Master Sommelier Will Costello to Lead Wine Social at Beau Rivage
Beau Rivage is pleased to host a wine social featuring Will Costello, Brand Ambassador and Master Sommelier of Bien Nacido & Solomon Hill Vineyards in Los Olivos, California. Costello was named one of Wine & Spirits Magazine’s “Top New Sommeliers 2013.”
Worldwide, only 249 men and women have earned the title Master Sommelier, of which 158 are American. Costello is a Master Sommelier by the American Chapter of the Court of Master Sommeliers, and passed with Distinction the Advanced Certificate of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust. Costello has competed in numerous wine-related competitions including The Court of Master Sommelier’s TOP/Somm, The Chaine de Rotisseurs “Young Somm Competition,” the Ruinart Champagne Challenge. He is an educator for New Zealand Wines and educates at the Society or Wine Educators National Conference yearly. Costello is frequently included in The Somm Journal, Gourmet, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Eater National Publications.
Bien Nacido is one of the hottest wineries on California’s Central Coast, crafting a superb collection of wines from its historic Santa Maria Valley vineyard, which can trace its roots back to 1837. Bien Nacido Vineyards and Solomon Hill Vineyard is one of the only family-owned wineries in the Central Coast of California.
Five specially selected wines from the Bien Nacido collection will be paired with a variety of light hors-d’oeuvres and a selection of fruits and cheeses on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at EIGHT75. Tickets for the event are $55 plus tax and gratuity and are available at Beau Rivage box office, or by calling 1.888.750.7111.