@Telesomm #SommStory: Christopher Sachs, Travel By Wine
With Christopher's philosophy that you can travel by wine, get ready for an episode that will jet set you to new places by vino!
Christopher Sachs is a wine and spirits professional based in Central New Jersey. He was classically trained in Culinary Arts at The Culinary Institute of America where he took a short course in the study of wine. That’s where his love of food and wine really blossomed. Shortly after graduation, he worked in the restaurant industry at Ninety Acres in Peapack/Gladstone, NJ and End of Elm in Morristown, NJ. After his last stint in restaurants, Christopher began studying with the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) at the International Wine Center in NYC and has since completed the Advanced Course in Wines and Spirits, as well as the coveted Diploma of Wines and Spirits. He currently works as a Sales Representative with Skurnik Wines and Spirits in the NJ/NY area and consults with various retail and restaurant partners on a daily basis. Christopher finds joy in exploring the world by way of wine, spirits, sake, and cider. Follow him on Instagram: travelbywine and on the Telesomm app
“People who don’t even want to try the wine, they just want to hear the story. They will close their eyes and take a trip to whatever region I am telling them about. And it’s just magical.” ~Christopher Sachs, Travel By Wine
Here are just a few of our tasting notes from the episode:
- German Riesling
- Champagne region of France
- Loire Valley France
- Pinot Noir
- 1997 Château Haut-Brion
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