Dan Belmont, proprietor at Good Wine x Good People in London, will lead this mouthwatering session about the food-friendly nature of the wines from New York state. The discussion, accompanied by a delectable food and wine pairing exercise, will feature a panel of winery representatives from across the state, all producing cool-climate, high acid, foodie wines.
About the Moderator:
Dan has spent hundreds of classroom hours thrilling guests with wine & cheese education on both sides of the Atlantic. From the restaurant floor to festivals, television & radio – Dan shares his passion and curiosity for the world of wine and aims to inspire his guests to start their own life-long journey of wine appreciation. He fell in love with wine visiting the Finger Lakes wine region in New York State and has since worked as a brand ambassador and hospitality consultant for several notable Finger Lakes producers and the statewide industry, as well as a judge at the New York State Wine Classic in 2019.
Dan is a certified American Wine Expert and holds the Level 3 certification in Wines & Spirits from the WSET. He led the education departments of NYC’s famed Murray’s Cheese, the largest artisan cheese retailer in the US, and Bedales of Borough, a trio of London wine bars inspired by market-driven fare. Dan currently lives in London with his wife, where he is the Wine Ambassador for Liebherr UK, and proudly supports a variety of international trade associations and producers as a presenter, educator & judge. His decade-plus of experience is the engine behind his latest work – goodwinexgoodpeople.com – now shipping personalised mixed cases UK-wide!