Periwinkle Foundation

Iron Sommelier

Thank you to everyone who attended the 10th Anniversary Iron Sommelier 2017, Presented by AUTOSOL, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

Andres Blanco of Caracol reigned supreme winning the title of Iron Sommelier 2017.

1st runner up – Angie Chang of Yauatcha

2nd runner up – Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food & Wine, Helen in the Heights

Underwriter Tasting Room, Best Presentation – Lindsay Huntsman of Emmaline and Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food & Wine, Helen in the Heights

People’s Choice Award – Andres Blanco of Caracol

Photos from last year’s event:

Sommeliers who participated in the Iron Sommelier 2017 competition:

Lindsay Huntsman — Emmaline

Evan Turner – Helen Greek Food and Wine, Helen in the Heights

Matthew Pridgen — One FifthUnderbelly

Samantha Porter — Pioneer Wines and Spirits

Brandon Kerne — Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

Shepard Ross — MadCat Hospitality

Chris Fleischman  — Riel

Jane-Paige B. D’Huyvetter — River Oaks Country Club

Farrah Cauley — Sonoma Wine Bar – Upper KirbySonoma in the Heights

Matt Crawford  — State of Grace

Adele Corrigan  — 13 celsius Wine Bar

Thomas Moësse — Vinology Bottle Shop & Tasting Bar, divino Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

Andres Blanco — Caracol Restaurant