation at #TexSom last year--top notch! #SommChat

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb #SommChat has #SF #Wine Director & Restaurant Owner @ShelleyLindgren Raising a glass Shelley, Cheers from #Sonoma, CA @KeeperColl

W. R. Tish ‏@TishWine RT @amylieberfarb #SommChat has #SF #Wine Director & Restaurant Owner @ShelleyLindgren Raising a glass... from #Sonoma, CA @KeeperColl

Mary gorman-mcadams, ‏@gormanmcadams RT @TishWine: RT @amylieberfarb #SommChat has #SF #Wine Director & Restaurant Owner @shelleylindgren Raising a glass... from #Sonoma, CA...

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @amylieberfarb how’s it going on this #WW for you? thx for joining in on #SommChat

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb @KeeperColl Always a pleasure to participate in #SommChat. .. Chin Chin Cheers Thanks

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear frm #Wine Director, Restaurant Owner, & #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl We’d like to introduce you to #Sommelier Shelley Lindgren @ShelleyLindgren #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 Shelley @ShelleyLindgren 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

Josh Hersh ‏@joshhersh Welcome, Shelley! :) from #Chicago RT @KeeperColl We’d like to introduce you to #Sommelier Shelley Lindgren @ShelleyLindgren #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @joshhersh so glad you are here on #SommChat - look forward to your questions

Josh Hersh ‏@joshhersh @KeeperColl thanks! Glad to be here! #SommChat

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

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Joining in our first #SommChat today @KeeperColl, can't wait to chat with you and @ShelleyLindgren!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @cecchiwinery great to have you here at #SommChat - look forward to your Qs today and welcome:)

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Thanks so much @KeeperColl! #SommChat

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

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Let's start talking #wine with #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren #WW #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @KeeperColl Great to be here on #SommChat Thanks for having me!

Sassodoro ‏@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @shelleylindgren Ready for #SommChat!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @ShelleyLindgren How do your positions as #Wine director & #restaurant owner go hand in hand? #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl RT @shelleylindgren: Working FOH & some BOH- last 26+ has been Nvaluable N helping how we work 2gether while thinking abt vino #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @KeeperColl Hello ! Happy to be back for a great #SommChat with @ShelleyLindgren #winelover

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl .@fabienlaine know you will have some gr8 questions for @shelleylindgren on #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman Q. @shelleylindgren Good morning, what restaurant is it you own? Who are your restaurant & wine mentors? #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl .@SandyWasserman @A16SF & @SPQRfillmore are @shelleylindgren restos #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman @KeeperColl @A16SF @SPQRfillmore @shelleylindgren Thanks #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @SandyWasserman Bay Area has great mentoring indirectly and directly. Larry Stone, Debbie Zachareas, Fred Dame, Nunzio Alioto & more #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @ShelleyLindgren So your restaurant is focused on Italian food, is it easy to source all the #wine & food needed? #SommChat @KeeperColl

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @fabienlaine @KeeperColl 2004 when we opened, it was more difficult. Today, we can find/source most wines&food. It's incredible #SommChat

Carl Corsi ‏@knowvino A comment instead of a ?: @ShelleyLindgren has done much to change #wine lists in #SF, for the better #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl nice RT @knowvino: A comment instead of a ?: @ShelleyLindgren has done much to chg #wine lists in #SF, for the better #SommChat @KeeperColl

Drew Gourdie ‏@drewbie_g RT @knowvino: A comment instead of a ?: @shelleylindgren has done much to change #wine lists in #SF, for the better #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @drewbie_g nice to have you back on #SommChat Happy #WW

Drew Gourdie ‏@drewbie_g Cheers to you too! "@KeeperColl: @drewbie_g nice to have you back on #SommChat Happy #WW" #WineWednesday

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Q. What's your take on mixology @ShelleyLindgren? Is this something you're exploring with wine? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl RT @shelleylindgren: @cecchiwinery Yes! We are working on summer shims, spritzes & apertivi @texsom, talking vermouths/aroma. vini #SommChat

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Good call on the aromatized vini, I love Vermentino con ruta for Summer! @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @shelleylindgren What are the 5 Italian #wine district selling easily in your restaurant ? @KeeperColl #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @fabienlaine @KeeperColl Sicily, Campania, LeMarche, Umbria & Lazio #SommChat

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb Love your spot in San Francisco Shelley!! An awesome #wine list. Who is your Sommelier? #SommChat @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren Thank you! @amylieberfarb @KeeperColl We have a focus & taste as a team for quality, share responsibilities w/Brian, Bianca & Iris #SommChat

Josh Hersh ‏@joshhersh Q. @shelleylindgren Is there one "under the radar" #wine region you're particularly excited about this yr? #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @joshhersh It's a coin toss between Lazio, Calabria & Val d'Aoste #SommChat (great question)

Josh Hersh ‏@joshhersh Interesting! Thx! RT @shelleylindgren @joshhersh It's a coin toss between Lazio, Calabria & Val d'Aoste #SommChat (great question)

Alex Bernardo ‏@VineyardGate .@KeeperColl will be tuning in #SommChat!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @VineyardGate glad you can join in on #WW with #SommChat today!

StevieStacionis ‏@StevieStacionis Ooooh! Good morning @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @StevieStacionis nice to see you here on #SommChat Happy #WW

ormiga ‏@ormiga just got here #SommChat @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl so #italy #food? restrict to italy #wine?

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl not required! RT @ormiga: just got here #SommChat @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl so #italy #food? restrict to italy #wine?

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman Q. @shelleylindgren Any desire to make wine? If so what & where? #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @SandyWassermanwould love to invest w/winemaker friends&collaborate in 10 years+.Maybe old vines from Calabria, Molise, Campania #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl hello all #SommChat

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb @demilove @KeeperColl Chin Chin Douglas...Cheers #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @shelleylindgren How do consumers and staff interact around #Sicilywine ? @KeeperColl #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl RT @shelleylindgren: @fabienlaine best selling region. #Etna has explodedw/amazing wines. find customers very positive abt Sicily #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @shelleylindgren How about the western part of #SicilyWine ? Like Marsala, Menfi were you find Perricone and Grillo ? @KeeperColl #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @fabienlaine @KeeperColl Big yes! We divide Sicilyinto 3 geographical sections @A16SF 2 have mini-focus on an incredible wine region. #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @shellylindgren saw article about digital issues slowing dining service, what are your thoughts on influence in dining & #wine #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @noblewines I'm guilty of snapping a label here & there. I don't find it's an issue & seems to be lessening too #SommChat

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Great question! @noblewines @shellylindgren #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl do you feel like you are in competition with other somms to get the best wines? #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @demilove @KeeperColl I'm happy for the winemakers when I see their wines represented elsewhere (as long as we can still buy it too)#SommChat

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Q. Is there an up and coming grape that you really enjoy @ShelleyLindgren? #SommChat @KeeperColl

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @cecchiwinery @KeeperColl Hard 2 pick 1:Cesanese del Piglio (super versatile),Prie Blanc, Frappato, Biancolella, Fiano di Avellino #SommChat

Laura Richards ‏@RichardsLJ I don't have a question for #SommChat yet, but I wanted to let you all know I made it this week!

Kay Marley-Dilworth ‏@ATXFoodnews Me too! RT @RichardsLJ: I don't have a question for #SommChat yet, but I wanted to let you all know I made it this week!

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @ATXFoodnews Was impressed with the #wine scene in #Austin last Nov. Really enjoyed @winebellyaustin & @BarleySwine #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl thx for letting us know you are all here at #SommChat @ATXFoodnews @RichardsLJ

Stephanie Miskew CSW ‏@StephanieMiskew So glad to make it to #SommChat - I've been away too long! @KeeperColl #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl we so agree - have missed you! RT @StephanieMiskew: So glad to make it to #SommChat - I've been away too long! @KeeperColl #WW

Sip on This Juice ‏@amylieberfarb @TishWine Chin Chin #TishWine Raising a glass to you, Thanks @shelleylindgren for great #SommChat @KeeperColl

Andrea Eby ‏@AndreaEby #SommChat words of advice to help convince resto owners that every wine list doesn't need napa cab & NZ Sauv Blanc? So hard in small markets

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @AndreaEby Today, many restaurant owners realize that a sommelier's role is pairing wines 2 highlight the food & overall experience. #SommChat

Micah A. Clark ‏@camparirocket what are your personal favorite/ can't miss dessert wines from Italy b/c they're so hard to find now @shelleylindgren #SommChat

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @KeeperColl @camparirocket In awe of Sicilian passito from Pantelleria & Lipari. Zeni Moscato Rosa, Paolo Bea Sagrantino Passito #SommChat

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @shelleylindgren 2 recipes with perfect wine pairing from ur restaurant that you would recommend for #SommChat participants ? :) @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl RT @shelleylindgren: @fabienlaine tuna Conserva w/FianoAvellino, Maccaronara pasta w/ Aglianico, chicken liver w/gelatina w/gewurz #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed #wine talk w/ #Wine Director, Restaurant Owner, & #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman Gratzie Ciao @KeeperColl Time 2 wrap up Hope U enjoyed wine talk w/ #Wine Director, Restaurant Owner & #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren #SommChat

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery It's 7pm here, time for that aperitivo! See you next #SommChat @KeeperColl! @shelleylindgren

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @cecchiwinery look fwd to seeing you each week on #SommChat - thanks for your questions!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Great to have #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

Sassodoro ‏@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @ShelleyLindgren Thanks for a great #SommChat !

Josh Hersh ‏@joshhersh @KeeperColl @ShelleyLindgren thank you so much, Shelley! I learned a lot!! #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @KeeperColl Must make it to A16 next SF visit. Haven't been there since 2003. #SommChat thanks for participating @shelleylindgren

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl @noblewines thank you Chris #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Please join us in thanking #Sommelier @ShelleyLindgren for her time #SommChat #WW #Winelover

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Mark UR calendar 4 #SommChat Wed 7/30/14 w/ Master of #Wine Antony Moss @WSETglobal 11 AM CST, 12 N EST!

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @KeeperColl @ShelleyLindgren Big thanks to both of you for a great #SommChat - enjoyed very much all the insights ! Cheers #winelover

Shelley Lindgren ‏@shelleylindgren @KeeperColl @WSETglobal Great to be here this morning with everyone on #SommChat Happy to answer follow up questions anytime! Grazie! Shelley

Micah A. Clark ‏@camparirocket @shelleylindgren @KeeperColl thanks for the great Italian wine chat this week! #SommChat

Cecchi Winery ‏@cecchiwinery Thanks for having us @KeeperColl! #SommChat

Irene L ‏@i_on_food_drink @Sassodoro @KeeperColl @MattMcGinnis @Winochic @wendycrispell @alawine @ShibaSommelier A delicious #SommChat! Happy #WW to all

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