Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master #Sommelier Roger Dagorn

9/4 Master Sommelier Roger Dagorn

@tocquevilleNY

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear from #Master Sommelier Roger Dagorn #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): We’d like to introduce you to Master #Sommelier Roger Dagorn #SommChat #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Please direct your questions to Roger Dagorn, MS @KeeperColl as he has not entered the twitter world yet. #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): All of Roger’s answers will come from @KeeperColl showing his answer on #SommChat today.

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): We’re abt ready to dive in w/questions, so shout out to Roger Dagorn, MS via @KeeperColl to say hello & so he knows you’re here! #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! #WineWednesday

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): As we ask Roger Dagorn, MS our Qs, you can ask him Ur Qs as well! He’ll do his best 2 answer all Qs in the order they come #SommChat #WW

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – Good morning all! Looking forward to #SommChat !

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): W/so many participants lots of gr8 Q’s R asked! Even if u dont ask 1, S/O 2 @KeeperColl & 2 let us know u R here! #SommChat #WW

@winecompass (WineCompass): @KeeperColl – good afternoon here #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Let’s start talking #wine with @tocquevilleNY #Wine Director & Master #Sommelier Roger Dagorn #WW #SommChat

@VineyardGate (Alex Bernardo): Looking forward to Roger Dagorn @KeeperColl #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): RT @KeeperColl Let’s start talking #wine with @tocquevilleNY #Wine Director & Master #Sommelier Roger Dagorn #WW #SommChat

@lwa235 (Linda Adams): @KeeperColl hello Roger! Very excited to have you on #SommChat

@LisaAdamsWalter (LisaAdamsWalter): @KeeperColl @TocquevilleNY Thanks for the invitation to #SommChat I can’t stay, but wanted to pop in and say hello! #ww #wine

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): Roger Dagorn on #SommChat today w/ @KeeperColl Roger is the most gentle, down-to-earth Sommelier I’ve met @adamplotkin @alawine

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): fr Roger Dagorn,MS glad to be in the #SommChat discussion and will answer UR questions the best I can #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @noblewines fr Roger Dagorn,MS thanks:) #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): Ready to tweet & learn about #wine! Hello fellow wine lovers checking in from SF CA #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @LisaAdamsWalter – Hi Lisa! Hope you can stay for a little bit! – #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @SandyWasserman fr Roger Dagorn,MS there are some tastings around town but don’t have a list at my fingertips right now -sorry #SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl No problem, I’ll keep checking around. Thanks #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS What got you interested in the #Wine business and when did you first get interested? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS father & cousin were chefs & both took #wine course & were 1st in class, so I had 2 be 1st too! #SommChat

@nzcomplexity (Complexity): @KeeperColl Checking into #SommChat while we work! Couldn’t miss Roger. #oneofthegreats #knowledgeispower

@thewinearray (thewinearray): @KeeperColl #SommChat Roger, 1st U nailed the classics, then Sake. Q: Will you be leading the Brazilian wine front at Boteqium?

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@thewinearray A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS working on wine prog now-list of 40 wines, 30 fr S. Amer.& 10-15 Brazillian #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@winecompass @thewinearray fr Roger Dagorn,MS N Brazil N ’92 visited wineries-current int. is b/c new resto of Chef Marco Moreira #SommChat

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): @sandywasserman have a look onhttp://sevenfifty.com for trade tastings which about this time of year in NYC #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): RT @noblewines @sandywasserman have a look onhttp://sevenfifty.com for trade tastings which about this time of year in NYC #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): #SommChat

@lwa235 (Linda Adams): @KeeperColl as a Somm, what is the most crucial part of the service experience? Greeting, wine service or touching the table? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @lwa235 A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS most critical part is contact w/cust. to understand what the cust is looking for #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @nzcomplexity – Good morning, welcome to #SommChat ! Love your annual Chicago events, will you be back here in 2014?

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): @WineSpectator is Having their Grand Seminar/Tasting in NYC in Oct. Who’s Going from #SommChat

@CaravelleChamp (Rita Jammet): @KeeperColl Bonjour Roger, welcome to #SommChat ! What got you so into sake?

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @CaravelleChamp A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS and Jap. customers would not order – wanted to learn more abt #Sake & quality… #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@CaravelleChamp A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS I was introduced by a new importer of High-end #Sake & really learned then #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @CaravelleChamp A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS had been curious abt #Sake when I worked at Tse Yang was somm – had warmed #Sake.#SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl 4 RD What styles & preferences do you have for wine when you’re NOT working? #SommChat #ww

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @SandyWasserman A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS Try to exp. with #wines fr all over- many diff. grape varieties & not same wine..#SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@SandyWasserman A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS variety is spice of life #SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @PrimlaniKitchen @noblewines Will do. Thanks #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): Greetings #SommChat tweeps!

@hvwinegoddess (Debbie Gioquindo,CSW): Just walked over to #SommChat

?@cmwines (Christopher Miller): RT @noblewines: @KeeperColl Roger when did you begin your path towards Sake Samurai? See you’ve got facebook acct, no twitter yet? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@cmwines @noblewines A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS path N #Sake started abt 15 yrs ago-harmarnize with cuisine at Chanterelle #SommChat

@CaravelleChamp (Rita Jammet): hi Adam! Roger Dagorn is the guest today RT @AdamPlotkin: Greetings #SommChat tweeps!

@winecompass (WineCompass): @KeeperColl @thewinearray How did you get interested in Brazilian #wine nad much is available in the U.S.? #SommChat

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): RT @primlanikitchen: @WineSpectator is Having their Grand Seminar/Tasting in NYC in Oct. Who’s Going from #SommChat aka the elbow fest

@thewinearray (thewinearray): .@KeeperColl Q RD: groovy. Of the 15 Brazilian selections any new varietals us Non-Masters will be introduced to? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @winecompass @thewinearray fr Roger Dagorn,MS Chef Owner of Boteguim is from Brazil & will pair with Tapas at the resto #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): What’s the biggest change you’ve noticed in taste/preference in the 31 yrs you’ve been a SOMM? What’s remained constant? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS corr. 41 yrs:) change is % of ppl that R #wine Knowledgable and # of wines fr around world availble #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): RT @vinogger biggest change you’ve noticed in taste/preference in the 31 yrs you’ve been a SOMM? What’s remained constant #SommChat

@thewinearray (thewinearray): Gr8 Q! .@vinogger @KeeperColl #SommChat Whats the biggest change noted in taste/preference in 31yr you’ve been SOMM? Whats stayed constant?

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @thewinearray Alfrocheira is #1 new varietal – act. Portuguese but makes a good #wine and one in mind is a blend #SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl Lots of variety out there. Always good to stay open minded when it comes to wine. #SommChat #ww

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl 4 RD What styles & preferences do you have for wine when you’re NOT working? #SommChat #ww

@hvwinegoddess (Debbie Gioquindo,CSW): For someone who isn’t knowledgeable on Sake, where would you suggest they begin #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@hvwinegoddess fr Roger Dagorn,MS cpl good bks out – Sake-A conisseurs guide by Philip Parker and Sake Companion by @JohnGauntner #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – Mr. Dagorn, what do you look for when u interview restaurant staff (looking to moonlight so I can learn more) #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@demilove fr Roger Dagorn,MS some1 enthusiastic abt industry and wants to learn more and wants to B a team player #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): Raising My Glass to Variety!! @KeeperColl .@SandyWasserman A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS variety is spice of life #SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl Lots of variety out there. Always good to stay open minded when it comes to wine. #SommChat #ww

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @PrimlaniKitchen @KeeperColl Cheers! #SommChat

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): Roger how has technology impacted wine buying and selling for you? #SommChat @KeeperColl @tocquevilleNY

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@noblewines fr Roger Dagorn,MS still trying 2 figure out what a computer is:) ease & quick access 2 internet helps a lot #SommChat

@lwa235 (Linda Adams): @KeeperColl and never, ever BS! A former wine mentor taught me this #SommChat

?@kathymorganMS (Kathy Morgan): Hi Roger! @KeeperColl Q: what are some of your favorite food pairings for Sake? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@kathymorganMS fr Roger Dagorn,MS int & diff ? I lk at progression w/pairing; lighter bf full bodied, dry bf sweet, good bf gr8 #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): @KeeperColl Any answer to my prior question re changes and constants over last 31 years as a SOMM? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS Constant is ppl demanding quality vs quantity of #wine #SommChat

@nzcomplexity (Complexity): RT @lwa235: @KeeperColl and never, ever BS! A former wine mentor taught me this #SommChat #wisewords

@vinogger (Melanie): @KeepColl I see much had been made of your age at 63 as a SOMM, do u believe it has any significance? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS Chgs in #Somm- many more #Somms around world 2 day – in ’70s in #NYC there were only 4-6 #Sommeliers #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS I don’t feel 63 – credit #Wine as a great preservative! #SommChat

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl 4 RD What are the tasting profiles for most wines from Brazil? Light, heavy, whites or red? What varieties grow best? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@SandyWasserman fr Roger Dagorn,MS sparkling #wine is most obvious. tasting profiles still 2 be determined-I am still learning #SommChat

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): RT @SandyWasserman tasting profiles for most wines from Brazil? Light, heavy, whites or red? What varieties grow best? #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): @KeeperColl @CaravelleChamp Is there any correlation to quality bet warm & cold sake? Either temp tend 2 have more gr8 wines? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@AdamPlotkin @CaravelleChamp fr Roger Dagorn,MS gen. in #Japan consumed warm in Winter and cool in Summer…. #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@AdamPlotkin @CaravelleChamp Rogher Dagorn, MS Higher qual. #Sakes R gen. served Cool to bring out floral & fruity aromatics. #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@AdamPlotkin @CaravelleChamp fr Roger Dagorn Some qual. #sake w/ > pronounced rice aromatics can be served warm and be excellent #SommChat

@thewinearray (thewinearray): .@KeeperColl #SommChat RD, UR somm w poise&humility, rare traits now n our art. Do U feel celebrity has place in our profession? ie TopChef?

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@thewinearray fr Roger Dagorn,MS consider myself a #Sommelier not a Rock Star #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): What’s your goto value wine? What unique varietal or region are u currently most excited about? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS VW is #Beaujolais, but no only 1. Excited abt #wines fr South Africa, #Portugal, #Greece & more:) #SommChat

@CaravelleChamp (Rita Jammet): Excellent Health news! RT @KeeperColl: .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS I don’t feel 63 – credit #Wine as a great preservative! #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): @noblewines @KeeperColl I agree I think age is good it & means more experience #SommChat

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): gotta run & do orders Nice 2 see u on #SommChat Roger, miss seeing u Time Warner be at @tocquevilleNY soon @sciowines @CO_TheMaidstone

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): RT @KeeperColl: .@vinogger fr Roger Dagorn,MS I don’t feel 63 – credit #Wine as a great preservative! #SommChat sounds like Keith Richards!

@thewinearray (thewinearray): @KeeperColl #SommChat Maybe Classic Rock (star) !

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl 2 RD Thanks. I’ll look for some #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS What is a typical day as wine director at @tocquevilleNY? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS GO IN EARLY, visit all restos 2 checkin, open @tocquevilleNY, set up, ….. #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS replace orders 4 #Wine, Sp. & #Sake, place orders for @tocquevilleNY on Mon 4 Wed del… #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS place orders 4 The Fourth on Tues 4 Thurs del & orders for #Sake 4 15 East on Wed 4 Fri del #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS work floor @TocquevilleNY 5 nights a week & see purvs. in afternoon & teach on Mons & Weds @CUNY #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS working on series on Tuesdays for SINGLE Malt Scotches and do staff training on Thurs Afternoon #SommChat

@CaravelleChamp (Rita Jammet): @KeeperColl Roger, how do you manage your time with several restaurants? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@CaravelleChamp A. fr Roger Dagorn,MS try not to let any balls fall #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – What are some of your other interests-do you often make connections to wine/hospitality from other interests? – #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@demilove A. fr Roger Dagorn,MS other interests are my grandchildren – they are fun! #SommChat

@drewbie_g (Drew Gourdie): Best news I’ve heard today! RT @KeeperColl: fr Roger Dagorn, I don’t feel 63 – credit #Wine as a great preservative! #SommChat #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS How do U go about pairing #food and #wine – which comes first for you? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS more interesting & Challenging to pair wine with food rather than food with #wine #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS most ppl think abt food 1st then match #wine to that -logical progression is pairing wine w/food #SommChat

@m_arcon (Marc Dröfke): @KeeperColl any special tips for an italian wine? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @m_arcon fr Roger Dagorn,MS Italian food for Italian #wine-Known 4 gr8 red wines-but now many gr8 white wines,diff than b4 #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): @noblewines @KeeperColl @drewbie_g good 2 know wine is gr8 preserv & 60 is new 40 just ask #DianaNyad who swam from Cuba to FL! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS What makes #NY a special market for wine? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS Everything comes to NY-many Somms in other regions stick to the #wines fr their area only #SommChat

@VineyardGate (Alex Bernardo): @KeeperColl Roger Dagorn Q. Do u find aged sake–5 to 20 years–attractive? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@VineyardGate Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS have tasted some aged #SaKES & found Attractive with meats #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): .@VineyardGate Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS works well with gaminess in foods #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this hour of #wine talk with @ToquevilleNY #Wine Director Roger Dagorn, MS #WineWednesday #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): It was great to have Master #Sommelier Roger Dagorn join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): A. fr Roger Dagorn, MS it was a pleasure 2 promote my profession this way; liked ur #SommChat questions & hoped I answered satisfactorily.

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): Please join us in thanking Roger Dagorn, MS for his time #SommChat #WW #Winelover

@nzcomplexity (Complexity): Great job! RT @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking Roger Dagorn, MS for his time #SommChat #WW #Winelover #insightful #knowledgeispower

@VineyardGate (Alex Bernardo): Thanks! RT “@KeeperColl: .@VineyardGate Q. @KeeperColl 4 Roger Dagorn, MS works well with gaminess in foods #SommChat”

?@WineWiseGuy (Anthony Giglio): Hi @KeeperColl Sorry 2 miss Roger Gagorn, #Sommelier who got me started. Studied w/ him in ’92! So much to thank you for , Roger! #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – Thank you Mr. Dagorn, you give us all in wine community much inspiration! – #SommChat

@CaravelleChamp (Rita Jammet):Merci Roger, you rock! #SommLegend RT @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking Roger Dagorn, MS for his time #SommChat #WW #Winelover

@SandyWasserman (Sandy Wasserman CS): @KeeperColl Time to load up the wine bag & head out to spread the gospel around Phoenix. Thanks Roger. Have a great week all. #SommChat

@vinogger (Melanie): @demilove @noblewines @KeeperColl @drewbie_g it’s never to late to try anything remember ur reach is only exceeded by ur grasp #SommChat

@drewbie_g (Drew Gourdie): Bravo! RT @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking Roger Dagorn, MS for his time #SommChat #WW #Winelovers

@drewbie_g (Drew Gourdie): Cheers to @KeeperColl for doing double-duty as Scribe & Moderator today! #SommChat #WineWednesday #WW

@drewbie_g (Drew Gourdie): Indubitably! RT @KeeperColl: Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this #wine talk w/ @ToquevilleNY #Wine Director Roger Dagorn #SommChat

@enjoielife (Judia Black):@KeeperColl Sorry I wasn’t able to make it to #SommChat today. I am immersed in some other projects right now. Our president, @ChrisTaylorTX, wanted to make #SommChat today, but just missed it. Thanks for the invite, @KeeperColl!

@enjoielife (Judia Black):@KeeperColl: .@SandyWasserman A. @KeeperColl fr Roger Dagorn,MS variety is spice of life #SommChat

@enjoielife (Judia Black): @KeeperColl Thanks for the highlights of #SommChat!

@PrimlaniKitchen (Rashmi Primlani): #ww Salud! Hmm, What Should I Open on #winewednesday? #travel #orlando #SommChat #winechat #winehttp://instagram.com/p/d2ThwPhtH_/

@raelinn_wine (Raelinn_wine): @DrinkWhatULike @nectarwine @marcygordon @WineHarlots @vinesleuth I hate missing it! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (Keeper Collection): @raelinn_wine we missed you on #SommChat

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