Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest #Sommelier Jordan Salcito

7/27 Sommelier Jordan Salcito

@JSalcito

See what you missed at #SommChat on 7/27 as we chatted with Sommelier & Wine Director Jordan Salcito of The Crown Restaurant NYC.

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Welcome to #SommChat everyone! Tell your friends to join us to learn about #wine for the next hour from a #Sommelier!

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): I’d like to introduce every1 to #Sommelier @JSalcito joining us to answer your #wine Qs #WineWednesday #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): .@JSalcito It’s a real treat to have you join us- hope every1 has their #wine Qs ready! #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): If youre joining us for #SommChat, pls give a shout out to @JSalcito so she knows ur here & can keep an eye out for ur Qs! #WineWednesday

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Good for you to join us again @ShitMySommSays #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!

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): As we ask @JSalcito our Qs, you’re welcome to ask her ur Qs as well! She’ll do her best to answer all Qs in the order they come #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Near the end of the hour, we’ll announce the winner of today’s#SommChat giveaway from @JSalcito – a bottle of Bellus “Girasole” 2007! #wine

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): But don’t forget, you gotta tweet using #SommChat to win – Good Luck! Let’s start talking #wine w/ #sommelier @JSalcito! #winewednesday

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): Honored and excited to be here with all of you! Thank you, @keepercoll, for having me! #SommChat

@MDSmitty2488 (Davis Smith): @keepercoll I’m there! Ready to fire away! #SommChat

@winesellersltd (Winesellers, Ltd): Heyy RT @keepercoll: If youre joining us for #SommChat, pls give a shout out to @JSalcito so she knows ur here & can keep a.. #WineWednesday

@ShitMySommSays (ShitMySommelierSays): @jsalcito I heard you know more than your husband, @robertbohr. At least we know who wears the Pins in the family. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): A. @ShitMySommSays this is true, I definitely know more about Louboutins than my husband, @robertbohr. #SommChat

@ShitMySommSays (ShitMySommelierSays): @jsalcito Your husband is a huge Francophile, is it true that the “T” is silent in Robert? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): @ShitMySommSays yes, “Robert” – it rhymes with Colbert, as in Stephen.#SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): Nice to meet everyone at #SommChat !

@Winochic (Andrea Beckham): #SommChat @keepercoll yeah for humpday

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. from @Demilove: @JSalcito, What are you drinking in your Twitter pic? It’s such a striking shot! #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@Demilove thank you! I’m drinking 2005 Bourgone Rouge from Domaine G. Roumier. I’m glad you like the photo! #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. from @Demilove: @JSalcito, I just passed a big wine test (#WSETAdv!); how can I keep my knowledge fresh between tests? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@Demilove A. Great question. For me, I am obsessed w the ipad “Flashcard App”, but just being passionate will keep u up to speed. #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @jsalcito – Thanks for answering my ? ! I’m still a Blackberry guy (go figure), but I will look for a similar app I can download. #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): @jsalcito @demilove Which flashcard app do you like best?#SommChat #ww

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@WineTheory @demilove @keepercoll I believe it’s just called “Flashcards” – icon is a little 3×5” flashcard deck! #SommChat

@MDSmitty2488 (Davis Smith): @jsalcito What qualities do you look for when hiring someone to work with wine in a restaurant? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@MDSmitty2488 A. passion & curiosity. #SommChat

@1queenofspoons (Susan Gayle): @jsalcito It’s hotter than Hades and likely to stay that way for another few months. What are your favorite hot weather wines? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito):.@keepercoll @1queenofspoons on hot days I love German Rieslings (Saar district of Mosel in particular) Provencal Roses, sparkling #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): @winesellersltd @1queenofspoons @jsalcito I love Rose all summer long. #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): @demilove: Nice to meet everyone at #SommChat !” I’m here! @WineTheory

@wolfeswines (Jeffrey Wolfe): @keepercoll @jsalcito What are your two favorite newish books that wine professionals should have in their library #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@wolfeswines @keepercoll Rajat Parr + Jordan Mackay’s “Secrets of the Sommelier” + Jasper Morris’ “Inside Burgundy” #SommChat

@winesellersltd (Winesellers, Ltd): Good #wine reads RT @jsalcito: Rajat Parr + Jordan Mackay’s “Secrets of the Sommelier” + Jasper Morris’ “Inside Burgundy” #SommChat

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): @jsalcito @keepercoll Hello! I’m coming in a little late & trying to catch up. #SommChat

@fernandobeteta (Fernando Beteta): It’s #SommChat time. Follow @jsalcito and @keepercoll #gulp

@ShitMySommSays (ShitMySommelierSays): @jsalcito With a name like Jordan, do you stick your tongue out when you decant Grand Cru Burgundy? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@ShitMySommSays only when I wear my Air Jordans. #SommChat

@ShitMySommSays (ShitMySommelierSays): Good answer. RT @jsalcito: .@ShitMySommSays only when I wear my Air Jordans. #SommChat

@ATXGastronomist (Kathryn Hutchison): @keepercoll @jsalcito Good morning! Good to see everyone at#SommChat

@MDSmitty2488 (Davis Smith): @jsalcito What is your favorite QPR wine region right now?#SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@MDSmitty2488 @keepercoll Chablis, Jura, Northern Rhone, and Great Britain sparkling wines. #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): “@fernandobeteta: It’s #SommChat time. Follow @jsalcito and @keepercoll #gulp” and @WineTheory @DrinkWhatULike @lisamattsonwine

@1queenofspoons (Susan Gayle): @Jsacito Seems wine is becoming more egalitarian in US. Do you think new gen wine drinkers view it differently? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@1queenofspoons @keepercoll I’m v excited that there is such growing interest, esp in Millennial Generation, 4 accessible wine. #SommChat

@1queenofspoons (Susan Gayle): @jsalcito @keepercoll Follow on summer wines question. Any particular sparklings? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@1queenofspoons @keepercoll Parigot Cremant de Bourgogne, A.Boxler Cremant d’Alsace, Ridgeview Wine Estate Blanc de Blanc from GB #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. from @tricerapops: @JSalcito, what regions are exciting u rt now? How receptive are diners to offerings from those regions? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll @tricerapops the Aube reg. in Champagne. Check out @ericasimov’s column – link en route. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll @tricerapops restaurants, at least in NY, and in parts of France, seem v excited to highlight these regions. #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): http://nyti.ms/mPsxDg RT @jsalcito: .@keepercoll @tricerapops the Aube reg. in Champagne. Check out @ericasimov’s column #SommChat

@winesellersltd (Winesellers, Ltd): Region that excites jsalcito: RT @jsalcito: the Aube reg. in Champagne. Check out @ericasimov’s column – link en route. #SommChat

@1337wine (Mark V. Fusco): sorry i’m a bit late to the party #SommChat

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): @jsalcito @1queenofspoons Research by @lizthach on Millennial wine drinkers http://tinyurl.com/3h5zusx http://tinyurl.com/3qq4eyr #SommChat

@1queenofspoons (Susan Gayle): @Sassodoro @jsalcito @lizthach Cool! Thx for link. #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. from @tricerapops: @JSalcito, do you have a go-to varietal that will work in almost any given situation? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll @tricerapops 4 me Chardonnay + Pinot Noir both do the trick and are extremely versatile. I tend to prefer Old World.. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll @tricerapops …expressions as in general, they’re lower in alcohol and quite elegant pairings with meals. #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. @JSalcito We’ve heard you’re coming out w/ your own #wine brand, Bellus Wines, in late 2011- Can you reveal anything about it? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll 1/2: yes! Just received label approval for #Bellus 1 hr ago. www.belluswines.com. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll 2/2: My goal with #Bellus is to make great wine accessible to pp who are curious about, but intimidated by it. #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Congrats! Can’t wait to check it out! RT @jsalcito: Just received label approval for #Bellus 1 hr ago. www.belluswines.com. #SommChat

@VinoCaPisco (Countess Rose Perry): *#MazelTov! Congrats!* RT @jsalcito .@keepercoll 1/2: yes! Just received label approval for #Bellus 1hr ago. www.belluswines.com. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito):.@Sassodoro @VinoCaPisco @keepercoll thank you!! #SommChat

@VinoSociety (The Wine Society): First time joining the conversation with #SommChat. How’s everyone doing?

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @VinoSociety – Thanks for joining us at #SommChat!

@MDSmitty2488 (Davis Smith): @jsalcito How do you find balance between wines you know will sell and under-the radar wines on a restaurant list? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): @MDSmitty2488 for me, I have faith I can sell everything I put on a restaurant list! They are all things I’d drink myself. #SommChat

@esmergonzalez (Esmeralda): Good morning everybody! Just lurking today at #SommChat.

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. @JSalcito How did you get interested in #winemaking?#WineWednesday #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. when I was cooking w @DBNewYorkNY @ La Paul Jean-Pierre de Smet of Dom.de l’Arlot said I could work harvest w him. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. And I loved every minute. It was a very grounding counterpoint to living in Lower Manhattan. #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): @keepercoll @jsalcito question: what is the best way a person already in the #wine industry can take at becoming a Cert Somm? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@WineTheory @keepercoll A. I would say work in an environment where ur surrounded by wine, + w someone you respect. #SommChat

@VinoSociety (The Wine Society): Catching up with all of you at #SommChat and just realized how LATE I am. =(

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): @Vino Society No worries! Still lots of wine chatting ahead #SommChat

@wolfeswines (Jeffrey Wolfe): @jsalcito retailer, Find me “Dumbing down” 2 lure Millennia but passion lies in expres. of soil in lower alc globaly., how 2 help? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@wolfeswines @keepercoll A. Age-old q. I think cream rises 2 the top. It’s our opportunity 2 introduce pp 2 the wines we know/luv #SommChat

@wolfeswines (Jeffrey Wolfe): Many Thanks Jordan RT @jsalcito: Age-old q. I think cream rises 2 the top. It’s our opport. 2 introduce pp 2 the wines we know/luv #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q @JSalcito You seem to have done it all -even breaking into #fashionw/ #wine recs for @ToryBurch – tell us abt ur r’ship w/ her? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. I was honored 2 provide wine recs 4 @ToryBurch on her blog – she’s an extremely inspiring woman,+ her Foundation.. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A….which empowers female entrepreneurs domestically thru microfinance, inspired me to start #Bellus! #SommChat

@VinoCaPisco (Countess Rose Perry): @jsalcito @keepercoll @ToryBurch #SommChat NOW I’m impressed! I’ve a closet full of @ToryBurch and @MichaelKors!!

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. @JSalcito You were recently asked to be 1 of @Rachael_Ray’s #wine buddies on @ehow? Can you tell us more abt this opportunity? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. 1/2 @Rachael_Ray is one of most passionate, funny, expressive, brilliant woman in the wine/food world. Working as #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. 2/2 …RR’s Buddy is a dream – I get to try to make wine fun + accessible to viewers all around the country. #SommChat

@enjoielife (Judia Black): Me 2. Keep up the good work @jsalcito: .@keepercoll I get to try to make wine fun + accessible #SommChat

@theleftoverchef (Loren Root): cool to learn/know! RT @jsalcito: @Rachael_Ray is one of most passionate, funny, expressive, brilliant woman in the wine/food world #SommChat

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): Check out @keepercoll #SommChat with superstar Somm @jsalcito…going on now!

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. @JSalcito You often travel to the #wine regions of #Burgundy &#Tuscany. Are these your two faves and if so, why? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. 1/2: hard 2 pick a fave, but #Burgundy feels like a 2nd home, esp as I have a remarkable godson who lives there. #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A. 2/2: + I love the wines from #Burgundy + #Tuscany as they are both so soulful. I lived in Tuscany in college, too. #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): @jsalcito There are all different schools that offer Somm courses. How do I know which Somm certs will be recognized worldwide? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@WineTheory A. First, pick a course u relate to/respect. Court MS, MW,#WSET all very respected worldwide. #SommChat

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): Great advice! RT @jsalcito: @WineTheory First, pick a course u relate to/respect. MS, MW, #WSET all very respected worldwide. #SommChat

@VinoCaPisco (Countess Rose Perry): @jsalcito @WineTheory @keepercoll #SommChat **Court of Masters & WSET have classes around the states. Look online to find one near you

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @VinoCaPisco – Which class are you in? Just passed my #WSETAdvanced! Thinking hard now about #WSET Diploma or starting Court MS#SommChat

@Winochic (Andrea Beckham): speaking of women in wine @jsalcito @keepercoll have a favorite female winemaker? lots of interest lately #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@Winochic @keepercoll A. Wow I’ve so many! Diana Seysses Alix deMontille Marie-Christine& Marie-Andre Mugneret Stella DiCampalto #SommChat

@Winochic (Andrea Beckham): wow @jsalcito @keeprcoll #SommChat that is fantastic I’m really trying to support these awesome ladies here on the ground #SommChat

@WineTheory (Justin Harriman): #follow the #wine conversation #ww. #SommChat going on right now.

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Q. @JSalcito Who do you think are some of the most promising #winemakers of #Burgundy & #Tuscany to look out for? #WineWednesday #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll A.Burgundy: Jeremy & Diana Seysses, David Croix, Louis-Michel Liger-Belair, Ben Leroux, Patrick Piuze (Chablis) #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll in Montalcino: Stella di Campalto & Il Paradiso di Manfredi#SommChat

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): Burg RT @jsalcito: @keepercoll Jeremy & Diana Seysses, David Croix, Louis-Michel Liger-Belair, Ben Leroux, Patrick Piuze (Chablis)#SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Time to start wrapping up! If you still have #wine Qs for @JSalcito, ask them NOW! We’ll announce the #SommChat giveaway winner next!

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): And the winner of today’s #SommChat giveaway from @JSalcito – a bottle of her own Bellus “Girasole” 2007 – is @WineTheory! Congrats! #wine

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): ilove @keepercoll – Congrats, @WineTheory! Thank you to @jsalcito , I hope to meet you sometime when visiting my parents back East! #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Thanks to everyone for joining us for #SommChat! I hope you learned something about #wine and @JSalcito

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Please join me in thanking @JSalcito for an awesome job sharing her #wine knowledge! #WineWednesday #SommChat

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): Thx to you both RT @keepercoll Please join me in thanking @JSalcito for an awesome job sharing her #wine knowledge! #WineWednesday #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll Thank you so much for hosting me this afternoon! All, thank you for the questions; it’s been an honor to participate. #SommChat

@israeliwine (Richard Shaffer): @jsalcito @keepercoll Do you see differences in wine preferences between guys and gals generally? #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@keepercoll @israeliwine I have read studies that say women buy based on taste/label/price, men buy on scores/buddy recs #SommChat

@enjoielife (Judia Black): Do Burgundy & Tuscany make the most terror-expressive wines? RT @keepercoll: If you still have #wine Qs for @JSalcito, ask them NOW! #SommChat

@jsalcito (Jordan Salcito): .@enjoielife @keepercoll A. So many other regions make terroir-expressive wines, those were just two of my favorites! #SommChat

@VinoSociety (The Wine Society): THX! Gr8 info RT @keepercoll: Please join me in thanking @JSalcito for an awesome job sharing her #wine knowledge! #WineWednesday #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Join us nxt Wed 8/3 11 AM CST for another #SommChat w/ Cole Sisson, #Seattle #sommelier of @HestiaCellars via #SeattleWineSociety! #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): Thanks for a great chat today everyone! See you next week! #winewednesday #SommChat

@keepercoll (Keeper Collection): If u want to be 100% sure ur #SommChat Q gets answered, post it to FB & we’ll be sure it gets asked! http://on.fb.me/hjQDBL Happy #WW!

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