GL to everyone who entered... it will be a fun and from what I see honest competition ...take a look at the judges ... This Aug 16 th and 17 th then the NYS Governors Cup will be announced...
NEW YORK WINE & FOOD CLASSIC has a record number of entries (874) as well as a stellar group of judges from several states and abroad. Judges from the United Kingdom include wine writers Julie Arkell and Maggie Rosen. Californians include Dan Berger (Wine Journalist and Publisher, Santa Rosa); Rene Chazottes (Wine Director, Maitre Sommelier, The Pacific Club, Newport Beach); Ann Littlefield (Direct Wine Marketing Brand Champion, Napa); and Dr. Bob Small (Professor Emeritus, Collins College of Hospitality Management, Cal Poly University & Chairman, Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition).
Judges from other states are Jill Blume (Enology Specialist, Purdue University, & Executive Director, Indy International Wine Competition); Doug Frost, M.W., M.S. (Wine Writer and Educator, Kansas); Ann Miller (Missouri Wine & Grape Board); Jerry Pellegrino (Chef/Owner, Corks restaurant, Baltimore); Coke Roth (Vineyard Owner, Wine Consultant & Attorney, Washington State), and Phil Ward (Brand Manager & Wine Educator, American B.D. Co./The Opici Wine Group, New Jersey, and Board of Directors, International Riesling Foundation).
The New York contingent includes Mollie Battenhouse, DWS (Wine Director & Educator, International Wine Center, New York City); Jim Clarke (Wine Writer and Director, MEGU restaurant, New York City); Michael Feil, General Manager, Westchester Country Club); Chris Gerling (Enology Extension Associate, Cornell University/Geneva Experiment Station); Louisa Hargrave (Long Island Wine Pioneer, Journalist and Consultant, WineWise, LLC); Lorraine Hems, CS, CWD (Lecturer of Wine Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology & Instructor, New York Wine & Culinary Center, Canandaigua); Linda Lawry (Director, International Wine Center, New York City); Fred LeBrun (Columnist, Albany Times-Union); Marquita Levy (Wine Associate and Wine Director, Vino Volo Wine Bar, John F. Kennedy Airpo rt); Bill Mahoney (Wine Manager, Premium Wine & Spirits, Buffalo); Anna Katharine Mansfield (Assistant Professor of Enology, Cornell University/Geneva Experiment Station); and Eric White (Wine Columnist & Store Manager, The Winery, New York City).
Edited by Don Giovanni, 24 July 2010 - 07:16 AM.