Port Tonging with Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson

Posted February 20, 2015

WineLibrary Staff


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You may know him as one of the stars of the wine documentary Somm. You may know him as the sommelier of Eleven Madison Park. You may know him for his amazing wine Vallin. But regardless of how you found out about Dustin Wilson, there is no forgetting him or his dramatic port-tong demonstration. In the quest for the most epic customer experience possible, Dustin and his team at EMP revived a technique that used to only be reserved for old, sediment-heavy ports. Port-tonging has everything: fire, red-hot metal, melted wax, even a badger's hair shaving brush! Watch the video below to find out what the hype is all about: