Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master #Sommelier  Tim Gaiser

5/31 Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser

Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master #Sommelier Tim Gaiser talks about #wine

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KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Welcome to #SommChat everyone! Tell your friends to join us to learn abt #wine!

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl We’d like to introduce you to Master #Sommelier Tim Gaiser on @KeeperColl #SommChat

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KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Let's start talking #wine with Master #Sommelier Tim Gaiser on @KeeperColl #WineWednesday #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “Hi @KeeperColl great to be here with everyone on #SommChat”

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman Q. Good morning Tim how did you get your start in the wine business & who are your mentors? Thanks #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman “I went back in to restaurant biz & bartending became #wine buying which became #Sommelier” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman “When I moved to #SanFrancisco in '84 I was playing trumpet professionally but needed to make more $ to make ends meet” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman “I have 2 degrees in Classical #music but worked in Restaurants from Time I was 16” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman Tim says “mentors + Master #Sommeliers in #SanFrancisco in 1990 like Evan Goldstein, Nunzio Alioto, and Fred Dame” #SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm Q Tim how has your career in the #wine industry influenced your current research on olfactory and palate memory? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @CharlesComm “The question is the other way around - my R&D has influenced the way I teach and train others to taste #wine” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @KeeperColl Tim, what made you want to teach about #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “#wine is such a great connector of people on so many diff levels, esp when we share a meal.” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @KeeperColl Tim, How do you see the #wine industry changing due to increased usage of the internet? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “at the very least there is significantly > info available to consumers and unfortunately not all of it is correct” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “it is important to check more than 1 source for #wine information @guildsomm is best source online” #SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm Q Tim what #wine region/country should receive more attention than it does? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @CharlesComm Tim says “Region that will continue to surprise us 4 yrs 2 come is Southern #France #Languedoc #Roussillon” #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman Working on a blog post about Rosé & #NatioanlRoseWeek any favorites? #SommChat #sommelier #wine #itsok2drinkpink

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman “Lots of fav #Rose #Australia Charles Melton Rose of Virginia, Vacheron #Sancerre Rose, Tempier & Pibarnon from #Bandol” #SommChat

Countess Rose Perry @VinoCaPisco Replying to @KeeperColl @guildsomm Please ask him how long it took him to become a master somm and was he employed full Time in the industry while he was studying. #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @VinoCaPisco @guildsomm Tim says it “took him 2 yrs to complete all of the exams and was working FT while studying - had studied & collected #wine 7 yrs B4” #SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm Q Tim what do you love most about teaching at the @CIAGreystone? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @CharlesComm @CIAGreystone “Love the Quality of the students - very high” @CIAGreystone #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @KeeperColl Tim, How do you apply behavioral and neuro sciences to teaching about #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “most impt application is 2B able to approach each ind. student with their abilities” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says that “it is impt not to have a "cookie cutter" approach when teaching #wine tasting” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, What do you expect your research to show us about how science relates to our understanding of #wine and #spirits? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “1st, I am not a scientist. I am a strategist. my primary goal is 2 find strategies of best tasters & c if I can use 2 teach others” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “Main finding is that smell & taste memory R internally represented visually 4 #wine tasting” #SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm Q Tim what advice do you have for someone looking to jumpstart a career in the #wine industry? #SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @CharlesComm Tim says “it depends on what area of the #wine industry U want 2 B in - no matter what get training, like WSET or SWE or Court –“ #SommChat

Countess Rose Perry @VinoCaPisco @KeeperColl Tim: how do you encourage novice wine drinkers to broaden their palate? i.e. Those who *only* drink Pinot Noir? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @VinoCaPisco “Best thing 2 do is encourage ppl to try #wines BTG at Restos & do tastings at retail outlets of wines they have not had B4” #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman Q Tim what wines & regions have excited you so far in 2017? Any barrel tastings of futures releases you tasted? Thanks #SommChat #sommelier

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @SandyWasserman “rarely go 2 barrel tastings - rather taste finished #wine in '17 dry furmint fr #Hungary and #Idaho #wines R exciting 4 me this yr” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @KeeperColl, Tim, how do you define #terroir? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @KeeperColl “Terroir is mostly related to the microbiome, the bacteria & yeast in soil & how they affect fermentation” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @KeeperColl “Alex Maltman Prof in #Wales in Soil Science has proven no relation to minerals in soil having effect on #wine” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, How would you explain #microbiome to #wine enthusiasts? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “Microbiome is all the micro fauna and flora in soil” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, How do you see the new research of #microbiomes changing how people learn about and study #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “I think the research of #Microbiomes is showing a scientific connection BW #vineyard soil & #wine in a bottle” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Q fr #SommChat #Somm Tim, do u think wineries should invest n #WineSeq technology in order to prevent harmful pathogens?

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “Yes , 1 of the original intent of the companies that R using this technology - so cost has < significantly 2 allow 4 > 2 use” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, Heard there will be a seminar on the microbiome project/related technology, where can people get details? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “Once we settle on date, will be posted on and on @guildsomm site keep an eye out 4 more info” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @KeeperColl Tim, How do you use storytelling to teach about #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “The easiest way 4 consumers 2 relate to a #winery is through a story - consumers don't want the tech #s they want the story” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, What are your suggestions for best training practices 4 other #somms to teach their staff? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “Technical skills like proper service training R very impt to the overall training - start there” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “More diff process is teaching soft skills which is #hospitality - has to come fr TOP mgmt & owners” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, What are some of the biggest trends you’ve seen develop in the #wine industry in the past 5 yrs? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “biggest trend is how #millennials R changing buying habits 4 #wine & #Spirits” #SommChat

Lauren Harrison @13lharrison @KeeperColl I am about 2 start a job w @SGWineSpirits as an on-premise sales rep! What advice can you give me regarding #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @13lharrison @SGWineSpirits “most Impt thing U can do is get 2 know the #wine programs of UR accts ahead of time, so U don't waste buyers time” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @13lharrison @SGWineSpirits “Get formal training as much as possible as mentioned before - keep reading keep learning” #SommChat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine @KeeperColl Please say hello to Tim for me. Great respect for him. Looking forward to more of his research. #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @Path2Wine Tim says “THANKS Courtney!” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim, What are some trends you have seen remain constant in the #wine industry? Do you see these changing in the future? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl “constant good #wine trend is good #wine with a great story NEVER gets old & Tim says this will not change” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Q fr #Somm Tim, For those abt 2 take theory test for Master #Sommelier, what advice or study suggestions would you give them? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “2 parts to this: 1st part is to know something you must be able to explain it to anyone” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl 2nd part is “you have to be able to deal with nerves and anxiety of an exam, google Tim Gaiser blog and test anxiety to learn >” #SommChat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine @KeeperColl Tim mentioned exciting wines from Idaho. Where and what varietals? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Replying to @Path2Wine “Courtney look 4 Telaya, Bitner, Cinder & Split Rail #wines from #Idaho” #SommChat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine Thanks Tim & @KeeperColl #SommChat

Lauren Harrison @13lharrison @KeeperColl Tim, what is number 1 advice would you give to someone who is just getting started in the #wine industry? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @13lharrison “Get formal training and form a Tasting Group R 2 great things U can do to get started in #Wine industry” #SommChat

Lauren Harrison @13lharrison @KeeperColl,Tim, What excites you about #wine? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl @13lharrison Tim says, “U can never learn everything - always something new to learn in #wine” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl q fr #Somm Tim, What are some #wine trends you predict for the future? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “emerging countries and regions like China & how important that will be in next 10 yrs is an example of a trend in future” #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this hour of #wine talk with Master #Sommelier Tim Gaiser on @KeeperColl #WineWednesday #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl It was great to have Tim Gaiser join us today on @KeeperColl for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WineWednesday

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Please join us in thanking Master #Sommelier Tim Gaiser for his time #SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl Tim says “thanks for opportunity 2 be part of #SommChat best of luck to everyone and hope U get to read more on