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Female Led Beverage Residency Program at Troutbeck – Wine director & partner côte restaurants
May 15 - May 17
Victoria James is the Director of Beverage and Partner at Michelin-starred Cote inNYC andMiami as well asCote Wine Club, and recently received for the second year in a row a James Beard nomination for “Outstanding Wine Program.” She has worked in restaurants since she was thirteen. She fell in love with wine and when she was twenty-one became certified as a sommelier. Victoria’s name has appeared on many no-table lists: Forbes “30 Under 30,” Food & Wine’s “2018 Sommelier of the Year,” Zagat’s “30 Under 30,” Wine Enthusiast’s “40 Under 40,” Wine & Spirits’ “Best New Sommeliers.” She is the author of DRINK PINK, A Celebration of Rosé (HarperCollins) and the international bestseller, WINE GIRL, The Obstacles, Humiliations, and Triumphs of America’s Youngest Sommelier (Ecco/HarperCollins). She also has contributed to Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Eater, and Bon Appétit. She is also the co-founder and President ofWINE EMPOWERED, a non-profit that aims to diversify the hospitality industry by offering tuition-free wine classes to women and minorities.@victoria___jamesSunday, May 15, 3-4:30pm — Book Talk — Victoria will discuss her memoir and answer questions about becoming “the youngest sommelier in America.” Sunday, May 15, 6:30pm — Supper in the Gallery — Join sommelier Victoria for a convivial dinner with pairings, sipped from her new graceful stemware collection with Lenox.Monday, May 16 — Victoria will lead “wine school’ during preservice to introduce herself and her “Selects” to our team, before sitting down to dine with her family as our guestJoin us for dinner this week to taste Victoria’s additions to our wine list (and while supplies last): email@example.com