Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master #Sommelier Laura Rhys

8/5 Master Sommelier Laura Rhys

@LauraRhysMS

Rashmi Primlani _@PrimlaniKitchen Countdown to 2015 TEXSOM Conference Information http://bit.ly/1M0DOxS http://bit.ly/1M0DOxS #texsom #wine #SommChat

Fernando Beteta, MS @fernandobeteta @KeeperColl @TexSom @LauraRhysMS I'll be out during this time so I'll schedule a question now and check back. Welcome Laura!

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl THX for the #SommChat support as always @fernandobeteta Have a great #WW

lee maher salzman @leemahersalzman Good luck everyone! #expectorate! https://twitter.com/keepercoll/status/628939599369232384

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Thx for the #SommChat S/O @leemahersalzman

Adam Pawlowski MS @Adam_Sommelier @KeeperColl @TEXSOM @LauraRhysMS go Laura!

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Thanks @Adam_Sommelier Hope all is well with you #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat Master #Sommelier & @TEXSOM speaker @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET @drunken_somm @winochic @hvwinegoddess @sassodoro @WarrenBobrow1

Sassodoro _@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @TEXSOM @LauraRhysMS @drunken_somm @Winochic @hvwinegoddess @WarrenBobrow1 Happy #SommChat #WW!

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Hope everyone's ready to talk w/ Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker @LauraRhysMS on #wine on #SommChat today at 12 N ET! #TexSom

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat Master #Sommelier & @TEXSOM speaker @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET @1337wines @thelittlenell @drinkalsace @WineFoodTX @fabienlaine

Fabien Lainé _@fabienlaine @KeeperColl Will try to make it #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl thanks @fabienlaine hope you can join in on #SommChat today

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat Master #Sommelier & @TEXSOM speaker @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET @CHARLIEWINES @jennanorth @adamplotkin @local913 @roydot @mmWine

Adam Plotkin _@AdamPlotkin @KeeperColl @TEXSOM @LauraRhysMS @CHARLIEWINES @jennanorth @Local913 @roydot @mmWine #SommChat greetings from Saint-Tropez!

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Thx for reaching out @AdamPlotkin to UR #SommChat friends - hope you can get in a ? or 2

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl #SommChat w/ Master #Sommelier & @TEXSOM speaker @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET @primlanikitchen @rooks @scbwines @protocolwine @iamnedin @vinumterra

Rashmi Primlani _@PrimlaniKitchen What is Laura covering in #texsomm @KeeperColl @TEXSOM @LauraRhysMS @Rooks @ProtocolWine @IAMNedin @VinumTerra #SommChat

Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS.@PrimlaniKitchen I'll be part of a panel discussing the composition of #wine lists @texsom #texSom #SommChat

Rashmi Primlani _@PrimlaniKitchen Looking forward to Sharing some Delicious Juice w You Ma'am! #texsom #SommChat

TEXSOM _@TEXSOM Start getting your Q's ready for Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker @LauraRhysMS on #SommChat with .@KeeperColl @ 12 N ET! #TEXSOM

FoodBeverageNetwork _@Foodbeverageli http://ow.ly/L9aIB 2day's #SommChat Master #Sommelier & @TEXSOM speaker @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET… http://goo.gl/nRw2tc

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat Master #Sommelier @LauraRhysMS 12 N ET @Raelinn_wine @elladogsays @Eno_DC @kerrynewberry @VinoCapisco @hkremer @kbvino

ENO DC _@Eno_DC @KeeperColl #SommChat is always a great time! CC: @LauraRhysMS

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear abt #wine fr Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl We'd like to introduce you to Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS who will talk about #wine on #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS 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 Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS our Qs, you can ask her Ur Qs as well! She'll do his 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 & @LauraRhysMS 2 let us know u R here! #SommChat

Sassodoro _@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS A few minutes late, but now ready for #SommChat!

Ella Dog _@EllaDogSays @KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS brought my bowl ---> ready to slurp. I mean ready to learn #HighFivePaw #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Let's start talking #Wine with Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS #SommChat

Linda Adams _@lwa235 @KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS hello! Happy to be here #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS .@KeeperColl Lovely to be here on #SommChat today - look forward to everyone's questions excited to see you @TEXSOM as well

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman Good morning @LauraRhysMS How did you get in to the wine business & who are your mentors? Thanks #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @SandyWasserman started as #sommelier in 04 at Hotel du Vin, Then owned by Gerard Basset MS MW-Claire Thevenot MS as my Head Somm #SommChat

Rashmi Primlani _@PrimlaniKitchen @SandyWasserman Do we See You at #texsom Sandy? #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman @PrimlaniKitchen You did not see me at #TexSom May have been somebody masquerading as me :) #SommChat

Kay Marley-Dilworth _@ATXFoodnews RT @KeeperColl: Let's start talking #Wine with Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS #SommChat <-- Good morning!

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera Just finished my harvest for today, happy to talk with you guys! #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga send ships @marilenabarbera of harvested+fermented for MY personal approval branded onto your barrels #SommChat #lookwhatidoforyou

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera @ormiga you are welcome at @CantineBarbera! Fermenting must & new wines available for tasting anytime :) #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga lol #truelove grazie one day soon @marilenabarbera @cantinebarbera #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @KeeperColl - Good morning from Chicago! Nice to join you all - any newbies on the chat today? - #SommChat

Fernando Beteta, MS _@fernandobeteta .@LauraRhysMS How are sommelier jobs doing in the UK? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @fernandobeteta In #UK lots of Gr8 #sommeliers and a growing interest by all on #wine future is bright #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman Q @LauraRhysMS Have you ever made wine? Any plans to do so? If so, what & where? Thanks #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @SandyWasserman never made #wine commercially, tried but nothing worth bottling - maybe one day - so many places I can dream about #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @paoloscavino think U can get the public excited talking about #wine w/out being 2 technical, infuse and educate at the same time #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @KeeperColl - Have you found customers in different countries/cultures approach the dining/wine experience the same way? - #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @demilove working in #London I see a lot of ppl fr diff countries & Cultures & they approach it differently #SommChat

Rashmi Primlani _@PrimlaniKitchen @LauraRhysMS What New & Upcoming Regions are You Tasting Exciting Wines from Lately? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @PrimlaniKitchen #england #greece and some lessor known appelations in #spain and #italy #SommChat

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera Glad to hear Italy always has something interesting to offer :) any sexy suggestions from my country? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @marilenabarbera for #UK there are many one I love to suggest isValtellina Superiore - beautiful and a little bit different #SommChat

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera @LauraRhysMS I do love Chiavennasca expression in Sassella & Grumello subzones, nice pick __ #SommChat

Fernando Beteta, MS _@fernandobeteta .@LauraRhysMS Besides CMS, what other associations do you belong to? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @fernandobeteta good question actually not sure of course I will have get back to you on this in the near future-any u suggest? #SommChat

Linda Adams _@lwa235 @LauraRhysMS do you feel women have equal opportunities for wine positions as men in the UK? Across the board? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @lwa235 from my experience all have equal opportunities - success is based on each individual's efforts #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman Q. @LauraRhysMS Any wine trends or lesser know varietals or regions that you are excited to see in the near future? Thanks #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @SandyWasserman in #UK a current #wine trend is 2 serve > BTG which is exciting #SommChat

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera Interesting 4 small wineries: people can now approach new wines and styles easier than they were used to #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga am back in #india 2yrs+ive my views shh ;) @KeeperColl what @laurarhysms+customers think of local #wine #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga ah #india local #wine opinion @KeeperColl @laurarhysms and local your customers reception ;) #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS .@ormiga used to have #india #wine on previous list- Chenin Blanc - ppl were interested and enjoyed #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga interesting me NOT like our #india whites the reds can be better [many very young] @laurarhysms #SommChat 1 #cheninblanc #champagne good ;(

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS What are you looking forward to the most at this year's @texsom event? #SommChat #TexSom

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl looking fwd 2 experiencing #TexSom as whole, 2 meet #Somms, discover #wines & exp.seminars. lot 2 discover & learn! #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl .@laurarhysms we have heard lately abt #english sparkling #wine, can U tell us about @gusbourne #Sparkling? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl @gusbourne is small producer based N #Kent, making sparkling #wines w/ #Chardonnay, #Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS .@KeeperColl @gusbourne is all estate grown fruit, w/ extended lees aging, w/ #burgundy clones, wines w/ complexity & character #SommChat

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera Q. @LauraRhysMS how are "natural" wines considered in UK? Any differences between educated tasters and the general public? Thx #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @marilenabarbera in #UK they R ppl who love & others who don't - very complex subject and many different opinions #SommChat

Marilena Barbera _@marilenabarbera @LauraRhysMS May I ask yours? Just personal curiosity #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @marilenabarbera there R some gr8 examples of "natural" #wines that I love and some R too much for my taste #SommChat

Adam Plotkin _@AdamPlotkin The #SommChat ? I never ask! @LauraRhysMS: is there a single best bottle that you have opened that stands out in your mind?

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @AdamPlotkin find old #syrah #pinot noir & #nebbiolo is often quite haunting for me and beyond explanation #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl .@laurarhysms What makes #england a good area to produce #sparkling #wines? where are the vineyards for @gusbourne ? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS A. @KeeperColl Our climate in south of England is gr8 for sparkling #wine, b/c the grapes ripen but keep that important acidity #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS A. @KeeperColl @Gusbourne #vineyards are N #Kent, SE of #London near #Canterbury & some new vineyards N #Sussex, near #Chichester #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl .@LauraRhysMS Which other presentations did you sign up to attend @texsom this year? #SommChat #TexSom

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl #Texsom- tasting focus, Dist. winemaking choices, #Sake & BEVlab: Ideas &Issues in modern bev. industry - can't wait! #SommChat

Ronan Sayburn MS @ronan_sayburnms @LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl Hi Laura, @gusbourne is best English spk in my opinion, great that you are there and flying the flag for UK wines! #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @ronan_sayburnms TY - really looking fwd to hearing people's views on #English #wines #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS What was it like winning the UK #Sommelier of the Year competition in 2009? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl honour & pleasure 2 achieve title so highly regarded in #UK industry. remember it all - bit of a blur at the time! #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @LauraRhysMS What do you like to do in your personal time? #SommChat

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS @KeeperColl I love to run, to spend time with friends, to cook - and enjoy great #food and #wine, to travel and to find adventures #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed talking #Wine w/ Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS ! #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Great to have Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Please join us in thanking Master #Sommelier & @TexSom speaker Laura Rhys @LauraRhysMS for her time #SommChat

Sassodoro _@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @TexSom @LauraRhysMS Thanks for a great #SommChat!

Laura Rhys _@LauraRhysMS .@KeeperColl Gr8 to be on #SommChat - thx for all of UR Questions - hope 2 see U @TEXSOM or @gusbourne #SommChat #TexSom

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Mark UR calendar for #SommChat w/ @nytimes Bestselling Author Maximillion Potter @maxapotter Wed 8/12/15 11 AM CST, 12 N EST!

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