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Drawing culinary masters and wine experts from around the world, the 14th Annual Wine & Food Week uncorks June 4-10, 2018 with scores of legendary wine producers and culinary personalities. With events featuring more than 500 wines and 50 restaurants, there is plenty of culinary and wine talent to meet at Wine & Food Week.

Wine Wizard 2018

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Guy Stout

Corporate Director Beverage Education
Glazer's Family of Companies

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. Guy has also 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. He is a graduate of the University of Houston Hilton School.
He is the Corporate Account Specialist and Director of Beverage Education for The Glazer’s Family of Companies, covering 14 states.

Guy has been the guest featured “wine expert” on the PBS cooking series Cucina Amore with Damian Mandola and Johnny Carrabba, founders of Carrabba’s Restaurants. He has also appeared on a number of radio and television talk shows covering wine and food. He was a featured speaker at the Smithsonian Institute Folk Life Festival in Washington D.C. lecturing on the Texas wine industry.

Guy is a member of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association and owner of Stout Vineyards in the Texas Hill Country AVA, producing Syrah and Tempranillo grapes.
He is an active wine judge for a variety of national competitions; including the TexSomm International Wine Awards, California State Fair, Jefferson Cup, Missouri Grape Growers, Indiana State Wine Competition, and the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition.

Guy is also a member of the Houston Food and Beverage Managers Association and founder of the Houston Caesar Salad Competition for Charity. He is an active spokesman for the adult beverage industry.
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