Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Master of Wine Jennifer Docherty

7/22 Master of Wine Jennifer Docherty


KeeperCollection @KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat features Master of #Wine @jendocherty CU there @mattmcginnis @winochic @alawine @sassodoro @i_on_food_drink @WineauxDLynnP

Matt McGinnis _@MattMcGinnis #SommChat is always loaded with excellent #wine info

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @MattMcGinnis thanks for the #SommChat support - always better when you are on board! #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @harleywine1 thanks for the S/Os for #SommChat - hope all is well with you and enjoy having you in the mix on #WW

Sassodoro _@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @jendocherty @MattMcGinnis @Winochic @alawine @i_on_food_drink @WineauxDLynnP Happy #SommChat #WW!

Sassodoro _@Sassodoro @KeeperColl It will be difficult for me to join #SommChat today. I'll do my best, but I may have to read the conversation afterwards.

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @Sassodoro thanks for the heads up - we hope you can join in #SommChat - enjoy UR questions when you do!

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Hope everyone's ready to talk #wine w/ Master of #Wine @jendocherty on #SommChat today at 11 AM CST, 12 N ET! cc: @liberty_wines

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl 2day's #SommChat w/ Master of #Wine @jendocherty CU there 12N ET @dellanimom @Vinum_Wine @kcwineguy @Eno_DC @local913 @mmWine @WineInkByTia

ENO DC _@Eno_DC @KeeperColl We're looking forward to it! #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear abt #wine fr Master of #wine @jendocherty & wine buyer for @liberty_wines ?

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty.@KeeperColl Thank you, I am very excited to have a twinterview about #Wine #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl We'd like to introduce you to Master of Wine Jennifer Docherty @jendocherty who will talk about #wine on #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 @jendocherty wine buyer for @liberty_wines 2 say hello & so she knows UR here! #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @KeeperColl @liberty_wines Hello everyone. How is everyone doing today? #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 @jendocherty 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 & @jendocherty 2 let us know u R here! #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Let's start talking #Wine with Master of Wine @jendocherty wine buyer for @liberty_wines #SommChat

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge @jendocherty, hello, welcome ! how did you get the passion for #wine ? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @CloLafarge @KeeperColl my stomach (love of food) got me into #Wine. I wanted to learn what the somms knew. #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @KeeperColl - Good morning from Chicago! Nice to join you again on #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl .@demilove great to see you on #SommChat - look fwd to UR questions with Master of #wine @jendocherty

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon After months I´m finally on time here for #SommChat with @jendocherty. Hope we can generate a hour of fun.

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @m_arcon so happy to see you back at #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl what is the most exciting thing about buying wine for @liberty_wines? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl @liberty_wines, the most exciting thing is traveling to meet producers to get to know their regions #SommChat #Wine

Russ Kane _@VintageTexas@jendocherty how did you link up with @liberty_wines #SommChat @KeeperColl

Russ Kane _@VintageTexas Forgot to specifically ask what you did before. #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @VintageTexas @KeeperColl a friend that was working @liberty_wines introduced me and the rest is history #Wine #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @VintageTexas @KeeperColl I was buying fine #wine and before that wine sales. Right before wine sales, I was working in fashion #SommChat

SbonnerABV _@SbonnerABV How are you enjoying the London wine scene verses the dysfunctional system in BC? @KeeperColl @jendocherty @liberty_wines #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @SbonnerABV @KeeperColl @liberty_wines I left BC at 18 so didn't really experience the challenges that others, esp somms do #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @SbonnerABV @KeeperColl @liberty_wines the London #wine scene is great because we are spoiled for choice and have fair pricing #SommChat

Courtney Cochran _@HipTastesMaven #now RT @KeeperColl #MasterofWine @jendocherty CU there 12 ET @kerrynewberry @RachelVoorhees @Hiptastesmaven @adamplotkin @roydot @enobytes

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @HipTastesMaven Courtney, great to see you on #SommChat , how are you?

Courtney Cochran _@HipTastesMaven @KeeperColl super, happy #WineWednesday great guest @jendocherty today on #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @HipTastesMaven @KeeperColl thanks very much #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @KeeperColl - Just as a business model, how would you differentiate London wine/spirits market from here in the U.S.? ~ #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @demilove @KeeperColl don't know the US biz model v well. Finding an importer to cover the whole territory is much easier in UK #SommChat

Irene L _@i_on_food_drink I believe there is extra layer(s) with distributor, government depending on state. + physical geography #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl how would you describe the European market for wine buyers? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl there are many opportunities but it often takes time to find the producer that fits the buyer's needs #SommChat

Courtney Quinn _@Path2WineQ. @jendocherty How do your days in #wine compare to those in fashion? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @Path2Wine in comparison to fashion, wine folks have better conversations because #Wine and food are served! #SommChat

Harley Carbery _@harleywine1 @KeeperColl @jendocherty good morning from Vegas, how are you Jen? Congrats again! #WW #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @harleywine1 @KeeperColl How are you? What is new? When will you come visit London for a reunion? #SommChat @jamesbusbytrav #Wine #OZ

Harley Carbery _@harleywine1 Just moving the juice. London soon I hope! #SommChat

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge @jendocherty, pls tell abt the 1st #wine you tasted and what U thought? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @CloLafarge I don't remember the 1st #wine, but I know it would have been cheap because I was young. I am sure it had RS #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl which region is super hot right now and everyone should take a deeper look at? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl difficult as there are so many. I want Germany to get love. There also is so much buzz around Ningxia #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl so whats your German wine region? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl it would be the Rheingau. Just recently went to the Mosel & loved it too- it was beautiful & v. steep #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl do you think German wines are underpriced? #SommChat #wine

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl they are very good value and hence one of the reasons Iove them, sharing my secrets #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl if I'm in #London, which is the best place to drink some nice, well priced wines? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl there is a boom here in Ldn. @Vinoteca @10cases @10GreekStreet @SocialWineTapas #SommChat

Russ Kane @VintageTexas @jendocherty You seem to have interest in German GG Riesling. How did that develop? Any particular rec's 2make #Sommchat @KeeperColl #TXwine

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty .@KeeperColl @VintageTexas I visited and never got bored drinking Riesling from morning to night. Good value versatile, long lived #SommChat

Irene L _@i_on_food_drink Generally, most Somms love Riesling; are consumers in the UK starting to understand & appreciate it too? #SommChat

WeddingOakWinery _@WeddingOakWine Q. @jendocherty How well are U.S. wines received in London? Are any styles or regions popular? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW @jendocherty Hi @WeddingOakWine we do better with #Wines that are elegant in style. @littoraiwine @DeLoachVineyard @seghesio than big bold ones #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove@KeeperColl - What is current drinking age in U.K. (it's 21 here in the states) - #SommChat - do 20s and 30s have natural interest?

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty It's 18 @demilove @KeeperColl #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @jendocherty @KeeperColl - Really wonder if that makes a difference in getting 20s and 30s curious about wine/spirits.

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @demilove @KeeperColl Not sure because the aim was intoxication rather than appreciation. I think food/dining helps 20-30s #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @jendocherty What inspired you to enter in the #wine business & when did you first get interested? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty A. @KepperColl the love of food inspired me to start WSET courses while still working in fashion. I started in 2006 #SommChat

Courtney Quinn _@Path2Wine Q. @jendocherty What inspired you to pursue MW? #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @Path2Wine @jendocherty - Hi Courtney! Great to see you today!

Courtney Quinn _@Path2WineThanks @demilove Will I see you @TEXSOM next month? #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @Path2Wine @TEXSOM - Probably not this year - hopefully in 2016 (the @CIAGreystone Somm Conference this spring was pretty excellent!)

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @Path2Wine my father inspired me. He went all the way w/ a PhD & I wanted to achieve something that I thought impossible #SommChat

Courtney Quinn _@Path2Wine Congrats @jendocherty on achieving the near impossible. Hope you got to celebrate with your father. What Champagne did you open? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Thanks @Path2Wine I haven't seen my dad in person yet, will do in August. He doesn't drink so I will have some nice oolong tea #SommChat

Courtney Quinn _@Path2Wine Hope it's an incredible experience with your dad @jendocherty Congrats again on becoming a MW. Thanks for sharing via #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendochertyThanks Courtney @Path2Wine have a great day #SommChat

Harley Carbery _@harleywine1 @jendocherty what do you see as the biggest influence to the UK #wine trade? @KeeperColl #SommChat

Robin Kick MW @RobinKickMW @m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl If I could interject a little. There are many direct producer-merchant relations unlike US.

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Thanks @robinkickMW #SommChat

Robin Kick MW @RobinKickMW @m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl The UK has wine merchants per capita than the US so often have to share producers. Except Liberty! :) #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Don't go gentle on me @harleywine1 @KeeperColl it's a huge question. The Chancellor has a big influence when setting duty #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @RobinKickMW where are you based in #Switzerland #SommChat

Robin Kick MW _@RobinKickMW @KeeperColl Used to live in London for 10 years (mostly as a buyer). And I'm American, hence why I know a bit about their differences :)

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @RobinKickMW thanks do you work in wine biz in #Switzerland now? #SommChat

Robin Kick MW _@RobinKickMW @KeeperColl Yes, I was at a company, but now I'm in the midst of creating a freelance consulting company for buying/exporting and a blog

Robin Kick MW _@RobinKickMW @KeeperColl But I will not be limited to Switzerland. Will be out and about in Italy, France or wherever the world takes me. :)

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @KeeperColl - I have read + things about British bubbly, but never seen one here in the states - will you be importing ? - #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @demilove @KeeperColl we list @hattingleywines @BrideValleyWine not sure if someone brings them into the US? #SommChat

Hattingley Valley _@hattingleywines @jendocherty @demilove @KeeperColl Good news @RayaImports will be stocked soon. #englishwineUSbound #thefutureisfizzy

Raya Imports _@RayaImports@hattingleywines @jendocherty @demilove @KeeperColl We can't wait.

Matt McGinnis _@MattMcGinnis Q. @jendocherty what are some of your wines to drink on a lovely summer day? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @MattMcGinnis depends on what I am eating or mood @CHChampagneUK, white Burgundy, Riesling (of course) & Pinot Noir #SommChat

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge@jendocherty, what are some of your #wine regions? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @CloLafarge love Okanagan BC (home & beauty), Burgundy, Rheingau & good memories in the Yarra #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman Good morning @jendocherty Whom do you consider your mentors in the wine business? Thanks #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @SandyWasserman had a few for the MW Jean-Michel Valette @caromaurer but professionally David Gleave MW @liberty_wines #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl whats your wine region and why? #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl what do you think about Sicilian wines? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl I haven't tasted many but I do like @TerrazzeEtna & @DonnafugataWine had them on hols #SommChat

Courtney Cochran _@HipTastesMaven Q. @jendocherty Great Twitter bio, <3 the #fashion reference. Who's your fav designer at the moment? #SommChat #masterofwine

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @HipTastesMaven @JW_ANDERSON is doing some really eye opening stuff and @_selfportrait_ #Fashion #SommChat

Courtney Cochran _@HipTastesMaven @jendocherty awesome, have seen @_selfportrait_ red carpet buzz and @JW_ANDERSON incredible - thx for #fashion the insight! #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @HipTastesMaven @_selfportrait_ @JW_ANDERSON of course, like to keep on top of fashion when I can. Have a great day #SommChat

Irene L _@i_on_food_drink #SommChat @jendocherty do you work with #BCwine or #ONwine and how is perception/reception in UK?

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @i_on_food_drink still difficult because many still think it's sweet. Some somms are indicating that they are dry on lists #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @i_on_food_drink we have @Bachelder_wines @LeClosJordanne v. well received esp. for somms & independent shops=unique #SommChat #Canada

Irene L _@i_on_food_drink @jendocherty @Bachelder_wines Thomas is lovely too. Will look fwd to seeing what bcwine will fit w/UK consumers! #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove Hope this isn't 2 personal - but were there moments in your MW journey where you hit a wall? (it's happened to me) - #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Not at all @demilove many times, the dissertation was v. hard. Stuck on it for 3/6 yrs. Had to learn how to write a research paper #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @jendocherty - My dream is to pass Level II ( #Certified ) with @MasterSommUS - been close but #Service has blocked me twice - #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @demilove @MasterSommUS that is always the difficulty when working somm hours. Good luck to you Douglas, I know it's v. hard #SommChat

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge @jendocherty, what do you think about #Biodynamic #wines ? And #natural #wines ? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @CloLafarge I don't like the name 'Natural #Wines'. Like #Biodynamic #Organic just need to be pure & express sense of place #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso _@demilove @HipTastesMaven - Hi Courtney! Are you keeping busy with lots of events in SF this summer? - #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW @jendocherty .@KeeperColl @VintageTexas I visited and never got bored drinking Riesling from morning to night. Good value versatile, long lived #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl via your twitter "vita" I saw that you are a big German GG fan. Whats your GG? #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl .@m_arcon @jendocherty said in sim. ? 2 @CloLafarge "Okanagan BC (home & beauty), Burgundy, Rheingau & good memories in Yarra" #SommChat

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @KeeperColl @jendocherty @clolafarge got it, thx!

Marc Dröfke _@m_arcon @jendocherty @KeeperColl whats your wine region and why? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW @jendocherty Hi @m_arcon @KeeperColl it would be the Rheingau. Just recently went to the Mosel & loved it too- it was beautiful & v. steep #SommChat

Russ Kane _@VintageTexas Go #Rheingau! #SommChat @KeeperColl Hope to find me some good ones @TEXSOM

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge @jendocherty, how do you choose #wines for @liberty_wines ? What is UR criteria? #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @CloLafarge we buy on taste: balance, expression of sense of place (unmarred by faults); value & suitability to our customers #SommChat

CloLafarge _@CloLafarge @jendocherty, what is @mastersofwine ? #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS _@SandyWasserman Q. @jendocherty Have you made wine? If not any desire to do so? What & where? Thanks #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Unfortunately I have never made wine @SandyWasserman would love to but no time :( . Somewhere close to home #SommChat @KeeperColl

Elizabeth Smith _@travelwinechick#WW #SommChat cheers!@KeeperColl @jendocherty @jordanwinery @duckhornwine @LoireValleyWine @lennthompson

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @travelwinechick hi and hope you are doing well #SommChat

Elizabeth Smith _@travelwinechick. @KeeperColl Hi there! I'm doing great, just busy! I'm a #wine club mgr for two wineries and a home-based #travel agent, so work a lot. #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl @travelwinechick wow that is a lot!

Elizabeth Smith _@travelwinechick @KeeperColl It is a lot. I'm still searching for my future. :)

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed talking #Wine w/ Master of Wine @jendocherty wine buyer for @liberty_wines ! #SommChat

ormiga _@ormiga hi missed #SommChat @KeeperColl next 1 @jendocherty @_selfportrait_ @hiptastesmaven @jw_anderson

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Great to have Master of #wine @jendocherty join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Please join us in thanking Master of #Wine @jendocherty wine buyer for @liberty_wines for her time #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Hi @CloLafarge @mastersofwine not enough words ;) & Institute #SommChat

KeeperCollection _@KeeperColl Mark UR calendar for #SommChat w/ Master #Sommelier @Jblazon & @Texsom Speaker Wed 7/29/15 11 AM CST, 12 N EST!

Irene L _@i_on_food_drink #SommChat lovely to chat with you @jendocherty! Thanks for taking the time to answer my Q's and enjoy your trip home next month!

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty @i_on_food_drink thank you for participating #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Thanks everyone for your interest & questions to keep me on my toes @KeeperColl #SommChat

Courtney Quinn _@Path2WineHope it's an incredible experience with your dad @jendocherty Congrats again on becoming a MW. Thanks for sharing via #SommChat

Jennifer Docherty MW _@jendocherty Thanks Courtney @Path2Wine have a great day #SommChat

Natasha Hughes MW _@londonvino Hey @jendocherty , sorry I missed your #SommChat. Tried to post but access to Twitter was on the fritz in Blackfriars

Drew Gourdie _@drewbie_g Sorry I missed out... New client, new demands on my time! #NextTime ! #WineWednesday #SommChat

Rachel Voorhees _@RachelVoorhees @KeeperColl @jendocherty @kerrynewberry @mcontrol @HipTastesMaven @AdamPlotkin @roydot @enobytes Aw! Bummed I missed! #SommChat