2020 Winners Announced
September 7, 2020
2021 Registration Opens
October 1, 2020
2021 Judging Date
May 16, 2021
The Sommeliers Choice Awards and The CIA BevPro are pleased to announce their partnership.
The Culinary Institute of America BevPro Summit , which is three-day summit which includes immersive educational programs such as creative beverage, culinary, and sensory seminars; fun and challenging tasting exercises; and career-focused coaching opportunities, that will observe in attendance, career-driven individuals in the beverage industry focused on mentorship, management, hospitality, and leadership.
Presented by The Culinary Institute of America, the CIA Summit for Beverage Professionals is an annual enrichment program for career-driven individuals in the beverage industry focused on mentorship, management, hospitality, and leadership
It is held in the Napa Valley. The three-day summit includes immersive educational programs such as creative beverage, culinary, and sensory seminars; fun and challenging tasting exercises; and career-focused coaching opportunities.
Unique to this summit, attendees have one-on-one access to distinguished summit presenters, including Master Sommeliers, Masters of Wine, Wine and Beverage Directors, CIA Faculty, and more.
Join the fifth annual CIA Bev Pro on March 1-3, 2020 here.
Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier culinary college. Dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers bachelor’s degrees in management, culinary arts, culinary science, and applied food studies, and associate degrees in either culinary arts or baking and pastry arts. The college also offers executive education through its Food Business School along with certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its conferences, leadership initiatives, and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry and its worldwide network of nearly 50,000 alumni includes innovators in every area of the food business. The CIA has locations in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore. For more information, visit them here.
Sommeliers Choice Awards is the ultimate wine competition which aims to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list. An all star judging panel consisting of leading sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers, wine directors at the U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs gather in San Francisco to judge wines coming from across the globe. Wines are judged on the basis of: Food Parability, Typicity, Value, Quality, and Package. Medals are awarded to those wines that meet very specific judging criteria, with a goal of identifying wines that should become additions to restaurant wine lists. SCA is currently accepting entries, Special Pricing Offer ends on Januay 31, 2020.