2016 Somms Under Fire

Thanks to Napa Valley Vintners, VIP Ticket holders will arrive at 4:30p.m. and have exclusive access to 90 minutes of Wine Tasting and Education on Napa Valley Wines from the four famous winemakers below! The event will be moderated by our Emcee Master Sommelier June Rodil. VIP Ticket holders will also have access to the Cocktail Challenge and the Somms Under Fire Wine & Food Pairing Competition featuring wines from all over the world and food prepared by Chef Drew Curren of Arro, Italic, and Easy Tiger.

Click the Ticket button below to purchase your VIP tickets today!

We look forward to seeing you on January 24, 2016 at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center.

Napa Valley Vintners
Rosemary Cakebread

Rosemary Cakebread - Gallica

One in a group of influential winemakers, Rosemary has earned a reputation for handcrafting wines of grace and balance. Armed with a degree in Viticulture and Enology from the University of California Davis, she was introduced to Cabernet Sauvignon at the historic Inglenook Winery in Rutherford,...

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Michael Eddy - Louis Martini Winery

Michael Eddy, who grew up in Southern California, became fascinated by the process of transforming grapes into wine after brewing beer at home. “The complexity of wine has always intrigued me,” explains Michael. “The idea of navigating all of the steps it takes to bring out different flavors in...

Peju #Winemaker Sara Fowler

Sara Fowler - PEJU

Sara Fowler joined Peju as the Winemaker in the summer of 2006, bringing a wealth of knowledge and creativity into the cellar. Sara's passion for Bordeaux varietals and knack for innovative blending make her the perfect fit to lead Peju's winemaking team.Sara cut her teeth in the wine industry...

Long Meadow Ranch Winemaker Chris Hall

Chris Hall - Long Meadow Ranch Winery

The ambassador of Long Meadow Ranch’s portfolio of family-run businesses, Chris is Executive Vice President - Long Meadow Ranch & Affiliates. Chris leads the sales, marketing and destination activities directed at achieving the family’s mission...


The 2016 Somms Under Fire wines for the VIP tasting include:

Greeting Wine:

2014 PEJU Rose' of Syrah

First flight:

2014 Long Meadow Ranch Winery Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford, Napa Valley

2014 PEJU Chardonnay Napa Valley

2012 Louis M Martini Winery Cellar No. 254 Meritage Napa Valley

2013 Gallica Estate Vineyard Petite Sirah Napa Valley

Second Flight:

2012 Long Meadow Ranch Winery E.J. Church Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

2012 Gallica Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville

2012 PEJU Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

2012 Louis Martini Winery Lot 1 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley