Sign up to compete in the 3rd Annual Somm Slam.
The 3rd Annual Somm Slam
Calling America's Top Sommeliers!
Apply to the 3rd Annual Somm Slam

You know those rare occasions you get to loosen your tie, kick off your shoes, or otherwise bring a little "wild" to the world of the sommelier? This is one of those times. The 3rd Annual Somm Slam is upon us, and we want you to come along for the ride.

America's top sommeliers—12 competitors and 40 judges will have the opportunity to participate, and they'll all receive free 3-day passes to 7th Annual International Chefs Congress.

A real-time food and wine pairing competition with game-show style trivia and blind-tasting challenges

September 30 to October 2, 2012

Where: 7th Annual International Chefs Congress at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC

Lots of somm comarderie. Free passes to ICC with wine presenters like Alice Feiring, Daniel Johhnes, and Emily Wines. Plus, last year's winner, Alexander LaPratt walked away with pride, grapey glory, and an all-expenses paid trip to Australia.

So put down the wine list, scurry up from the cellar, and sign up for the 3rd Annual Somm Slam.

3rd Annual Somm Slam

The Somm Slam is open to sommeliers and beverage directors. You must apply by July 1, 2012. Competitors will be announced August 1.

During the event, 12 competitors will compete on Day 1. The top six competitors will advance to Day 2, and the top two competitors will move on to Day 3. Judges will sample dishes and wine pairings and cast their votes for the most successful pairing.

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the 2012 Vitamix Challenge

Not a somm? You have a chance to compete, too. Apply to the Vitamix Challenge by July, 1.

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