My favorite wines evoke nice experiences

Maintaining high quality wines and other drinks in perfect condition, ensuring their adequate supply, caring for the drinking glass, and in particular providing an exceptional experience to the guest - that is how Simon Jakubik, an ace sommelier, defines his interesting work for restaurants and bars at Carlsbad Plaza: "I believe we are doing a great job of it with the other colleagues. Our guests can really taste dozens of specialties, not only among wines."

How did you come to working as a sommelier?

By pure accident. During the last twenty-five years, I have come to love wine, and when I was offered to work for a company importing quality French wines to the Czech Republic, I did not hesitate. Their sophisticated education system enabled me to become even more familiar with wines.

Where did you get the necessary experience?

Through everyday work. For a sommelier, it is important to keep in touch with not only wine but also the customers to whom it is served. Sommelier enhances their quality by means of constant repetition, tasting and smelling all tastes and smells, which can be found by tasting new wines as well as those already tasted previously. Each year, new wines are produced and the older ones change their character, training is therefore practically an endless process. I also gained knowledge as a member of the Sommelier Association of the Czech Republic in courses and competitions. Thanks to my work, I could make regular visits to wine regions in France, within the boundaries of which I attended interesting internships. After seven years in business, I started thinking about a new challenge, which resulted in my employment at Carlsbad Plaza Hotel...

What specialty would you now recommend to the hotel guests?

Our guests can taste a variety of excellent cognacs, whiskeys or even sake. Among wines it would be the entire collection of Premier Grand Cru Class of Bordeaux, including the famous Chateau Petrus, Grand Cru from the Bourgogne and Chablis area, Champagne Cristal from Louis Roederer or great Italian wines ranging from Barolo to Sassicaia.

Is there any custom in tastes or should the wine only match the sommelier's taste with a particular dish?

There are general recommendations and proven combinations. For example, to drink sake, beer, or a basic Chablis with sushi, and on the other hand sweet Sauternes or Tokay with goose foie grass. True art is however finding unexpected combinations. If this is achieved, the guest is presented with an unforgettable experience. The sommelier's task among others also includes finding out about guests taste preferences. A number of other factors play a role, such as time of the day and year, weather, the structure of the wine is also quite important, such as its acidity, amount of tannins, sugars, or the age of the beverage...

What flavors do you personally prefer?

Among red wines it is Côtes du Rhône, and especially Cairanne and Gigondas, in white wines Bourgogne. I had the opportunity to experience on my own the areas wines originate from and I still love returning there. I also love the combinations of wines and cheeses, I'd like to mention Gigondas from Domaine Santa Duc with matured goat and sheep cheeses or Saint Jacques scallops in olive oil with mushrooms and Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru from Hubert Chava. Additionally scrambled eggs with truffle oil and good Champagne is also a must!


Oblíbená vína

Whole gallery

Published date: Aug 8, 2011

Add new comment

ylq ylq

September 20, 2017 10:59 AM

ylq,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [b][/b],,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [b][/b],,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [b][/b],,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


aptoide lite aptoide lite

September 5, 2017 12:02 PM


Assignment help online Adam

July 12, 2017 1:21 PM

It is good to see such a helpful website! It has informative as well as interesting articles. I look forward to visit this site again and again. Students with the assignment writing problem could visit our site and can opt for our assignment writing help. <a href=""> </a>


Assignment help Adameve

July 12, 2017 1:16 PM

Congrats on having such well managed site! It has good looks and contains informative content as well. We are also a web portal where students get the help with the academic writing by opting for our assignment help online and can get a well written assignment.


showboxapp showboxapp

June 4, 2017 10:51 AM

<a href="">Showbox app download</a>


French open live streaming james

May 9, 2017 5:32 AM

Nice post thanks for sharing such article


myy ghfhf

May 8, 2017 3:55 AM,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


ZTE Nubia Z11 key features sanjay

May 3, 2017 2:24 PM


assisted living placement in houston jk

April 25, 2017 2:11 PM

I went over this site and I trust you have a considerable measure of superb data, spared to my bookmarks


root android Barison

April 2, 2017 12:24 PM

This is android phone and is powered by ARM Cortex A8 processor which supports 2g too as 3g network.


online shopping apps Hasan

March 16, 2017 8:42 AM

It is such an ordinary and tiring situation when while on the job you will just from the same color from the painted walls and gonna do it .


online shopping apps in india Pooja

March 7, 2017 6:37 AM

In the event you are a staff member even then can this specific amount bag for your workplace also because the bag is actually versatile might fit practically in most situations.


fiori launchpad fiori launchpad

February 28, 2017 6:56 AM

The thoughts are amazing nevertheless it just doesn't come having an user's manual. Most of the time it works pretty well on autopilot so we rarely for you to pop the hood and explore its full decent.


bulk computer recycling Joseph

February 23, 2017 7:22 AM

How did they know? Was it coincidence? If this all happened in the internet, then it’s probably not a coincidence


Solidworks Project Help

February 20, 2017 11:47 AM

This is really great work. Thank you for sharing such a useful information here in the blog.


SAS Homework Help

February 20, 2017 11:17 AM

I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the random misinformation that's at the other blogs.


ColdFusion Project Help

February 20, 2017 10:54 AM

Good way of telling, good post to take facts regarding my presentation subject matter, which i am going to deliver in my college

React Assignment Help

February 20, 2017 10:32 AM

Science Channel’s are giving a complete knowledge to its viewers about every thing students write done dissertation on this subjects and show its importance.


Website Hosting Pakistan

February 20, 2017 10:07 AM

The leading assignment help UK firm offers state of the art services to its clients with a promise of delivering all the required work well within the deadline.


Displayed items: from 1 to 20 (total 42)
1 | 2 | 3 | Next page


↑ nahoru