Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Max Kast

9/14 Advanced Sommelier Max Kast

Thomas Perez @TperezWine: @SommChat @KeeperColl @londonvino @vinjohnragan @iancauble looks amazing today. Cheers! #WineWednesday #winepeople

Keeper Collection @SommChat: #SommChat on @KeeperColl w/Adv #Sommelier Max Kast 12N ET! Tag @KeeperColl w/qs! @DebraMeiburgMW @bcroninms @JosiahBaldivino @MonikaElling

Monika Elling @MonikaElling: Will do!

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Happy #WineWednesday 48 hours til #GrenacheDay what #wine will U drinking? pullingcorksandforks.com/?p=2075 #WIYG #SommChat #winestudio #winechat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: .@yrmom_safoodie @JuneRodil Max Kast on #SommChat today - spread the word and send him a question to @KeeperColl so he can feel the love

David Keck @yrmom_safoodie: @KeeperColl @JuneRodil on a flight to go do a @texsomiwa event with @winejames but pre-game question- @maxterroir you balance #SommChat …

David Keck @yrmom_safoodie: @KeeperColl @JuneRodil @maxterroir family and a rockstar #wine career really well- any advice? #SommChat #rockstar #worklifebalance

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @yrmom_safoodie Max says hard Q! not a #rockstar #Somm just luv #wine - try 2 spend as much time with Fam as possible ... #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @yrmom_safoodie Max says #wine is abt food & family, so I try to combine all as much as possible #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear abt #wine w/ Advanced #Sommelier Max Kast on @KeeperColl !

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: We’d like 2 introduce you to Advanced #Sommelier Max Kast! Tweet UR Q’s 2 @KeeperColl 4 Max 2 answer #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 Advanced #Sommelier Max Kast on @KeeperColl & say hello so he 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 Max Kast our Qs, you can ask him Ur Qs to @KeeperColl as well! He’ll do his best 2 answer all Qs in order #SommChat #wwfc

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

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Let’s start talking with Advanced #Sommelier Max Kast on @KeeperColl about #Wine on #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, How did ur interest in #wine start? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says both parents are #wine enthusiasts - goes back to fam again - always gr8 #food & wine at fam table - comes back to family #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr #SommChat #Somm :R you still pursuing Master #Sommelier & would you recommend program to others and why?

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says - still pursuing @MasterSommUS - would recommend to others - many reasons why- depends on level u want 2 pursue... #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercol l:… pursuing @MasterSommUS is very humbling process & at same time very inspirational b/c around so many passionate &talented ppl #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says pursuing @MasterSommUS makes you better at what you do IMO - it's made me a better professional going through the process #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says you get out of @MasterSommUS what you put into it! #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Good morning Max who are your wine mentors other than parents and how did you get your start in the wine biz Thanks #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman Max says have had many #wine mentors - 1st Scott Harney longtime #Chicago #Sommelier & Tim Gaiser, MS big role.. #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl:.@SandyWasserman @ShaynBjornholm also & have so many others mentors will stop there or would take up entire #SommChat Hour…

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman got start in #wine biz in restos at age15 - at 24 introduced to #Chef Paul Meyers who is collector.... #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman Chef did pairing of Lentils S.Chard Raisins & Cauliflower w/ '96 Didier Silex-after tasting knew what wanted 2 do #SommChat

Kaki Miller @kaki_miller: .@SommChat Thanks for being here, Max! If you could travel one place to taste any wine, where would you go? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl:@kaki_miller Max says I would go to #Greece or #Croatia b/c I love #wine history & both have very long historical areas to explore #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Q. Max have you ever made wine if so what & where if not any desire to do so? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman Max says - have not made #wine, experimented w/ #Cider would be open to making wine in the future, not sure where #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, how did you get started working at @FearringtonNC #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Met @FearringtonNC Owner & GM in #Geneva - clicked & yr later my wife, daughter & I moved to #NorthCarolina fr #Montana #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, tell us abt the role you had at @FearringtonNC #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: .@FearringtonNC Max says I was Beverage director for the Village with includes @RelaisChateaux Resto that has @Forbes 5 stars... #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says also as Beverage Dir. I oversaw for Beer Garden wine shop casual resto & catering for @FearringtonNC Village #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Q Max where do you currently work and what are your responsibilities, wine I assume? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: .@SandyWasserman transitioning from @FearringtonNC to @BroadbentWines #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, what is the dining experience at @FearringtonNC like? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says dining experience @FearringtonNC is rather amazing. Gr8 relationship with Head #Chef Bedford & Maitre D #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says great communication b/w FOH and BOH @FearringtonNC & amazing food so easy to make #wine list & Pairings #SommChat

Kaki Miller @kaki_miller: @KeeperColl I have always wanted to visit NC, where do u recommend I go out to eat w/ my friends that has great #wine and #food? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: .@kaki_miller besides @FearringtonNC try out @MateoTapas which has gr8 #Spanish #wine list & @VinRougeDurham gr8 #Chablis list #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Q Max any wines you've tasted lately recently that excite you? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman Max says Petit Verdot fr Jones Von Drehle from #NorthCarolina #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Q Max why aren't you on Twitter? Just curious #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman I had to back away to study for @MasterSommUS - will try to join back in the future #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, what are some unusual or unique #foodandwine #pairings you enjoy? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: love #cooking -spend free time cooking- currently trying to get some interesting red wine #pairings with #vegetable based dishes #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Pairing I found is butternut #Squash with #shitake #mushrooms #garlic & #pinenuts w/ @StorybookWines #Zinfandel fr #Calistoga #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, what are some affordable wines you would suggest? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says look at #Muscadet from #Loire & #gruner fr #Austria & Red fr #Southafrica & #Chile can find amazing values w/ quality #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso @demilove: @KeeperColl - Good morning #SommChat! Checking in for a second before @RhoneWine tasting starts. Hope I look ok! pic.twitter.com/GWWf0GlHiT

Rhone Valley Wines @RhoneWine: @demilove @KeeperColl Looking great! Cheers!

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, What do U enjoy drinking besides #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says #beer - like many diff beers , right now 2 of favs R Orval fr #Belgium & Aventinus fr #Bavaria #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max is also a big #water drinker as #Hydration is most impt #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr shy #SommChat peep: Max, how old is ur daughter and when will you allow her to start drinking #wine ? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: My daughter is N middle school & have not really thought abt exact age 4 her 2 start - time will tell is learning w/out tasting #SommChat

Miranda Waldron @mirandawaldronc: @KeeperColl Q for Max: What have been some of your greatest challenges since working in the #wine industry? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @mirandawaldronc as #Somm keeping up w/ changes in #wine industry on 1 side & continuing to hone #Hospitality skills on other side #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, heard UR joining @BroadbentWines team, how did u get interested in distribution side of biz? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Have seen many interesting #wine Portfolios as Beverage Director but always been big fan of @BroadbentWines & now tops on my list #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, what will your role at @BroadbentWines be? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says will be Regional #wine #Sales Mgr for #NorthCarolina #SouthCarolina #Kentucky and part of #Tennessee for @BroadbentWines #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: @LolaWines wine pairing dinner @TheMarketByJen on Sept 22nd. Details here pullingcorksandforks.com/?p=2151 #SommChat #wine #Phoenix #WineWednesday

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max, will U stay in #NorthCarolina or have to move w/ new job @BroadbentWines ? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: excited to say that our family will stay in #NorthCarolina after I start with @BroadbentWines #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr #SommChat #Somm: how far are you along in @MasterSommUS Max

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl; sat 4 the @MasterSommUS exam 6 times! Have passed #theory twice, blind tasting once, & passed service once but not within 3 yrs.. #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Max says I reset @MasterSommUS this year and will take theory for third time next year - send me positive vibes #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed talking abt #Wine w/ Advanced #Sommelier Max Kast on #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Great to have Max Kast join us today on @KeeperColl for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking Max Kast on @KeeperColl for his time on #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: been a blast here with all of you on #SommChat - honored to be asked. lk fwd to seeing many on you on my @BroadbentWines adventure #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Ciao everybody #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @SandyWasserman gr8 to have you in on #SommChat - good questions for a great guy!

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