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Master Sommelier Justin Spellman to visit Inn by the Sea for an Evening of Experience & Education


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE………….November 7, 2009



Master Sommelier to Visit Inn by the Sea,

for an Evening of Culinary Experience & Education.


Inn by the Sea and Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich are pleased to announce that Master Sommelier Joseph Spellman, with the Justin winery, will be offering an evening of culinary experience and education on Thursday December 17 in Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea. Chef Kaldrovich will present each dish, with a discussion on the ingredients, followed by Mr. Spellman who will describe the selected parings for each course.

Spellman is one of only 176 Master Sommeliers in the world, earning the prestigious Master Sommelier Diploma in 1996. He is a frequent instructor and examiner in the Court of Master Sommeliers and in 2005 was elected Chairman of the American Chapter of the Court.

In 1997 Spellman won the French Sommelier Competition in Paris sponsored by SOPEXA, and the title “Best Sommelier in the World in French Wines and Spirit, a rare achievement given he is only the second American to have done so. In the following year (1998) he was named the Bon Appetit Wine & Spirits Professional of the Year.

Spellman has been a leading wine educator, writer, and consultant, and has led wine seminars in the US, UK, Japan, and Australia. Currently he is Winery Sommelier for JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery. He has worked with wine since 1979, principally as a sommelier, in many widely respected restaurant cellars, including Tango, Maxim’s, The Pump Room, The Park Hyatt Hotel, and Charlie Trotter’s.

Inn by the Sea will be offering a prix fixe menu at $58 per person including wine, starting at 6:30 PM. Reservations are limited and may be made through OpenTable.com or by calling Inn by the Sea at  207-799-3134. The menu may be viewed at www.innbythesea.com .

For more information: Contact Rauni Kew, Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107 207-602-8500 email: rkew@innbythesea.com




Rauni Kew
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40 Bowery Beach Rd. Cape Elizabeth ,ME 04107
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