FEASTIVAL: Keep Calm & Sip On
Jordan Fuller & Etinosa Emokpae
Friday, December 11
Join noted sommeliers Jordan Fuller (Vine Street Imports, the Fitler Club, Starr Restaurants) and Etinosa Emokpae (Walnut Street Cafe & Friday, Saturday, Sunday) for a live tasting featuring wines from the most interesting wine regions of the world. They will share the stories behind the drinks, all of which have unique origins, whether they be from as far away as South Africa or nearby as Pennsylvania. All in all, the two sommeliers will remind you that all you have to do is Keep Calm & Sip On!
Attendees will receive the wines to taste alongside the sommeliers.
Serves: 1-2 people
Tickets are now off-sale.
*Delivery is limited to a 20 mile radius of FringeArts.
Friday, Dec 11 at 5pm
About Jordan Fuller
Originally from Hawaii, Jordan Fuller was raised in Philadelphia and went on to attend The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College where he was recognized as the 2013 Rising Star by Philadelphia Magazine. He has worked as the sommelier at STARR Restaurants, including il Pittore, Buddakan & Barclay Prime as well as at the Schulson Collective before taking over as the beverage manager at the Fitler Club, a members-only social club housing multiple restaurants in Center City. He now is the Regional Sales Manager for Vine Street Imports. Fuller is a licensed Sherry expert and a certified Sommelier. He can be found on Instagram @the_Professor26.
About Etinosa Emokpae
Etinosa Emokpae is a wine professional based in Philadelphia via The Bronx, NY. While cutting her teeth at Maialino, Lafayette and Mission Chinese in New York City, Etinosa developed a deep appreciation and love for all things wine. In search of new adventure, she moved to Philadelphia in 2016.
She worked at a kitchen and later served as head sommelier at Walnut Street Café while achieving her advanced wine certification through the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). She was named one of SevenFifty’s Rising Stars in Philadelphia for 2019. She most recently served as the wine director of Friday Saturday Sunday.
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