ATX Somms

Our Mission

ATX Somms is a public service organization committed to education and mentorship for beverage industry professionals in Austin, Texas. This group connects the community to resources, events, & opportunities and is inclusive of all passionate professionals seeking knowledge.


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Les Dames d’Escoffier of Austin Announces New Educational Scholarships

Application Period Runs January 6 – February 3


The Austin chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, an international culinary
leadership organization of women, invites women to apply for its 2020 educational scholarship program,
which will fund $20,000 in scholarships, professional development stipends and other grants.

Mock Certified Sommelier Exam Prep | FEB12

Date February 12th

Time 9:45am – 2:30pm*

This is one of two ‘mock’ exam dates in preparation for the CMS – Americas Certified Sommelier Exam on MON, FEB 24th at the AT&T Center.

The event will be led by Advanced Sommelier Nathan Prater, with assistance from local talents Mandi Nelson (Certified Sommelier), Patrick Olds (Advanced Sommelier), and Paul Ozbirn (Advanced Sommelier).

A Master Class with Jackson Family Wines Master Sommelier Larry O’Brien

Date February 19th

Time: 12pm – 1:00pm

Larry will take guests on a deep dive into North American vineyards and growing regions by taking them on a google maps intensive look into what make specific properties and regions unique.

He will also discuss current Court issues and hot topics and answer questions relative to those topics.