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It's A Guy Thing

Date: June 04, 2019

It's what a man's man wants. Big bold wines and craft beer to satisfy every taste to wash down the fantastic food selections from featured restaurants.

Sit down for a shoe shine, puff on a cigar, while soaking in the live music and you've got the perfect "man's man" experience. Attendees can try their hand at poker and take their chances at winning fabulous door prizes. Guests should bring or wear their finest shoes or favorite boots and have them polished and shined while sitting back and relaxing.

There are more surprises in store with door prizes and fun takeaways!

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Meet Master Sommelier Guy Stout

Guy Noel Stout MS, CWE
Corporate Director Beverage Education

Glazer's Family of Companies

Want to meet a giant in the Wine Industry? Come to It's A Guy Thing and meet Houston's own Guy Stout! Guy is one of only 215 Master Sommelier (MS) in the world. He is also a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), Certified Spirits Specialist (CSS) and previous President of the Society of Wine Educators. A graduate of the University of Houston Hilton School, Guy has served on the Board of Directors of the Court of Master Sommelier, and has been recognized as a Houston Icon for his contribution to the Wine and Food Industry of Texas.

Tim Hanni

Master of Wine, Certified Wine Educator
Wine Industry Faculty, Sonoma State University

Tim Hanni is an internationally renowned ‘flavor maven.’ A professionally-trained chef, he is one of the first two resident Americans to successfully complete the examination and earn the title Master of Wine. He is a Certified Wine Educator accredited by the Society of Wine Educators. He has been involved with wine- and food-related businesses, education and research for over thirty-five years. Hanni has a unique perspective on food and wine, providing a modern and innovative approach to the subject.

His techniques for creating easy to use wine lists and retail wine programs are combined with tried and tested culinary philosophies on “balancing” food and wine flavors. These techniques are employed by thousands of restaurants and hotel outlets around the world and have provided the foundation for Napa Seasoning Company’s unique new product Vignon™, the first Flavor Balancing Seasoning designed to simplify food preparation. Hanni is recognized for introducing the concept of the “umami” taste phenomenon to the wine and food community. He has lectured in over 27 countries around the world on the topics of flavor balancing, sensory sciences, wine and culinary history.

2019 Participating Restaurants

2019 Bold Sips

2019 Suds

2019 Sponsors

Tom Peacock Cadillac
The Woodlands Country Club
Kobe Club
Ben E Keith
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