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SommCon Hosts Côtes Du Rhône, It Takes a Village


Free Webinar for Beverage Industry Professionals via Zoom on August 27 at 9:00 a.m. PDT

San Diego, CA (August 24, 2020) – What:

SommCon®, a leading conference for the wine, beer, and spirits industry, hosts panel discussion featuring experts from throughout the Côtes du Rhône. The webinar is to be held via Zoom on Thursday August 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. PDT.

Attendees of the webinar hear from an expert panel how geography differentiates Côtes du Rhône and Côtes du Rhône Villages. During the webinar panelists explore the many nuances including color, terroir, and denomination that this French AOC offers.

The webinar is free to members of the trade with the option to make a payment in support of The Somm Relief Project, a joint initiative from SommCon, The Somm Journal, and The Tasting Panel that provides grants and funding to individual members of the trade impacted by COVID-19 and non-profit organizations in the wine and spirits industry that are financially supporting personally affected individuals.


Speakers for the webinar include:

Francine Tallaron, Lawyer AOC Specialist, Syndicat des Côtes du Rhône
Michelle Bouffard, Certified Sommelier, DipWSET, Certified Educator
Edouard Guérin, Technical Manager and Winemaker, Maison Ogier
Anthony Taylor, Director of Public Relations, Maison Gabriel Meffre
Julien Lafond, Domaine de l’Espigouette


Jonathan Cristaldi, Editor-at-Large, SOMM Journal and Tasting Panel Magazine

When and Where:

August 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. PDT via Zoom.

Sign Up:

Visit HERE to register. The webinar will also be available for download on the SommConfidential Blog, located on the SommCon® website, for those unable to attend live.

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